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Creatively comfortable…

This week has definitely had it’s ups and downs, with plenty of hospital appointments along the way, luckily I’ve also had some creative times off set the trips to hospital. Most of my creativeness this week has been inspired by my mother-in-law’s fab cushions that are now featuring in my folksy and luula shops. So, you guessed… Read more »

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Simply scrumptious

Nothing like a bit of sunshine at the weekend to kick start us into exploring somewhere other than the area near our flat, and a good excuse to get my legs working! So, on Sunday we took a trip to Putney to one of our fave places – Wallace and co. The last time we… Read more »

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Put a spring in your step

As you probably know I’ve been having a rough time for the last few months but as spring approaches it’s time to get myself motivated and put a spring in my step. It only takes a small thing to give myself hope and inspiration at the moment, so when we found ourselves at the garden… Read more »

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Signs of spring

There’s nothing like a change in the weather to make things seem better, and in my case muster up some inspiration and motivation. My bones are in need of some vit D and my body could definitely do with some fresh air so it’s good that it looks like spring is on it’s way and… Read more »

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Small steps and big achievements

  I can’t deny that recovering from major surgery has been hard, in fact at times it has felt near impossible and just out of reach but thanks to the support of friends and family, my husband in particular, I am on the long and slow road to recovery. The hardest part for me apart… Read more »

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I’m back…

I can’t say I’m too happy to be back in London but it was good to get some sunshine and much needed vit D into my bones. I’ve had the holiday blues since getting back, which teamed with physio, pain, frustration and doctors appointments has lead to a lack of creative motivation over the past… Read more »

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Apple of my eye…

This is dedicated to my fabulous hubby today, but rather than go for the usual pink and red hearts I’ve chosen my fave apple items from my fave handmade shops luulla, folksy and etsy: Ayarina – Green apple clay buttons (I have a growing collection of buttons and these would fit in nicely) Woolly duck… Read more »

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Floridian Fruit

As I’m in Florida at the moment, it involves lots of fresh fruit… yummy! I’m going to choose my favourite item from the 3 handmade sites I sell on throughout this week to keep you entertained whilst I’m away, and the first theme is fruit… Soap much love – Strawberry spice soap (mmmmm… I can… Read more »

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The lion in the cinema

I haven’t really done any illustration other than my sketchbook project for a while, and certainly not since my operation so I was a bit rusty when attempting yesterday’s sketches. I got an e-mail from another Vix at VixenUK who I met on Flickr through the Picture This competition about a poem from a lady… Read more »