Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Canvas

I saw this great home-made canvas ages ago and was determined to make one myself. It’s taken a while and lots of snipping magazines to bits but at last I finished it. I tried to fill all the gaps and … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week thirty

Here are more. A few details – Calendula and clary flower arrangement, a trug full of crops, reading the Florida guide-book on the bus, some of the family reflected, ripening blueberries, playing go fish with H and Gav’s vanilla latte … Continue reading

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Read – July

Yes, I’ve read another book. Maybe I’m gearing up for my holidays or maybe I am just reading what I truly enjoy. Romance and teenage fiction with a little dystopia thrown in for good measure. I liked this one very … Continue reading

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Bloom 2.0 – Sweet Peas

The heady any wonderful scent of these pretty little flowers is filling the house at the moment. And I can’t get enough.   Hope to get some long stems so I can mix them in with other arrangements too. But … Continue reading

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Project Life – week eighteen

Another week documented. Still only doing one page per week and trying to tie in colour schemes on the page and between the two week spreads. Just added a wooden leaf shape and a couple of staples and the ever … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week twenty nine

Food, walks and holiday planning. A few details – our first set tomatoes, herbs, garden produce, me and bud, a record of the amazing temperatures we’ve been having (and yes just noticed wrong date!), Gav making pizza, and a new … Continue reading

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Bloom – Calendula, Cerinthie and Ammi

The Calendula are blooming at last. Love that orange. And my trusty blue vase.

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Gardens visitied – Filoli, CA, USA

Maybe it was because we were on holiday and the weather was perfect but this garden, nestled in the hills of California 30 miles south of San Francisco, has to one of my all time favourites. It was a true … Continue reading

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Bloom – Sweet William and Philadelphus

I re-cycled some of the sweet william stems from a recent arrangement. I have mentioned before that they are long-lasting flowers which makes them such good value to buy or grow and I couldn’t waste these beauties even though everything … Continue reading

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Project Life – week seventeen

This week I used a different page protector. I had a few left over from last year and like the variation in the photo’s it gives you. I also used up a little 3 x 4 card I made last … Continue reading

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