Wearing the colours

Time for a new theme at Crafty Boots Challenges and for this fortnight it is “blue and white” as chosen by the talented Zoe. Now her choice is tinged with a little sadness, for Zoe is an ardent Gas Head. That’s … Continue reading

Pearls, pearls, pearls

Today, myself and Mr Beez have been enjoying the warmth and sunshine with a visit to the continental market that is visiting Sheffield this holiday weekend. I’ve been enjoying an authentic croquet monsieur, made by a very authentic and charming … Continue reading

Getting ahead

“Head” is the new challenge word over at Every Inchie Monday. I would have loved to have done something with a phrenology head but instead opted to do these instead: I was inspired by my friend Dionne who did two beautiful … Continue reading

From butterfly to bee and a bonus brooch

Today I am sharing a card that is a reworking of one that I did for the Sunday Stampers challenge a few weeks ago.  I was all set to send this to my friend for a birthday when she threw … Continue reading

Take Note

Happy Saturday everyone! Back, late last night, from my travels and after three days of being on my feet, plus lots of lifting and shifting, this morning I feel a bit as if I have been through a mangle. Yesterday, … Continue reading

Pearls, lace and a touch of glamour

Challenge #4 over at Craft Hoarders Anonymous is “Sparkle, glitz or glam” and, not for the first time this year I have gone for a subtle sparkle rather than my full on glittery bling thing. This started life as a … 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