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St Mary’s Lighthouse Embroidery

St Mary’s Lighthouse Embroidery

Though I wrote about my Self Portrait embroidery first, because it was such an important piece of work for me, I actually made another embroidery piece before that one. This embroidery piece was made to mark my fifth wedding anniversary in July. When I first […]

Christmas Crafts Round-Up

Christmas Crafts Round-Up

I had planned at least four more Christmas craft posts in the run-up to Christmas, but I’ve had to lay those plans aside for a while as my little boy was laid low with a horrible eye infection and a virus. We’ve had a tough […]

Paper Snowflake Wreath

Paper Snowflake Wreath

As I walked with my little boy to his nursery this week, we talked about the changing seasons. He was given a perpetual calendar for his birthday, which also records the time, weather and changing seasons, so we have enjoyed watching the almost daily changes […]

Personalised Canvas Christmas Stockings With Vinyl Decoration

Personalised Canvas Christmas Stockings With Vinyl Decoration

The first Christmas decorations have gone up in our house in the form of our Christmas stockings. In past years I have hung the two stockings that I designed and knitted; (Star Stocking¬†and Cool Stocking) for my husband and I. I love those stockings so […]

Roundy Baubs: The Birbs Are Back

Roundy Baubs: The Birbs Are Back

In my quest to come up with the world’s most difficult-to-photograph project, I decided to make some new decorations for our Christmas tree. As we have not had a Christmas tree for a few years, Darwin wishing to have a tree this year feels like […]

An Embroidered Partridge In A Felt Pear Tree

An Embroidered Partridge In A Felt Pear Tree

We have not had a Christmas tree up for the past two Christmasses at Castle Codd. As soon as The Toddler Years hit, the floor space became a valuable commodity, and it just seemed to be more bother than it was worth. Russell really misses […]