I have been trying to make this large velvet dinosaur for ages………but kept realising I didn’t have enough stuffing so kept putting it off. In my permanent state of de-cluttering I decided to get rid of some mediocre cushions and re-use the cushion pad to stuff the dino…so I was ready ! I had seen … More Meet Derek the Dinosaur
A few weeks ago we attended my cousins Anglo – German wedding here in the sunny Cotswolds. I decided to make Sidney a pair of little ledershosen as a nod to the German side of the wedding and a reminder of when my brother had a pair as a toddler and they looked so cute. … More Baby Lederhosen
I had read some glowing reviews of Pretty Organised so I was really looking forward to being inspired and get myself ‘organised’. The book is divided into different rooms of the house – kids room, bathroom, home office/ creative space, bedroom, entrance and outside. The book starts with a tips on de-cluttering and getting organised … More Pretty Organised
At the beginning of the month Sidney and I went to see ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ by New International Encounter at the Tobacco Factory….now before I write anymore I must admit I love live theatre – the energy, the music, the humour and the joy of being completely immersed in an alternative world for … More Around the World in 80 Days……..while staying in Bristol !
Since becoming a Mum I have felt really creative, but amongst the nappies, feeding, unending laundry and lack of sleep I had been looking for a decent children clothing book. I came across Sew Adorable earlier in the year and have been endlessly flicking through the beautiful ‘look book’ section until I had enough time … More Sew Adorable
I always love June, so this year I decided to join in the Wildlife Trusts 30 Days Wild challenge as I mentioned here. Here is a run down of what we got up to…with plenty of new places explored…… So we didn’t quite tick the planned list but we did consciously do something ‘wild’ everyday … More 30 Days Wild – Our Adventures
Last Sunday I grabbed a creative few hours away from baby Sidney at the lovely Prema Arts Centre in Uley. It’s a small arts centre in an old chapel with a fabulous cafe and small quality over quantity programme of events. Without going too nostalgic I always love going to events there as it reminds … More Friendly Felted Taxidermy