Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Day of Fun

Today Rose & I travelled into London for a little shopping trip, starting with Selfridges

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Where we brought cupcakes

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And I can confirm they taste as good as they look!

Next stop was John Lewis and their haberdashery department and then it was time for a Cream Tea at Liberty

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Next stop on our journey was All the Fun of the Fair which was filled with lots of knitted treasures

It was a hot and exhausting day but was well worth the treats I came home with, would you like to see what I brought?

Pin cushions from Cath Kidston and a cute apple needle holder

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A knitted pumpkin and appropriate mug for the moment

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(both from All the Fun of the Fair)

And some pretty pins and charms which will hopefully adorn my knitted projects very soon!

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And yes behind them is a Cath Kidston hankie

Now it’s time for me to do some blog hopping!

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  1. Ooooh, those cupcakes! Between you and Rose, I think you're being very cruel lol!
    Beki xxx

  2. You found such cute treasures...I especially love the little strawberry pin cushion and oh my, what yummy goodies you had....hugs, Linda

  3. It looks like a lovely time there at Selfridges. Your finds are very sweet! :)

  4. I love your mushroom! The strawberry is adorable too. It looks like a very successful day of shopping. Good luck with your knitting! Have a nice week. Twyla

  5. Hi Victoria! I have tagged you at


    I want to know 6 uninteresting things about you!

  6. It sounds like you had a really fun day and I love all your treasures. I think I am fondest of that knitted pumpkin. You bought that? How cool. I am knitting a big lace shawl (never really gets cold enough here in So Ca to use much, but I will be stylish when it does) ... I may need to lay that aside for a while and try my hand at knitting a pumpkin!

  7. Oh I really want the cream tea at Liberty! Sounds like a totally fun day.xx

  8. What fun post! I love London! I haven't been there for too long. I love the things you bought too! That mug is too funny! Have a nice day.

  9. MMMMMMMMMMMM cupcakes and cream tea :-)

    In case you haven't already eaten all of it, the strawberry and cream cupcakes are GOOOOOOD lol

    Rose X

  10. Oooh those cakes look good! What a fab day! I must have a shopping day in London soon!
    Sally x

  11. The cream tea looks the biz! What a wonderful day you had! ;-)

  12. Wow what a fun day you had. Yummy looking cakes and cute Cath Kidston goodies

  13. I love how the prices are written on the cupcakes, whaT A good idea! They look delish!
    The pincushions are adorable too :)
    This is such a lovely post.


  14. Victoria, what a lovely outing you had! Those cupcakes look like they are to die for! Hope you enjoyed them!

  15. wow what a great day out, the cream tea looks lovely. I'm going to London in August to meet a friend & we were looking for somewhere to have afternoon tea..... I think you've just helped us out, thanks :)

  16. sounds like a great day - i must get to selfridges and libertys soon x

  17. OMG I think you had a day of pure shopping perfection ... and tea to boot. HEAVEN!!! Love that pumpkin, next time I'm there, I am SOOOO going to that shop!!!

  18. Next time you go into London for tea, can I go, please..!!! You Lucky girl..!!! Love all your pictures. Thanks,

  19. Hi!
    I've just found you through Rose...I love your purchases! Congratulations on the giveaway you won at Patchwork Harmony, I won too!
    Greetings from Italy!

  20. What a fantabulous day!... my idea of heaven. Next time that you are coming to S let me know and we can meet for coffee...hugs Tx

  21. All my favourite places ... I wish I could have joined you instead of being stuck inside my sweltering office!! :)

  22. So many yummies in this post! You've such neat places to go to, no wonder I want to visit!! Love ya, Lori

  23. Oooo great buys, what a lovely day was had. Wish I'd been there too! :-)


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