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Cushions galore!

Making yet another cushion in order to try out a pattern – well you can never have enough… can you? I always have to have an easy project on the go to pick up in any odd moment and this … Continue reading

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May Post Cards

I always look forward to iHanna’s Post Card Swap, I think this is the fourth I have been part of. You make 10 postcards, Hanna gives you 10 addresses from around the world and then, when she fires the starting … Continue reading

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Clay play

After the slow business and concentration of learning the new skill of stone carving, Miss E thoroughly enjoyed working with clay and made this delightful leaping dolphin Exploring a familiar medium in ¬†a different way The dolphin was left to … Continue reading

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Let’s doodle outside

With stacks of black plastic pots stored in the garage, I was looking on Pinterest¬†for ways of using them and came across living walls. DIY is not my thing, or I would have made 3 or 5 shelves to go … Continue reading

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Fun with Tyvek

Looking forward to having a go at this!! Using metallic paint on Tyvek and then an iron to distress it, you can get some great effects for Christmassy crafts or textile projects. Here is the link to the You Tube … Continue reading

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