Tag Archives: Christmas

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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What I learned this year….

Well, continuing my crochet passion I have got bowls well and truly added to my repertoire. We have just sat down for a little lunch and my husband burst out laughing…what could cause such hilarity? Veg soup is not that … Continue reading

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Things I’ve done….

Another week has gone by without any major makes, I’m actively trying to get more ‘me-time’ but currently all I really do is crochet, and I’ve told you all about that! So this morning whilst thinking about what to write … Continue reading

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A thank you for having me gift….

At Christmas time so many of us descend on others for a day of feasting and my husband and I went for Boxing Day to my sister’s. I love a day with family and with mine that usually includes playing … Continue reading

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A little decoration…

Feeling a bit under the weather I decided to stick a few buttons and beads on a polystyrene bell…I chose only red and green and white buttons and used some lovely pearl beads given to me by my friend and … Continue reading

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It’s December and time to…

Hang up the bunting! With my love of crochet and needing a little project to do whilst visiting a relative in hospital (well reading would be rude and there’s only so long a one way conversation can keep going), I … Continue reading

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This years Christmas cards…

Well it’s almost Christmas… are you ready? I’ve finished work now, gifts are bought and wrapped and distributed and these cards have been posted and delivered…. Whilst at the most fabulous Handmade Fair in Hampton Court in September I saw … Continue reading

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A decoupaged tray…

Thanks to my lovely neighbour I am going to be giving a little class on decorating trays later this month, I have bought some wooden trays ready for the class, but then had the opportunity to purchase some of these … Continue reading

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Red Red Robin….

Well, it has to be a gi-normous robin for this Christmas post doesn’t it? If you follow my blog you’ll remember I recently started felting, if you haven’t tried it yet, you should. It is great fun. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Felting on Christmas Gift Tags…

As you may know I recently became aware of the craft of felting, after buying a little kit at Kirstie’s Handmade Fair. I was considering making some Christmas bunting but I have already made some of that      so I … Continue reading

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