Category Archives: Things to make

Adventures in weaving – number three

This one has taken a while. Here is my original post way back in October. I think my colour choice made me hesitant to carry on, as Gav says ‘there’s nothing like glow in the dark art!’ But I am … Continue reading

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A little something to make

This idea is was wholeheartedly inspired by this pin. I loved this canvas piece of art and wanted to try it for myself. I have an old dictionary that’s fallen to pieces, actually I inherited this from an work colleague … Continue reading

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Doing something arty every week

There is nothing like a catchy blog title and this is nothing like one! Ha! I’ve been trying, over the course of the last year or so, to not just pin things over on Pinterest but do something with those … Continue reading

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Script art and being brave

I’ve wanted to make a canvas with script on it for a long time now. Ever since this amazing artist did it and this great blogger did a similar thing. It’s not new now, everyone seems to be doing it … Continue reading

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Too early for a wreath?

No? I’m so glad you said that! I like a wreath. I suppose I was aware of them from an early age but the idea of a wreath around  Christmas time was firmly fixed in my mind from the family … Continue reading

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Doing a happy quilty dance

Oh yeah! At long last this baby is done. And you know what? Love it. Why did it take me so long? After my last post (can’t believe it was all that time ago) I did pull it out again … Continue reading

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Another hydrangea wreath

Remember this? Well here is one for this year. The blooms I used last year were from a lovely blue shrub in my Mum’s garden but this year for some reason the blue flowers faded too fast for me to … Continue reading

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Adventures in weaving – number three

Remember that liberated wool from my Mum’s? Well here is the start of a weaving for our bedroom. I am using part of an old shelf unit at the frame. I needed something bigger and more stable than cardboard. This … Continue reading

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Adventures in weaving – part two

I wanted to share my new little weaving. Told you I wasn’t over this craft quite yet! Didn’t get any in progress shots this time but here is the finished piece. Not sure where it’s going to live, we don’t … Continue reading

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Adventures in weaving

It seems to be everywhere at the moment. Or am I late to the party? Probably. I first saw some weaving over here and she has done a couple more since that one. Then I saw it over on Pinterest … Continue reading

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