Bonfire Night

Tonight is November 5th, Guy Fawkes Night, Bonfire Night……and outside I can here the banging and whizzing of fireworks. I’m indoors, warm and cosy in my pyjamas and slippers away from the cold damp night outside. Have a safe and Happy Bonfire Night, however you…

Deep, and Crisp, and Even

Well, National Blog Posting Month is certainly bringing out my creative side and pushing me into crafting more as well as blogging more. Another day, another scrapbook page – at this rate I will have scrapped all my photos by……2020…..I have a lot of photos!…

Dinosaur Hunter

When I took this photo I knew that I wanted to scrap it, and it may have taken me twelve months to get around to it, but I finally did it today. We were out geocaching, when Debbie announced excitedly that she had found a…

Have a Makey Bakey Christmas!

When I first heard about the Makey Bakey Mice range from Crafters Companion, I was expecting something them to be rather twee and cutesie…..however, when I saw them I soon changed my mind! Yes, they are cute little mice, and yes, they are a little…

Time Flies When You’re (Not) Having Fun….

I had big plans this morning…..HUGE, ENORMOUS plans to do loads of things today….. It all started well enough, get the important things done first, housework, laundry, etc…..get all of that out of the way first so that I could get on with the things…

Gothic Lace Choker

I was asked to make a choker for a teenage girl to wear this Halloween and this is the design that I came up with: The delicate tear-drop lace is stitched onto a purple velvet ribbon to give it some stability and allow a hint…

Christmas Preparations

I’ve had a busy couple of weeks getting organised for the festive season, making cards and presents for friends and family. Unfortunately, that means I can’t post any photos of the lovely things that I’ve made as I don’t want to spoil the surprise for…

Crochet Hook Roll

After my adventures in crochet a couple of weeks ago, (and misplacing my crochet hook mid-project) I thought I’d better organise myself a little better and make a storage roll for my crochet hooks. I perused Pinterest for a while looking at various versions of…

Oh Baby!

October’s Challenge over at Crafter’s Companion is all about babies, so I decided to make this sweet little card to enter with. I chose mint and lilac as my colour scheme so this would be suitable for a girl or boy. The background is embossed…

Creepy Cute Crochet – Medusa Doll

I like crochet, I’m no expert but I do enjoy it. Until recently I only really had success with ‘flat’ items, blankets, cushion covers, etc. I’d tried and failed to get to grips with little amigurumi, crocheted in the round, and far too complicated (it…