Saturday, 21 February 2009

Inspiration Point - Renewal


1. the act of renewing.
2. the state of being renewed.
3. an instance of this.

1675–85; renew + -al

Friday, 13 February 2009

Photo Journal Tutorial

I am a total sucker for lovely stationary, but am often put off by the price of blank journals - so why not make your own! This tutorial is amazing
I can feel some stationary presents coming on....

Thursday, 12 February 2009

Retail Therapy

Am I the last to know about this shop?

Stumbled across it tonight while on-line shopping for birthday gifts (for a certain soon to be forty and fabulous man). Anyway, loving their stuff very much.

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

Paper Potter...

With snow on the ground, and sub zero temperatures, I'm still feeling optimistic about Spring being just round the corner and my mind is turning to ordering seeds and getting some seedlings underway, and excellent reason to put a Christmas present to use...

The Paper Potter, a lovely tactile wooden stamp which makes bio-degradable paper pots from old newspaper strips, very satisfying..

Saturday, 7 February 2009

Cosy Crocheted Neck Warmer

I have admittedly been feeling the cold with all this snowy weather around at the moment, and wanted to make something cosy for myself. This neck warmer is just the ticket, knocked up in less than an hour using double strand wool to give it a chunky feel, I learnt a simple new crochet stitch too, a simple weave effect using chain and single crochet. I have been wearing it ever since. Found this particular pattern at Mingling Yarn, so easy...