Wednesday, 19 January 2011
I have nearly finished the garment I am making - hopefully this evening I will get a chance to complete it. Hopefully..
PS. I really must stop buying grey things - do you find your eye is always drawn to things that are the same colour? Grey is definitely the colour for me at the moment, must have something to do with the weather.
Monday, 17 January 2011
I also felt very creative over the weekend and ended up making loads of crocheted flowers from the beautiful book I bought a while ago. Today I have been trying out my Christmas present, the dressmaker's dummy. I have really had fun with it and have nearly finished the garment I am making (not the coat, I am going to ease myself in gently before embarking on that project). Will update you soon. x
Thursday, 13 January 2011
Tuesday, 11 January 2011
At the weekend we went to a granite/marble supplier to look at fireplace options. After looking for tiles for quite a while, we have decided that we just aren't going to find what we are looking for (read that as I am looking for). So we are thinking of having some kind of simple marble fireplace with matching hearth. We're still thinking...
Monday, 10 January 2011
Friday, 7 January 2011
Usually, blogs tend to only show carefully staged photos, only perfect scenarios. Well, life isn't always perfect so I now present my daughters' bedrooms:
Monday, 3 January 2011
This is the crochet ripple blanket that I started, using the giant balls of aran wool bought from the charity shop. I'm still not loving this blanket (the colour of the wool is more yellow/cream in real life), although my Mother in law really liked it when she first saw it so it may soon be hers.