Big Birthday weekend

This weekend we celebrated my Son's 30th and my Mother-in-Law's 90th birthdays. We had a lovely meal out with family on Friday and a party on Saturday. Here she is with Billy. I was grateful for a free day yesterday especially as the sun was out as I was able to get into the garden… Continue reading Big Birthday weekend

Happy New Year, if a little late!

Where did those two months go! I have realised that I haven't blogged at all this year!! So I have some catching up to do. Christmas was lovely but our main focus thus far this year has been THE WEDDING of the year! My Son is getting married in Mexico next month and preparation for… Continue reading Happy New Year, if a little late!

Painted Hands and Plates

Belle was great yesterday, I picked her up after only two and a half hours of school and she promptly fell asleep,in the car.  When we got home she refused to change out of her uniform.  Here are some painted paper plates we did last week. I find Pinterest a  great source of ideas for… Continue reading Painted Hands and Plates

Inchies and Twinchies

At this months Hailsham Stamp Club we made cards featuring Inchies (1") and Twinchies (2") squares. This is a recurring subject for our club as they are so easy to make and assemble for a quick and easy card. I am also in an online Inchie swap so in addition I make a set of… Continue reading Inchies and Twinchies

Artist Trading Coins

I recently stumbled upon this new trend to decorate Artist Trading Coins. These are 2 1/2" circles of card which are traded in the same way as the original ATCs. I managed to find a circle die in the correct size and set to cutting circles from white card. Then inspired by the glorious weather… Continue reading Artist Trading Coins

Isabella’s art

Just a quick post to share a beautiful portrait of me by Isabella age 3 3/4 years. Apparently she has captured my likeness perfectly.  We have been practicing doing handwriting too before she goes to "big" school this September. She keeps saying "when I go to big school, you won't have me anymore, will you… Continue reading Isabella’s art