mind the gap

I dusted off my long-neglected sewing machine on Saturday. I should have been making things for the CRAFT COUNTRY fair which I have a stall at in December, but instead I finished a project which (like many projects on my craft shelves) has been a work-in-progress for far too long and I was keen to … Continue reading mind the gap

infectious ideas

A great thing about having creative friends is that they do clever things which inspire me to also do clever things (a.k.a steal their ideas.) Creativity is infectious, I reckon. Anyway, a while back Emma McCleary made this fabulous tapestry floor rug. She saw a photograph of one online, spent three years collecting tapestries from … Continue reading infectious ideas

from the op-shop

Here are some things I have op-shopped recently: This owl trivet, 70s enamel. I quite like owls. My mother used to call me ‘Brown Owl’ when I was a kid, because I have brown eyes and (apparently) used to go very tanned in the summer. (Well, it was the 70s. We used to slather coconut … Continue reading from the op-shop