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Embroidered Chairs

Using embroidery samplers to add beauty and colour to chairs.

If you speak to any craft lover you will soon learn that they are all addicts, myself included. Yes they will have their favourite crafts but they also have their eyes peeled for the next high. Hand embroidery is one…

Le Weekend – Read A Magazine

Last week I encouraged you all to take time to make a pot of tea and this week the prompt is read a magazine, something that would go very well with the whole pot of tea vibe.

When I was in my 20s, all footloose and fancy free I really…

How To Survive A Road Trip With Children

“Let’s drive to the Dorset coast from West Yorkshire with the motorways littered with endless 50mph zones”

“Yeah hun that sounds like a fantastic plan it will be a dream with 2 children”

“I know right”

Well of course that conversation did not take place because a 7.5 hour drive is a…

Le Weekend – Making Tea

So I had planned to post this yesterday but instead I find myself adding this amendment because my site was hacked and I had an online meltdown and I was subsequently rescued. I will of course provide further details on this as I feel paying homage to the blogging…

Digital Magazine Launch

This year is the first year that I can remember hitting the ground running, no sprinting, no flying. I have such a determination and focus it is quite uncharacteristic. The truth is I often have a tenacious approach to life goals but this year I am not in a…

Le Weekend – Make Something

There is something deeply satisfying about creating something yourself, making things with our hands taps into our most primal of instincts. From the dawn of early humans we have been creating for pleasure and necessity. Cave paintings and tiny sculptures played a part in prehistoric peoples lives as well…