Dainty Dancing close up

Pretty in Pink Birthday Card

I feel I should confess to succumbing to temptation and buying a onesie – the adult version of babygro. Well, it was on offer, plus it looked soooo comfy. It is a bit of a guilty pleasure, as I’m far too old for such nonsense but it’s definitely cosy! I didn’t count on the hazards…

Girl with a star close up

Sweet and Sparkly Christmas Cards

Having a Lemsip in my warm, cosy bed on a cold and frosty Saturday morning, listening to the children giving their daddy a bit trouble over pancakes downstairs – welcome to the weekend! Our eldest socialite has two parties this weekend, the first is the recipient of Swashbuckle Cheer! and the second is the recipient of…

Christmas wreath

Easy Peasy Wreath

Wreath inspiration is everywhere at the moment so I fancied having a go! In my mind it was an amazing ribbon creation in the style of those you can easily come across on Pinterest, just before you wonder where the last hour went. However a quickshop in Wilkinsons presented me with a lovely traditional selection. Their Christmas…

Blue and White Christmas on display

Stressless Frosty Christmas Card

The arrival of November has set off a little Christmas alarm (jingle) bell in my head so the serious Christmas card-making has begun. No stress though, I have promised myself – no pressure, just enjoyment, or it’s not worth it. Last year I spent six weeks (six weeks!) hand-making over 40 Christmas cards, each one…

'Ski Jump' Card

Christmas Crafting and the Tour de Yorkshire

Nevermind Halloween, I’ve had a Christmas crafting treat today – an all-day workshop at Lili of the Valley with the lovely Dawny P! I’ve been looking forward to this for a couple of months, it was planned as a post half-term relaxation session! It certainly worked. Dawny P is amazing and gave us five beautiful Christmas…