Wednesday, September 28, 2011
I had some great thrift finds this week ( nice to have some birthday money up my sleeve for some guilt-free thrift shopping), some green ceramics for my shelves (they are mostly covered by cards in this photo unfortunately) and a cute wooden bowl and I think this is a dibber? yeah? A thing for planting seeds? Even if that isn't what it is, it's what I'm going to use it for. I do feel a bit bad about getting it all muddy though.
Friday, September 23, 2011
The weather was nice and sunny today, making me want to get out and get stuck into the garden. There are definite signs of that burst of Spring growth starting, not long now till the garden comes out of hibernation.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
One little addition to our home is this map, it was free in an issue of Frankie recently. We have a number of relatives and friends in far flung (and not so far flung) places and it's kind of an abstract idea to little ones. We get lots of questions about exactly where these people are and how far away from us they are. I mounted it on some foam board and popped it in a frame without glass so we can change pins around as people move and add in some if need be. I added a couple of hooks underneath with a sting line so we can peg up the postcards as they arrive in the letterbox. It's all quite exciting to a 5 year old and we anxiously await the next postcards!
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Friday, September 2, 2011
I was mentioned by a couple of lovely ladies on their blogs recently, Hanna from craftykin wrote a lovely post about some necklaces that I made for her and her sisters. Also Dee gave me a little mention about one of my necklaces here. Thank you both!
as a wee note: I've searched for "crochet machines" on the internet and it seems that there are some, however when you go and look at what the machines can produce - it's actually knitting! or a "crochet-like" trim.