Friday, 26 June 2015

Stitch From Stash - June 2015

Good morning fellow bloggers!

Here are the financial details of June's Stitch From Stash:

BROUGHT FORWARD - £5.84
JUNE BUDGET - $25 = £16.46 (at 01/06/2015 exchange rate)
EARNED - $8 = £5.27
AVAILABLE TO SPEND - £27.57
SPENT - £27.41
END OF SFS-A CLOSING BALANCE - £0.16


Spending:
* £24.18 on the remaining threads I need for my Challenge pieces
* £3.23 on a chart

Let's Eat Dessert by Ursuala Michael (download from crosstitch.com)

This is another chart I have to thank Jeremiah's Mom Katie for "making" me buy! I love Ursula's Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter charts Katie started in January so just HAD to have a look at the whole series There are loads to choose from so I doubt this will be the only "words" series chart to join my stash over the coming months! Oh dear.

Projects worked on: (post to follow on 30th June)
* dreaming of dolphins
* April showers
* a tatty friend
* polar bears
* cream
* ravenclaw

Projects completed: (both $4)

Lizzie Kate June flip-it stamp      Autumn from The Four Seasons


So, that's the end of SFS-A. I am very proud that I have been honest, worked hard and not once gone over budget.

The lure of bonus money definitely encouraged me to finish projects, although I do admit that I rather naughtily bought far too much new stash with my funds.

I have signed up to SFS-B where I intend to save my budget (mostly!) and continue earning lots of bonus money in order to treat myself to a Gecko Rouge kit at the end of the year. That's a good target to work towards.

See you in July!

Cheerio
Rachel x

14 comments:

  1. brava, che belli i tuoi ricami

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  2. Yum, that dessert chart is really cool & colourful!
    Good luck with your budget for the second half of the year :)

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  3. Ohh I love her designs so I'm glad I could enable you. You picked a fantastic one too. I don't even have that one haha. Great job staying on budget.

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  4. Good job for staying on budget!! Ursulala's pattern are delicious! Ha Ha (pun)..anyway
    Your finishes this month are so cute! I can't wait until the June 30th post to see the progress on all of those projects!!

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  5. Well done on staying in budget (just!) I love your new chart.

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  6. Good job staying on budget and good luck in the next half!

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  7. Congrats on your excellent self control..... and your excellent stitching!

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  8. The dessert pattern is awesome, I'll have to go check it out. And I can't wait to see the polar bears.

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  9. This is a beautiful design :) I am sure you will enjoy making this zero calorie desert ;)
    Love your autumn finish.

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  10. Well done on staying in budget! I think its a great idea to encourage yourself by saving for a special project at the end of the year!

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  11. Congrats for staying in budget! I'm much too naughty for SFS. Ooh, I love that Ursula Michael design! Those word charts are so neat. Beautiful finishes :-)

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  12. Well done on the last SFS month. And good luck with part B.

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  13. Well done for managing to stick to budget! Rewarding yourself with a treat for staying on track is a great idea!

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  14. I will look forward to seeing this done. It has been on my wish list for awhile now too. I love it!

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