MMJ12 – St Ives Tate Goes Pop!

‘Come away for a few days,’ my parents said. ‘Cornwall. It’s lovely.’

At no point did they say to this hardened urbanite, ‘There will be no mobile phone signal and no Internet access.’

I don’t know whether to have a nervous breakdown or eat another pastie!

I’ll keep it succinct. Lisa kindly agreed to be photographed with me today in the Martin Creed white latex balloon installation at St Ives Tate. Wheeee! The installation is superb fun:

My Me Made Makes for today are the Tilly necklace that has seen lots of reincarnations in the blogging community and my Jane Brocket Chanel style bag, finished last night:

This bag is cute as a button and gorgeous to touch, my first make from The Gentle Art Of Knitting:

The handles for this bag were kindly supplied by Midnight Bettys. I’d recommend this bag as a make for absolute beginners and I’d recommend this make as a perfect gift for friends.

There’s so much more I want to share with you, but drizzle is about to kill my netbook and I really should be gazing at that beautiful Cornish view, enjoying the fact that I am torn from the workaday world of computers.

Later, guys!

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12 Responses to MMJ12 – St Ives Tate Goes Pop!

  1. Amy says:

    Fabulous photo! Possibly my favourite so far…

  2. Dibs says:

    I love the necklace. I might have to make one for myself. Looks like you had tons of fun.

  3. Ashley says:

    Gorgeous bag! I can’t wait to try making one 🙂 Those balloons look very fun too!
    Ashley x

  4. Kerry says:

    Love your knitted bag! Beautiful colour and stitch textures.

  5. Ayse says:

    Enjoy your holiday! I loved the balloons 🙂 Keep on having fun!

  6. MrsC says:

    I feel your pain about losing interweb contact. And I love the bag!

  7. Kat says:

    That bag is so cool! I have seen so many knitted bags lately and they are really making me want to make one. THey would be a great way to use up leftover yarn!

  8. Lucette says:

    I have been enjoying your action photos all week. the necklace is great.

  9. Fatty Bumble says:

    Love the balloon hair!

    Your bag is absolutely gorgeous! Lovely colour too!

  10. Portia says:

    Oh my gosh I love that bag!
    Px

  11. Roobeedoo says:

    Accessory day! The fun just keeps on coming! : D

  12. Betty says:

    Bag looks awesome! I’m glad the handles worked well for it!

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