Month: February 2018

Autumn Exchange

Autumn Exchange

An autumn exchange piece I stitched for the Autumn Exchange on Needlecraft Haven (a Yuku Group)   I enjoyed stitching this and thought it camve out lovely x x The recipient was really pleased. This sort of finished piece could also be made into wedding favours, […]

Beaded Bookmarks and Scissor Fobs

Beaded Bookmarks and Scissor Fobs

      These are some of my latest creations made today   Bookmarks and scissor fobs x x  Now I am off to stitch x x These would make ideal gifts for birthdays, or reminders of a wedding.  Wedding favours could be made this way […]

A new flavour – Savoursmiths Review

A new flavour – Savoursmiths Review

Savoursmiths is a manufacturer of Potato Chips (Crisps) in the United Kingdom established in September 2016 Savoursmiths has been launched by Russell Smith Farms based in Cambridgeshire and makes the crisps with (unpeeled) potatoes and rapeseed oil, harvested from their own farm. The range now […]

Relationships and Love

Relationships and Love

    There are many kinds of love.   Most people look for it in a romantic relationship with a person who is compatible to them.  This can be the most meaningful element in their lives and give them a sense of deep fulfillment. Forming a […]

Weddings and Wedding Favours.

Weddings and Wedding Favours.

We are now heading again to the Summer Wedding season.   Many people will be planning and arranging their weddings.  So many things to do.  Order your dress, suits, flowers. Arrange a venue.  Invite Guests.  Sort out table plans and wedding Favours etc.   I got married […]

Try something new … making a pendibulle

Try something new … making a pendibulle

Stitch your design.  This is a 60 stitch by 60 stitch square.  The outside is stitched using back stitch as you can use this later to whipstitch your pendibulle together     Fold your design in half and using the backstitch whipstitch one side.   […]

Tonka

Tonka

Primarily, I was asked to review some Tonka toys and the box arrived.   With me was one extremely eager 6 year old, who could not wait to unwrap the goodies contained inside. Being a Nan of two grandsons, Tonka is a name that has been […]

Arnicare  – Bath and Massage Balm

Arnicare – Bath and Massage Balm

First of all, think about your Mum?  Has she had a hard day? Does she need to relax and have some special ‘Me’ time?  Well, why not treat your Mum to Nelsons Arnicare bath & massage balm.   A perfect present for you to buy and […]

Papiliones by Jonathan Bradley    –  Book Review

Papiliones by Jonathan Bradley – Book Review

First of all, what reminds you of your Mum?  The link between my daughter and myself is Dragonflies.  The reason they are beautiful, delicate, give you a hint of Summer and the joy therein, but do not live forever.   Other people, when they think of […]

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