Today was a day of real mixed feelings. My temporary contract ended so I had to say goodbye to some lovely people who I’ve worked with for the last 18 months. I made some thank you cards last night using my Cricut as there were a few people who I wanted to thank individually. I…… Continue reading All Change!
These weeks are just flying by at the minute with work on the allotment, plus decorating. I’ve still squeezed in a little bit of craft time though! The lace cardigan has both fronts and most of the back completed. I’m now beginning to think about the blocking process, but the yarn is 50% wool and…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-24th May
Now that the last frost date has passed here, the final plants have gone to the allotment. It seems odd that normal life has continued for us today, when only a hundred or so miles away in Manchester people’s lives have been turned upside down. My son, who is 5, seems unaware of the events,…… Continue reading The Pumpkin Patch
Recently I’ve been using heat embossing a lot on my cards, as it’s such a simple technique. However, sometimes it goes a bit wrong, and I’ve managed to work out some of the reasons for this. I’ve also managed to solve some of those problems by making small changes. I thought it might be useful…… Continue reading Heat Embossing Tips and Tricks
As I mentioned in my WIP Wednesday post, we decided to decorate our bedroom this week. This had been in the pipeline for a while, but we hadn’t agreed on an exact timescale. Then Mr C got his operation date through and we thought we’d better get it sorted ASAP. We swiftly laid out some…… Continue reading The Best Laid Plans…
This week has been crazy, and I’ve not done as much as I’d have liked to because Mr C and I decided to decorate our room. It has made for a fairly large work in progress! However, I adore the wallpaper we’ve chosen and it’s inspired some crochet colour combinations. As well as decorating our…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-17th May
As you may already know from my WIP Wednesday post, Mr C bought me a set of beautiful Knitpro interchangeable knitting needles for my birthday. This meant I needed a project, so I chose to make one for the smallest member of the family (mainly because I’m a slow knitter!) After much perusing of Ravelry…… Continue reading Lace Knitting Round Two