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Kirstie's Vintage Home - will it be on tv?

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chocolateteabag Fri 05-Oct-12 00:02:26

So her new book is out soon and preordered does this mean Kirstie will be on our our screens soon?
I need at least a Christmas special - last years repeat won't cut it

Looked on Channel 4 but can find nothing

achillea Fri 05-Oct-12 00:05:22

Oh please. God no.

MrsTwinks Fri 05-Oct-12 00:16:30

Yup. and another christmas special. no air date yet thou

SoupDragon Fri 05-Oct-12 08:26:53

I have to confess that her series where she went into other peoples homes and steered them towards "vintage" furniture and homemade things changed the way I furnish my home. I've pretty much stopped buying chain store stuff and now frequent a large secondhand furniture place instead. My home looks far better.

chocolateteabag Fri 05-Oct-12 17:21:29

Yay!! (sorry achillea)

I love her - I know her crafty stuff can be a bit twee but she's inspired me to have a crack at lots of different things myself. Some have been a bit meh (blew my own glass bauble - but it's far too heavy to go any where near a tree) but I have managed finally to get to grips with knitting and I'm on a mosaic course on Sunday

Will keep scouring the TV guide then....

achillea Sat 06-Oct-12 07:51:19

A craft programme is a great idea, so not knocking it, but her,show seems to ne more about her and Phil than much practical use.

I think Kirsty is the marmite of the crafting world, but I do enjoy watching her programmes, albeit with a hefty dose of jealousy that she gets such easy access to all these expert crafters who share their knowledge with her, one-to-one. And I do enjoy her enthusiasm - so I am on the side of those looking forward to more Kirsty-ness on the tv!

SoupDragon Sat 06-Oct-12 08:43:26

Was Phil in the craft shows? confused

SoupDragon Sat 06-Oct-12 08:46:17

As well as changing my shopping habits to avoid furnishing my entire house form Ikea, I treated myself to some lovely purple baubles from Shakspeare glass, where Kirstie made her one. I did not, however, blow my own so I am a little jealous of chocolateteabag envy

Me too - glasscrafts are on the list of things I'd love to have a go at.

SoupDragon Sat 06-Oct-12 09:05:52

<<looks at list>>

Hmmm... I don't think there's actually anything not on the list of crafts I"d like to have a go at grin

No - I think you are right, SoupDragon - I can't think of any offhand, either! grin

What I need is a local college offering a comprehensive list of short courses in all the crafts, so I can go and do lots of small projects without having to buy all the gubbins (though taking up a new craft is an excellent shopping opportunity [blush).

MrsZoidberg Sat 06-Oct-12 11:24:01

For my DH's 40th I booked him a taster session at Shakspeare glass as a surprise grin

He absolutely loved it, didn't do too bad a job, and wants the full day for his next birthday grin

The taster session isn't too bad a price, but I guess you need to live near Taunton for it to be worth it.

achillea Sun 07-Oct-12 15:36:12

Phil was in the craft shows doing cameo appearances occasionally.

tutu100 Sun 07-Oct-12 17:36:04

Last year i think there was a 4 part series of Phil and Kirstie's Christmas. They did parties and made a honey glazed ham IIRC.

achillea Sun 07-Oct-12 17:45:13

That'll be the one. There were lots of parties.

Molehillmountain Mon 08-Oct-12 00:30:09

Not sure macramé really gets me going, but apart from that I'd do anything (craft wise) smile

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mezzler Tue 09-Oct-12 13:41:20

the vintage home series starts on thursday 8th november! (just seen a tweet from kirstie a)

chocolateteabag Thu 11-Oct-12 22:59:36

Yay yay yay thanks Mezzler thanks

Oh and I did my glass bauble at the Glass centre in Sunderland - def worth the trip if anyone is close to it

.... Off to go mark calendar for Nov

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