Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Fair, panties and a big surprise!

Sorry I missed you yesterday. I was winding down after an utterly brilliant weekend.
Vintage Village was amazing, just wonderful. Loads of people came to visit the Oooh Betty stall.
I was most pleased to meet Adele who sold me my lovely handy stool.
Also I had the great pleasure of chatting with Lynn of Doodley Birds fame. Check out her write up on the fair!

I arrived home exhausted but content.
When I bounced (dragged myself) through our front door I was greeted by a rather excited Mr Betty (not that kind of excited.....purrlease). He had a present for me!!

Before I tell you about the grand surprise I will share some stall pics with you.

I had a really good day for sales, sold all my vanity cases and sold my sewing stool.
Truth be told I virtually sold out. I came home with one box of stock......such a good feeling.

Before I reveal Mr Bettys big surprise I should just mention my panties.

This is a stage in my kitty overhaul plans (the word plan makes it sound more efficient than it actually is).
I am now going to package my kitties wearing nothing but a pair of big knickers. They will also have a complete outfit and, as before, a satchel.
My mother has been busy over in the sweat shop annexe making little knitted panties in pretty underweary colours. She is ace!

I am now going to show you the bestest gift I have ever received in all my 21 years of life (shut it).

Can you flippin believe it??
Mr Betty has bought me a flippin caravan.
I don't think he could have chosen any better. It has glass windows, a stable style door and it is the perfect shape ( to me anyway).
It needs a lot of work to the interior but that is what I wanted...a project.
We have already started stripping it all out and i will take some pics of the interior once I am able to.
I don't know whether I will be able to sleep tonight. It is like Christmas but without sprouts :)

Tonight I will mostly be looking at caravans.
Thanks for reading. X

Posted using IPad and half my brain.


  1. I'll start with the pants...genius! And perfect colours...will the boys have y fronts?? The caravan....Mr Betty has surpassed himself but I think he needs to be aware he may never see you again....x x x x x x x

  2. Ohhh has he got gas mantle lights? He looks just like a smaller version of dogtanian our sprite musketeer from my childhood! Enjoy!

  3. Oh wow! That caravan is the exact one I have on my most wanted list in my head. I tried to explain the shape and size to my husband but he just conveniently said he didn't know what I was talking about. Well done Mr Betty on producing the perfect 21st present!

    Love Claire xx

  4. Wowzers, what a present! Looking forward to seeing what you do to prettify it. And your stall looked amazing, I'm not surprised you sold nearly all your stock! x

  5. Wow - Mr Betty sounds like an absolute treasure! Wish my DH would buy me a caravan! Cant wait to see more photos of your new project!

    So good to hear you did so well at the fair.


  6. Ooh Betty you are going to have the very bestest of times decorating your caravan - happy days!

  7. Wow! That is amazing. You need to check out Connie the caravan. X

  8. That's what you call a gift that keeps on giving!!
    How exciting
    Thea x

  9. PANTS!!!! He he he, think its a good idea being packaged without outfit so it can be dressed. I may have to ask for similar pants from Mr Mabel&Bean for Christmas...
    There are no words for the caravan...it is quite positively the cutest little caravan I have ever seen, and can only imagine how lovely you will make it x

  10. Wow ... what a great pressie ... can't wait to see yout titivations (is that spelt right) ... love the kitty's pants ... very cute ... well done with your stall ... it looked great ... Bee x

  11. What a brilliant surprise. Looking forward to seeing what you do with the interior.
    Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

  12. Mr Betty is an absolute genius. You can tell him that from me. Looking forward to seeing it transformed to utter gorgeousness! xx

  13. Wow! Sooo lovely, what a great surprise! Glad the fair was so good for you, wish I could of been there! Ada :)

  14. Hee Hee big knickers on little kitties, love it, reminds me of the big green ones we had to wear at school.
    So lovely to see you Sunday, we had a great day. I always feels as if I'm in the place I'm supposed to be when I'm at a vintage event.
    Know wonder you were excited about the van its gorgeous. Don't think Philip would be impressed if I started ripping our Bluebird apart and going retro though. Enjoy it Mrs. B.
    See you soon.
    Love Lynn and the Doodly Birds x x x