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It’s the weekend again…

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…

Halloween Gingham Napkin

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…

Beautiful Camellia Weekend

  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…

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.…