Playing with paints

So after last week’s crafting opportunity drought, my plans for a weekend of craftiness have gone slightly adrift. This is largely due to feeling shattered. Yesterday went something like this – 7.45am everyone off to work, 11.30pm – youngest son … Continue reading

Butterfly blues

Once again I am coming in very close to the wire with my project for this week’s Sunday Stampers challenge which is to include stitching, either real or faux, in your project. Absolutely no chance of my doing some real … Continue reading

Taste the Rainbow take 2

As promised, I’m back with my second project that I will be linking up with this week’s rainbow challenge over at City Crafter Challenge Blog. Do buzz over and take a look at the fabulous projects the Design Team have … Continue reading

Pink Perfume

I have a little altered perfume bottle to share with you today and I shall be linking this up for this week’s City Crafter Challenge Blog challenge which is flowers and lace. This started life as a (Marks & Spencer’s) … Continue reading

Repeating Patterns #2

I did say I would be back with another repeating pattern, to link up with the Take It Make It challenge over at Craft Stamper Magazine, and this is completely different from the tag I did earlier in the week: For this … Continue reading

Love tickets

Back in the autumn, I had a little phase of making matchbook notebooks. They were so easy and fun to do I had to take out a restraining order on myself to stop me from continually making them. I was … Continue reading

Purple haze

Violet creams, Parma Violets and Crème de Violette (a violet liqueur which makes a  fabulous cocktail called an Aviator). It was the colour of all these edible goodies that I held in my head whilst ratching through my stash in … Continue reading

Balance

So the big clear out began yesterday and didn’t take very long for us to fill a skip with all our junk. Unfortunately, we only managed to clear stuff from the garage, but it’s a start. Some things were hard … Continue reading