THE HOLIDAY IS OVER

I’m back at work from my holiday maternity leave.  I remember people telling me work feels like a holiday when you have young children, which is funny because mid-day naps and playing around in the park is more like my type of holiday than meetings and emails, but each to their own! What I would say though is that multiple cups of coffee and solo toilet trips are a work perk I didn’t quite value before which I’m now fully embracing. As a working mum (I still can’t quite believe I’m a Mother yet; pinch me!) I’m discovering a whole… View Post

The Crafter’s Box

The Crafter’s Box

At the end of last year, as my mind wondered through creative projects and a firm desire to let my creativity roam free so I could see some in 2016, I came across The Crafter’s Box. The concept for The Crafter’s Box is pretty straight forward – a subscription service of a monthly creative project using different crafting techniques. The idea was enticing and the photos of the first box on Rya weaving were so stunning I couldn’t resist. On Christmas Day, thank you to the advent of the internet, yours truly gave herself the first January box to just… View Post

Purl Soho happy baby blanket

Purl Soho happy baby blanket

A new colourful happy blanket for a new baby in the family. My goddaughter has a little chubby month old sister and I wanted to welcome her with lots of love, colour, softness and happiness. Mission accomplished. When my goddaughter was born, I made her a happy baby quilt. I loved the process and the quilt, but I didn’t want to repeat it for her sister. So I chose knitting. I came across Purl Soho’s Super Easy Baby Crib Blanket on Instagram. Siobhan was knitting one and was kind enough to tell me the pattern and wool she was using… View Post