Winter Weekend

    On Friday we had lots of snow, covering everything in a thick blanket of white in a few hours. Like many people in England this weekend, we are enjoying the perfect excuse to stay at home and relax. I’ve been spending time snuggled on the sofa under a fleecy blanket, with my hot water bottle, a cup of tea and a slice of carrot cake. I’ve been enjoying having the time to read a few magazines… With the cold weather outside I had a real desire to pick up my knitting needles and knit. My knitted cushion cover project has […]

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A New Year :: My One Little Word for 2013

The start of a new year is so refreshing, it’s the dawn of a new period in time. New Year signals the opportunity to wipe the slate clean and bring a fresh approach to the time ahead. Of course you can do this at any time during the year, but New Year for me is a sign that I should take time to reflect on the years that have passed and think about how I want to shape the time ahead. For me, it’s about hanging a blank calendar on the wall ready to be filled with new opportunities, creating the year […]

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2012 :: A year in review

Last January I wrote a post, New Year, New Projects, about the things that I hoped to achieve during the year. I started my blog in November 2011 with this post about my desire to start a new chapter in my life and get creative. I wrote about my crafty beginnings which sparked a list of things I wanted to learn over the coming year. I’m super proud to show you a summary of what I’ve managed to achieve this year. I had a busy year of making…I learnt to knit a chunky scarf when I started my blog…  I attempted to start crochet…I didn’t have time to […]

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