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Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Baguette Box Makeover & Cath Kidston Quilts for sale

I have been busy getting the baguette box that I bought at the weekend ready for the V&H Fair on Saturday.  I have painted it in Farrow & Ball Lichen and lightly distressed it before giving it a coat of clear wax polish to finish.  What do you think?

I have lined the front with vintage French faded roses fabric and added a Vichy check heart to finish.  I hope it goes down well at the fair.

I am having to use the fabric very sparingly as I haven't much left, but I think it looks just right with the green and adds a nice contrast.  
Now I don't normally sell things through my Blog but I have two Cath Kidston quilts and as they are not vintage I cannot sell them at the fairs.  I also despise listing things on a certain auction site so I thought I would offer them for sale here.

Firstly is a sweet CK Eiderdown, feather filled and with an Oxford trim.  It is tied with little pieces of ribbon rather than being quilted and I am sure the feathers are secured in another cover inside as it doesn't seem to be uneven (if that makes sense!!) I cannot see any damage and it has been washed.

It measures 42"x62" (Still a feet and inches girl I'm afraid...ahem!!)  and I am asking £35 + £7 P&P.

I also have a paisley CK quilt (possibly Ikea I think), it is a good size measuring 69"x106" and is in good condition.

It is a lovely paisley design to one side and red polka dots to the other.  It has also been washed and is ready to go.  I am asking £35 + £7 P&P.  Please Email me at hestanesta@hotmail.co.uk if you are interested.  Hope you are all having a great week so far.
Jo xx


  1. I cant believe that is the same little box you have done an amazing job it will go within the first 5 mins im sure. Lovely quilts to. Enjoy the rest of your week, dee x

  2. That is one gorgeous makeover. Love the colour you chose and the heart and fabric embellishments.

  3. The baguette box looks lovely,transformed, love that fabric too x

  4. So much better!
    Perfect for spare loo rolls in a pretty bathroom now.
    Julie x

  5. Just beautiful! If I could go to the fair I would be buying all your products!!! Love what you do, your baguette box is so nice as are the quilts. Kindest regards, Ann ~ Australia

  6. What a transformation! The box looks fabulous now and is sure to be snapped up... I love the colour choice you used too. Have a great fair, Abby x

  7. Brilliant job Jo that will walk out the door very quickly I have no doubt. Good luck on Saturday.


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Jo xx