Category Archives: crafting

Forgotten skills….?

Last week I was making teeny playing cards, and building playing card castles for a little story line on my Instagram feed. I put out the question “what next….?” and got a couple of good replies, one was dominoes – … Continue reading

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Gardening at 1:12th scale…

Ever since the Littleton Family’s life has been documented via an Instagram post their small garden has featured. The handyman is pretty good at working in the Littleton’s garden and is always having to help his employer to realise his … Continue reading

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Drawing on napkins…

For a recent birthday I received some little bird ornaments…there is a little story about these. My sister and I visited a Christmas Ideal Home Show and the very first stall had some lovely decorations which included some pears which … Continue reading

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Jewellery Box

Last weekend I decided to have a go at decorating a little jewellery box which has a clear acrylic lid. I had previously painted it silvery grey and the inner base was painted purple. I got out a nice big … Continue reading

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A new dress….

Not for me. I’m so busy with the Littleton Family Story that most of my crafty makes seem to be for them at the moment. So a teeny make this week as I had to make a new dress for … Continue reading

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Time to sew….

We’ve had a little clock on our mantlepiece for years… now it sits on a bookshelf as we have no fireplace. I can’t actually remember what it looked like when I first bought it, but it’s been changed many, many … Continue reading

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Vanessa Bell …

I was going to name this blog as being inspired by Vanessa Bell, but I’ve actually just copied one of her patterns…. I recently went to an exhibition of Vanessa Bell’s work at the Dulwich Picture Gallery.(It’s on until June … Continue reading

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