• christmas is coming

    christmas is coming: tree decorations

    I know it’s only September, and the kids have only¬†just gone back to school, but it’s important to remember: Christmas is coming. Yes. I said the “C” word. Sorry. Secretly I’m quite excited about the nights drawing in. I love…

  • crochet

    rustic twine table mats

    After a couple of quiet weeks I have had a burst of creativity, and there are lots of projects on the go. In complete contrast to the gorgeously soft granny square baby blanket I finished a couple of days ago,…

  • crochet

    pretty things made of string

    When I was little I remember being read the story of The Ugly Duckling and being really moved by it. The poor little fluffy duckling being picked on because he was different ¬†really struck a chord. I like making pretty…