Another year has passed and, as of last Sunday, I am another year older. I have been given a lovely selection of gifts and I appreciate them all but I thought I’d show you the amazing shawl my sister knitted for me. I admired one that she had knitted in the early summer and cheekily… Continue reading New Birthday Shawl
Hello! I am a big believer in trying to combine learned techniques with new ways of working. I have made galaxy inspired backgrounds in card making a few times and always loved the results (such as this one – rubbish photo but you get the idea) but since I am now totally in love with… Continue reading Galaxy Jewellery
A few weeks ago my Aunt asked me if I was able to make some buttons for a large cushion that she had knitted. I had never made buttons before but I thought that they sounded like a fun project. She sent me some of the yarn that she had used so I could colour… Continue reading Buttons!
I feel very much like a naughty teenager sneaking in after a night out. It’s been such a long time since I wrote a blog post. I get so engrossed in what is going on around me and before I know it time has passed – even my 6-year-old said ‘this week seems like 1… Continue reading Christmas Decorations
I have to say that I am thoroughly enjoying Inktober. I love to work in colour usually but there is something quite nice about covering large areas in black ink and working on shading and adding details in white. I also like adding a little pop of colour so that is stands out against the… Continue reading Inktober Days 7 – 10
A few week ago we went to clothes shopping for my kids. You can’t go too wrong with supermarket clothes (especially for growing kids) so we went to Asda. Whilst I definitely wasn’t looking for myself, I found a jumper with 3 large daisies on the front and fell in love with it. It makes… Continue reading Cloud Beads
I’m still keeping up with Inktober. Admittedly it’s only the 7th of October so there’s time yet to fall behind! I won’t ramble on today. Micron pen with a black Inktense pencil. I really need to learn to let the paper dry in between layers of Inktense! Playing with my new Pentel brush pen. I… Continue reading Inktober Days 3 – 6