Category Crafting

Great Pottery Throwdown

The ‘Great Pottery Throwdown’ is back on British TV with the wonderfully emotional Keith who cries when he is overwhelmed with the beauty of a competitor’s work. I love all those craft based competitions, Sewing Bee and the woodworking and…

Kayak Mosaic

It’s a ‘here’s one I made earlier’ post today, showing off my kayak mosaic, one of my favourites that I’ve made. It was fun to make and I was delighted with the end-product It’s going to be above the fireplace…

Matryoshka

Back along I bought a stacking matryoshka doll kit and a pack of acrylic pens to make a Christmas present for my great niece Lily. And ta-da! They’re finished. Here’s the result. Little wintery themed animals that nestle into each…

No Tree

Hot Stuff, my better half (ha!) is probably the least romantic man in the world. He’s never bought me flowers in spite of some whopping great hints. But for the past three Christmases that we’ve been together he has brought…

Dangly Dolly

A lovely lady called Maisie lived next to my childhood home in ’70s Southend.  Ahead of her time she must have caught the decluttering bug way before Marie Kondo raised her head above the parapet.  She was always giving me…