Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Bargain - New Project.

Say Hello to my new project.  I purchased this oriental design Lamp for £1.00.  How could I resist.  Now to transform it into something unrecognisable, and completely over the top.   One of my Christmas gifts was a cordless glue gun, cant wait to put it to good use, think I might need to stock up on glue sticks.   I have several projects awaiting attention, and shall be working my way through them systematically over the coming weeks/months.  I warn you  they will all be experimental, as although I love craft, I am no expert, I like to cut corners and am a lazy crafter.    I will however, share both the successes and failures along the way.  
Oriental Design Lamp Bought for £1.00
awaiting transformation.
On the look our for interesting haberdashery now, although I am sure that in the abyss I call a craft room I can probably uncover a vast hoard.  But any excuse for a new purchase is a good one right? 
 I am a craft hoarder - there I have said it.  I do believe there is little help for this condition, but who wants help anyway - not me that's for sure.
Today, I am off to meet the ladies that lunch, so this little project is on hold for now.
Have a good day whatever you choose to do. xx.

Monday, 19 January 2015

Anyone for Crochet..

Received this gorgeous gift for Christmas, all the ingredients to make a throw.  Along with a pledge to teach me to crochet no matter how many lessons or how long it took.    Although this only required the knowledge of 2 stitches, I think I picked it up pretty well.  I started this 2 weeks ago, I am progressing well, enjoying this new craft I am learning.   I thought I might find it slightly stressful taking on such a large project for my first attempt at crochet, it is in fact very relaxing.

2015 is looking like a good year to learn new things. 

Sunday, 18 January 2015


Loved doing this Make and Take from a recent craft show I attended.  It should be weather proof, and live happily outside.  Surprising what you can do with some plaster and a bit of old lace.   As yet I have to find the perfect place to hang it in the garden.  Winter is not the time to make these decisions with everything bare and stagnant.

I have attended a few workshops recently and hope to share them with you over the coming days/weeks.   I have a renewed zest for crafting, with so many new ideas and inspiration.