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.. and boy did I treat myself! We’re lucky enough to live quite close to the historic city Canterbury so while the sun was shining (albeit not for long) I took a quick trip to spend some of the money I received for my birthday last month. You can’t go shopping without a bit of… Continue reading A quick shopping trip..
…that made my weekend great. Beautiful fresh lavender picked from outside Mum in laws house. The smell is incredible. Coming home from work on Friday to find this great delivery… … and then getting started straight away! I’m making the shell stitch cushion cover from the book Cute and Easy crochet by Nikki Trench. Its… Continue reading Its the simple things..
Who doesn’t love Granny Squares?! It was the 1st thing I taught myself to crochet and the 1st blanket I ever made. Its the go-to square whenever I’m in between projects, when I feel like crocheting but I can’t decide what I want to make next. You can make them in so many different ways… Continue reading The Granny Square
These cute little granny square pin cushions are soooo simple to make, they can be made in well under an hour and are great for crafts stalls or even a little stocking fillers for Christmas. If you would like to have a go at making one of these little cuties I’ve done a little tutorial… Continue reading Easy Granny Square Pin cushion – Free Pattern
As I’ve mentioned before in my struggling with colour combinations post my colour comfort zone has always been pastels which is why my first colour combo is Vintage Floral. I took inspiration from a pretty wallpaper I found on Pinterest, I absolutely love ditsy warm floral shades all bought together with cream. To push myself… Continue reading Colour Combination- Vintage Floral
I struggle all the time. I go green with envy at every new project that pops up in my Instagram feed and wonder why I can’t put colours together that compliment each other so well. Although I have made some quirky bright coloured projects my colour comfort zone has always been pastels because I know they… Continue reading Do you struggle with colour combinations?