Anniversary card

New craft addiction? #GBSB

Quick post tonight, now I’ve managed to drag myself away from the tv following tonight’s The Great British Sewing Bee (#GBSB). I didn’t watch the first series but thought I’d give the second series a go when it started last week. Wow, what a fabulous show! The contestants are all great characters, the sewing techniques are fascinating,…

Cowboy birthday card

Rhinestone Cowboy Card

Having a lovely few days at the moment, enjoying a surprisingly relaxing half-term break with hubby off too. There’s plenty of time for things to descend into chaos yet though, so I shouldn’t speak too soon. We had a fabulous day of tidying and planting in the garden on Sunday – AND it was SUNNY!…

Love Grows

Calm after Storm

What a contrast to last night. Peaceful blue skies and a gentle breeze have greeted us in Yorkshire this morning. I think we are very lucky to have escaped the devastation that has occurred in the south of England these last few weeks, I can’t imagine how it must feel to be flooded out of…

Quilled daffodil card

Golden Daffodils

William Wordsworth (1815) Second Version I wandered lonely as a Cloud That floats on high o’er vales and Hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden Daffodils; Beside the Lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky…

Anniversary card

Love-ly Thursday

End of a tough week for me, as hubby has taken the day off tomorrow so our weekend starts now! The little one gave me a couple of sleepless nights at the start of the week, worrying about him, listening to his resps and waiting for his raging fever to subside. I once witnessed a…

Love Grows

Realising Dreams

Life may be hectic but it’s never boring here in the Sheppard household! I may complain sometimes about how difficult it can be with small children sometimes but I really wouldn’t have it any other way. Having a family was a dream of mine for many years, seemingly elusive, until my 33rd birthday spurred me…