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Friday Faves – Big Move

Well the day is almost here, and time for yet another day of heavy lifting and packing boxes… we are moving back to Yorkshire this weekend! I’m not looking forward to the actual move but can’t wait to get back up North and start the next chapter, however daunting that seems at the moment. If… Read more »

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Congrats El and Paul

This is just a quick post to say a massive congratulations to my fab friends El and Paul. All I can say is it’s about time Mr Jaquin!! I am so happy and excited for one of my best friends, and can’t wait to hear all about the wedding plans (I’ve got a strongĀ suspicionĀ it will… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – Olympics

Today I have decided that it’s time to showcase London at it’s best, and say a massive thank you to the amazing volunteers, organisers, athletes and everyone who has made the Olympics such a success. Last night we were lucky enough to go to the women’s volleyball final (my absolute fave sport even if my… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – Craft Fair

  It was my first craft fair in 18 months today (and only my second ever stall) at the Tooting Tram and Social, and I’m pleased to say that it was a great success as I took double my target, but also got to meet lots of new creative people. The biggest difficulty for me… Read more »

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1st Anniversary

Instead of a showcase Sunday today I’m going to dedicate this post to my gorgeous husband as it is our first wedding anniversary today! I thought I could share and showcase some of my items inspired by him, but there are way too many to choose from so instead I thought I’d share a few… Read more »

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Jubilee celebrations

I know this is a bit late, but things have been so busy recently and it is the jubilee year after all! Anyway, as you can tell from the photos we went to see the River Pageant for the Jubilee at the beginning of June and experienced some very British weather, even for June. I’m… Read more »

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Showcase Sunday – red, white, blue

From now on Sunday is going to be the day I showcase my latest makes, doodles and creations. So to start off I’ve chosen a red, white and blue theme, hmmm… wonder why that could be! I take inspiration from lots of different places but it’s hard not to be inspired by national events such… Read more »

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Birthday bunting

You may have seen my last minute attempts at bunting for my joint 60th party with my friend Vicky, and I’ve had a few requests to see it in-situ, so here it is. I am pleased to say it even survived the Ceilidh dancing… just need to decide what to do with 21m of bunting… Read more »

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Gigs and lyrics…

Two of my favourite things… gigs are reminders of fab times, and lyrics are there as reminders of fab times but also to cheer me up in bad times. So, I decided to make a gigs and lyrics book for my great friend Jane, as she was my gig buddy when we were living up… Read more »