Monthly Archives: November 2016

Dragonfly Drawers

Here I go again… decorating little wooden drawers from The Works.co.uk with felt-tip pens. It’s a nice way to colour them, it stops the wood getting really wet with paint and expanding.. a great pain with drawers, as I found … Continue reading

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Patchwork skirt….

Yes this is all about a patchwork skirt or three… I really don’t know why I started to make these, it started when I was given a bag of fabric and had a bad back which prevented me from moving,which … Continue reading

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Fairy Doors

Hi there, I’m suggesting these doors could be used as Advent Calendars, a little gift or chocolate placed behind the door each day in the run up to the big day, after making my daughter various advent calendars over the … Continue reading

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Home-made Christmas cards….

Sorry, I know I’m terribly early but it is November now…and making your own stuff takes time, you’ve got to do it when you can. The fact that my DIY skills on our house renovation are not needed at the … Continue reading

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