Category Archives: Arts & crafts

Dollhouse Furniture…

The furniture in the dollhouse was very lovely but my family are now living in the 1920s and they don’t want to have their home filled with dark Victorian furniture. They are modern thinking, artistic and creative folk.  Their grown … Continue reading

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Daffodil money box – (part 2)

So, if you saw my previous daffodil money box post you’ll remember we left it with the box all black and the daffodil had been painted in, but only in white paint.   I then began to start to add … Continue reading

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Luggage (12th scale)

In March we took a little trip to York. We’ve been before but a long time ago and, rightly as it turned out, we thought we’d visit again. We stayed in a central hotel which was lovely and near everything. … Continue reading

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Daffodil time…(part 1)

I haven’t been painting so many boxes lately, but I decided to have a trip to The Works the other day and saw this money box. It’s so plain I couldn’t bare not to decorate it. So, once home I … Continue reading

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The gift of drawing…

Another week of not much crafting I’m afraid, I’ve been reading some good books instead of listening to others reading to me whilst I draw or sew or crochet and working fuller days, then taking a trip to the south … Continue reading

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Those roarin’ twenties…

This week has been lovely, I’ve been out and about but this means I haven’t spent as much time making and doing as I like to… still there’s only so many hours in the day. The one thing I have … Continue reading

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Lettering….

I love lettering, writing, calligraphy and I have for a long time. Wait long enough and everything becomes trendy and it’s definitely been a nice time for lettering for the past few years. I have made a few cushion cover … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards…

I’ve pretty much always made my own cards, Christmas cards are especially nice to make I think, but I do like to send quite a few so the design needs to be reasonably simple. In 2018 I found a simple … Continue reading

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The roaring 20’s…

Happy New Year everyone! I spend a chunk of my life in the miniature world of the dollshouse family – The Littletons. When a friend gave me another dolls house I decided it would become the home to Victoria, the … Continue reading

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Last blog of the decade….

Well… it’s the end of a decade and I’ve been looking over my blogs, which I first started in 2016 and I’ve posted 210 so far! I’ve taken a little look back and see that I have posted a lot … Continue reading

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