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What to make for Halloween ?

What to make for Halloween? Inspiration to create something new for Halloween.  Where does inspiration to create something new come from?  As George Bernard Shaw puts it “Imagination is the…

Alphabet A to Z cross stitch by Kazuko Aoki

A few weeks ago I ordered the Alphabet  A to Z cross stitch book by Kazuko Aoki.  She is one of my favourite designers.  Her designs are simple and very…

Halloween Craftyness

Hello, It’s almost Halloween time again in the US.  While Australia recognises Halloween we don’t generally celebrate the holiday in quite the same way as our American friends. Still I…

Wishing you a lovely week

  Whatever challenges and situations you face I hope you stay as bright and cheerful as these gorgeous flowers that are scattered around my house this week.

Spring is here !

Spring is here !  This weekend was no exception and I spent the weekend taking photos of gorgeous yellow daffodils and yellow roses growing in the garden.   This is…

Spring is in the air!

Spring is in the air.  Wishing you a happy Friday.  These daffodils were growing on the side of the road near my house a month ago.  They have just about…

Cross stitch round up on Flickr

It’s time for another cross stitch round up on Flickr.  I love to visit Flickr to see what all the crafty,clever stitchers have been up to all over the world.…

Happy Friday !

  Wishing you a beautiful and Happy Friday !  These soft, purple and white pansies are growing in my garden.  Their happy little faces brighten up the garden and make…

A week in Paris

Last week I travelled to Paris for work.  Most of the week was spent inside a conference room but I managed to sneak a few hours last Friday afternoon to…

Wishing you a beautiful weekend

  Another beautiful weekend is upon us in Melbourne.  Spring is here but it is still a little fresh outside. What are you doing this weekend ?  Do you have…