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Inspired by Billy Connolly…

My husband and I watched a brilliant programme on TV recently. It was all about three new portraits of Billy Connolly in celebration of his 75th birthday. It’s well worth catching up on if you can. Whilst showing us his … Continue reading

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Cat money box

I’m not a great fan of cats although there have been a couple I’ve met who even I can see are quite nice. But, many of my friends love them and are actually quite bonkers about them if truth be … Continue reading

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Heart box

It might be a new year but I still enjoy decorating these wooden boxes from The Works, they are well made and ready to take drawing pens, paint, paper or even fabric. As you can see I started to draw … Continue reading

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Bee mine….

So, this week my blog is all about another wooden heart with a friendly looking bee. Here’s what I did… Firstly I sketched the design in pencil, then I inked it in with a fine permanant marker.       … Continue reading

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Heart a-flutter…

Another Valentine’s Day item for my Etsy shop. This time including some cute little butterflies. I bought the wooden heart from The Works. It’s got a nice finish to the wood and is ready to decorate. Would make a good … Continue reading

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Wooden Spoon People

On a recent trip out with my sister in which we had a good mooch about Ikea, TK Max and then Hobbycraft, I was keeping a look out for some wooden spoons. I need them for a Christmas secret…. Well, … 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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