finished the cushion its called Autumn gold it is stuffed with the wool Hello Fresh packaging..so recycling
warming soup for lunch along with some Greek coffee, mint water and a little chocolate from aldi. I remember my parents visiting Symi and bringing these little mugs back for me
we went pumpkin picking at the weekend to the local farm up in Lydiate it was great fun and we treated ourselves to cake and tea too
Yesterday I visited my parents and while we were having lunch we noticed the huge orange sun in the sky apparently the recent storms and fires in Europe have caused the sun to turn orange with all the dust
Last night it was very windy so perfect to rest my feet on this finished hexagonal hygge rug..we are quite lucky here in Liverpool as we dont really get the brunt of the bad weather as Ireland gets any bad weather coming across the Atlantic first…feeling thankful.
Happy tea tuesday or in my case greek coffee
Little card for the colour challenge over at paper players
pencil sketch for mix it monthly challenge where I am the host this month
currently on my desk I am sewing an applique pattern based on a primitive quilts magazine pattern using some of my dyed blankets and old jumpers for Happy whats on your desk Wednesday
Admiring the colours of autumn at the japanese garden away from all the yappy dogs at the cafe.
I was given another solar fountain so decided to use an old wok to make this fountain..just enjoying the intermittent autumn sun
Yesterday at craft group we altered some tins to make nightlights and a plastic container to make a string holder..love how they turned out and love the company at craft group too.
Happy Tea Tuesday
on a cold, rainy autumn afternoon thought I would make some autumn floral cards for the paper players challenge
this is the next project I am hoping to make from my collection of old jumpers and dyed blankets..love the patterns in primitive quilts magazine
check out what other crafters are up to in whats on your desk wednesday
Little notebook I made for the anything goes challenge over at simon says stamp
Finished an appliqué throw based on a primitive quilt magazine pattern
Some Alice in wonderland cards in pastel colours for the card concept challenge
I am this months host over at Mix it Monthly art challenge so here is my page as I have chosen the colours of autumn and the technique of using items normally used in cardmaking on your page.
its getting quite cold here now so had what was left from last nights mexican bean tortillas for lunch with a cup of tea which I have had for a long time from when I used to dine out with my husband before kids..in a favourite Liverpool mexican restaurant
Happy Tea Tuesday
At craft group yesterday we were shown how to make these dolls based on the ones from St Lucia..I love her and have called her Peggy. She sits in front on the new bowl that arrived for my beloved Kenwood Chefette..my mum bought this in the 70s and its still going strong
I always like to buy myself flowers and put them in a vase by the front door. Here I am doing a little bit of meditative crochet with my essential oil diffuser waiting for the early morning bus to pick up my son
Fitting in some cards in between doing the laundry and housework for the paper players and simon says stamp monday challenge
Happy tea or coffee Tuesday
playing around with paint and feather papers for the native american theme over at mix it monthly and colour at art journal journey challenges
Yesterday at craft group I made this autumnal bag perfect for holding magazines
I am trying to make a card a day to use up my stamps so this is for the harvest/fall theme over at paper players
this is my latest project that I am working on from a primitive quilts magazine using up some fabric I dyed last year
Happy Tea or coffee Tuesday