Hurray, it’s the weekend again ! It’s time to relax and spend time drinking cups of tea in the garden in the sunshine with your favourite craft book. It’s also a good time to think about fabric scraps and what to do with them.
The Halloween Napkin inspired by the watercolor painted on Saturday morning is finally finished. I adapted the napkin for an Australian Halloween as it features a Red Back spider on black and white Gingham fabric with a simple crochet border in orange cotton. The back of the napkin features bright orange cotton fabric. You can chose… Read More
Wishing you a lovely weekend. The Camellias are growing in the garden and are soft and pink. Thought I would pop by and see how you are travelling this weekend. I hope you are happy and enjoying some “you” time away from all the pressures and responsibilities that is your life. Weekends are for… Read More
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 beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.” At 5.30 a.m this… Read More
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 beautiful. I am still in the process of finishing off the pansy cross stitch pillow case I started recently and which I featured on another… Read More
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 thought it would be fun to share with you some Halloween Craftyness I found on the internet. Seems there are quite a few craft ideas… Read More
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 ! 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 such a lovely time of year and the garden is blooming and bursting forth with new blooms every day. The old climbing rose is already… Read More
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 gone but their cheerfulness was something I thought I would share with you on this lovely Friday. Have a great Friday and weekend ! See… Read More