Monday, February 20, 2012

Painting nook

C/O -

Yes please, I think I shall work on one over the weekend ... I've got just the spot.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

my first attempt at a quilt

I'm inspired to make a quilt for our bed. Cozy, fun, colourful, handmade with love. This is my inspriration

C/- see this post

I spent too many hours searching for beautiful screenprinted fabrics and organic linens, but, I added up the cost and decided that it was perhaps not wise to spent $300+ on fabrics for the front of a quilt for my first attempt... maybe next time I've cheated slightly and bought pillowcases from the Pop by Sheridan range (helpfully on 50% off sale) to use as my patterned fabric and I think I'll use a grey as my plain fabric. Fingers crossed it works!

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

starting ...

This is just the start of things to come. An online place to call my own. I'm new to this, I've spent months contemplating whether I'm cut out for this blogging caper. I'll never know if I never give it a shot, so here goes ...

* I'm a closet crafter. I'm beyond thrilled that there seem to be all these lovely people online who not only enjoy crafting but make it cool. I wouldn't say my crafting is cool, or that I'm amazing at it ... but it does make me happy.

* I'd trade a night out for a night in with my man and my dog curled up on the bed watching movies any day of the week. I'm cool like that.

* I dream of living by the sea, in a small country town, with a small farm of animals and my own vege patch ... one day ...