Tag Archives: Drawing

Drawing….

This week I had a go at drawing a mandala, I watched a mesmerising video and decided to have a go. I drew around bowls and plates in ever decreasing circles until my compass would do and then used that … 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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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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A few of my favourite things…

A friend at work used to get me to do cards and pictures for her friends and gave me such amazing information about the said friends that I had plenty to draw. I always make ‘name’ cards for new born … Continue reading

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Cushion cover design…

I’m a great fan of IKEA, I appreciate that so many of our homes can look pretty familiar with those bookcases but you can easily put your own stamp on so many of their products. I’ve blogged about many of … Continue reading

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Monkey Puzzle Tree…

I recently spent an afternoon walking around Kew Gardens all by myself, there’s something about being alone that makes you take more notice of your surroundings I find. I came by a lovely big Monkey Puzzle tree and stopped to … Continue reading

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Handkerchief decoration…

I’ve just spent a few days with my mother who lives by the coast, I had a lovely time but didn’t prepare my little blog before I went away, so I’ve been looking though my photos to see what I … Continue reading

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Drawing….

A friend has requested another name banner – and this time all featuring Beatrix Potter characters. It’s been an absolute joy to study and, yes, copy her fine drawings around the 7 letters of a name. Beatrix Potter is once … Continue reading

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Paper banner…

A while ago I was asked to do a birthday banner for a good friend and colleagues birthday party. I had great fun drawing and colouring this and when asked if I could make another for his grand-daughter I was … Continue reading

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Didn’t sell….time to change..

I don’t seem to be painting or decorating so many of the wooden boxes that I initially went crazy for recently, but these drawers were one of the first things I decorated, they have been in my online shop for … Continue reading

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