Category Archives: Arts & crafts

Turning back time….

When a very good friend gave me a dollhouse – (and yes if you know about me and my miniature passion you’ll get just how happy that made me) it included fixtures, fittings, lots of bits & bobs and an … Continue reading

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Things I’ve done….

Another week has gone by without any major makes, I’m actively trying to get more ‘me-time’ but currently all I really do is crochet, and I’ve told you all about that! So this morning whilst thinking about what to write … Continue reading

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Simply crochet….

  This week I got to finish my mandala which I started a few weeks ago, it’s from a book called ‘mindful crochet’ by Emma Leith. I didn’t use the instructions as to the colours, just grabbed what I had. … Continue reading

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New dress…

Another busy week so I haven’t done much but the other evening I thought I’d make a little dress 1/1250 scale, in a 1920’s style. I used a thin felt fabric – no fraying so no need to hem all … Continue reading

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All change….

The other day I had a late start and began the day with a cuppa …whilst sitting up and sipping my tea in bed, I decided that the IKEA  chest of drawers in that room needed a change. I decided … Continue reading

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Eat your greens…

So do we all have sprouts with our Christmas dinner whether we like them or not? Of course! The plate would just not look right without them… Following a friend at work’s amazing pompom sprout making I decided to do … Continue reading

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Hobbies & Pastimes…

Yesterday my husband, daughter and I took the day off work. My husband set off for Sussex and spent a happy day riding Steam Trains My daughter and I headed off to Alexandra Palace, London. It’s an iconic venue if … Continue reading

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