Saturday, 22 October 2016

Crafting with Biscuits and Cakes......

 Morning all, today is my good friend Jenny's birthday.

Jenny is the friend that I meet up with each week at her house to craft with 2 other friends.

When I saw this topper I knew it would be perfect for her !!!

Friday, 21 October 2016

Work In Progress.......

 Morning all, Friday here once again !!! Another week nearly over and I seem to be getting nowhere fast !!

Over the last few months, I've been busy making things to sell at my craft fairs. But last weekend, I decided, that I've had enough of making things for other people, and decided to make somethings for myself.

Last year I bought some Christmas fabrics to make some place-mats ready for Christmas.....well here we are in October and I've finally made a start !! So  I guess I wont get them all done in time for this Christmas......but maybe next year LOL !!! 

This is the first one....I haven't decided as yet whether to add another row, or maybe add segments to make a finished shape - rather than pointed......if that makes sense !! Watch this space !!

 Also last year at Excel, I bought this wool, complete with pattern, to make a shawl/scarf. Only a 4 row pattern knits up quite I'm doing this when I want a break from the sewing

 ....and finally, I still have a quarter to complete of this cross- stitch, which I had promised myself that I would finish this year.......don't think that's going to happen LOL !!!

What projects have you still got to finish??? leave a comment on how many un-finished items you have.......Let's see who has the most ....... x

Here is a photo of my Border Terrier, Rolo, sitting on one of the cushions that i crocheted. You can just see the other one by the side of Rolo. He has claimed these as his cushions.... he likes to sit across the pair and nestle down to sleep. The dirty looks he gives anyone who dares to sit on his sofa or his cushions !!!
Pets ......they take over our lives and rule the roost don't they??

Craft fair tomorrow, so will report back on Sunday. Have only got 2 until the end of the month, so am hoping I will sell all the halloween goodies. 

Bye for now x

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Halloween Notepads to go with the Spider Pencil......

Morning all, another quick blog, showing you quick and easy notepads to sell..... These will go great with the spider pencils from yesterday xx

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Spider Pencil.......

 Morning all, here is another idea for a quick, easy & cheap make. Take an orange sparkly pencil, wrap 4 black pipe cleaners around the pencil and add 2 googly eyes......
.....and there you have it a spider crawling down the pencil !!!!

Spooky !!!!!

See you again very soon x

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Quick and Easy Makes for Craft Fairs.....

 Morning all, here are some quick makes for the Christmas craft fairs that I've got coming up.

I bought some cheap small notepads, which I have covered in Christmas papers from my stash. Then I've added a glitter pencil, a scented gel pen and a novelty shaped Christmas eraser. 
 The pens, pencils and erasers I bought from the £1 shop, and I'm hoping to sell these at £2.00 a set. 

 Nice little stocking fillers.....wouldn't you say ??

Come by tomorrow to see another quick and simple idea xx

Sunday, 16 October 2016

Sally's Birthday.......

 Morning all, hope you are all well & happy.

Today is my good friend Sally's Birthday. Sally, myself, and two other friends meet up once a week to craft together. We try and take it in turns to be "teacher", and try and do something productive each week, but mostly we chat and drink coffee and eat cake......and of course have lots of laughs.

 Sally, like me, likes the colour purple. So this card has purple all over.....the backing paper, the topper, and the embellishments.
....and even inside !!


Friday, 14 October 2016

Star Appeal.......

 Morning all, Friday again, and the start of another weekend......

Today, I'm off to Oxford to see my son. I'm not going empty handed, as my hubby is coming with me......... we are going to do a bit of D.I.Y which, I mean my hubby is doing the D.I.Y, and I'm supervising LOL !!! My son ordered a unit from Ikea, which he had delivered to our address  and we are going to build it for him and also do a few other repair jobs whilst we are there. Then when he has finished work we will bring him back home with us for the weekend.
 Here are 3 felt Christmas Decorations that I've just finished. The white one is very "nordic", the green one has 3 hot fix crystals on and the red one has green buttons sewn on. All very different, but all Christmassy. 

Enjoy your weekend. x