Mardi Gras

In the UK we tend to overlook Mardi Gras and instead mark Shrove Tuesday, which is usually accompanied by pancakes. In fact I reckon “Pancake Day,” is how it is more commonly know these days.  Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday,” is … Continue reading

Love is in the air

A pinch and a punch for the first of the month! I’m kicking off the month with not one but two blog challenges. Our new challenge over at Crafty Boots has the theme “love is in the air,” whilst over … Continue reading

Tea for two

So there were flurries of snow yesterday but not quite enough for my liking. I almost made 10,000 steps but not quite. I’m wondering if there is a connection!!! For those of you who are fed up with stormy grey … Continue reading

A girl’s best friend

Another long week but I survived my ordeal in the storage unit thanks to my many layers and thermal everythings keeping me warm and toasty. It is particularly grim in the UK right now with storm after storm battering everything … Continue reading

Pink and Red with bees and hearts

As I expected, having had the week drag on and on, Saturday whizzed by and here we are already at Sunday. Over at the Stampotique Designers Challenge Blog Sue Davis is asking us to use only hues of reds and pinks. I … Continue reading

Monochrome butterflies

Time for a new challenge over at Crafty Boots and the theme for the next fortnight is ribbon and/or lace. Here’s the first of my DT samples: I’m also sharing this over at City Crafter Challenge Blog for their butterflies … Continue reading

Blobs!

So it finally happened – we got snow Not masses and it doesn’t look like it will last very long but after weeks of warmth and endless rain it is good to feel a little bit wintery. In contrast, the … Continue reading