I am not one of lifes medal winners, I have no trophies or medals from my school years, I was definitely more of a bookworm than an athlete let's say, if my Mum had been willing I would totally have been the kid that faked the broken arm in a cast to get out of school sports day.
I'm a wheezy Asthmatic and back in the day I could turn sideways and the sun would shine through me. So when I came upon a grab bag of 11m of medal ribbons for 50c I snatched that sucker up and (inhaler in hand)
Well I got them home, spread them out on the floor, attached Gold milk bottle tops as medals, had a mock Olympics with just me, where I won all the trophies, threw them all up in the air, rolled around in them for a bit then figured I should probably find a use for them.
Now I'm obsessed with weaving, love, love, love it so I made this baby to put all my Crochet bits and bobs in. I love that it's recycled, my fave colours Red, White & Blue and the colour scheme got me feeling nostalgic for home with the Queens Jubilee rapidly approaching, so the lining has some Umbrellas on it too :)
Best bit is that I still have a stash of these ribbons, so off to find me some more craft ideas for using medal ribbons, any thoughts my lovelies?
P.s Check out my new Press page, yup little ole me got featured as The Huffinton Post Stylelist Daily's Craft of the Day feature, woohooo, so excited x