Create your own shibori book marks

Have I ever shared how I love to read? I am a massive fan of my local library service, visiting almost weekly to pick up fiction books. I am almost addicted to reading at bedtime. Escaping into fiction helps me switch off and wind down for a good nights sleep. I still have a small … Read more

Book review “Upcycling” by Max McMurdo

This post contains affiliate links for your convenience I was delighted to find “upcycling” by Max McMurdo available at my local library. Naturally any book with this title is going to be on my reading list, but is it a coffee table book, a practical book or a mixture of the two?? The book starts … Read more

Apple crates as storage solutions

We have lived in our home six and a half years We designed the living room to be timeless, so fairly traditionally decorated with neutral colours, old leather sofas, tall book cases packed with books, a wood burner plusĀ a traditional rug. We decided to update the feel of the room. I was keen to bring … Read more

Makers Month

This week has been in the main household tasks, helping out at the children’s school and similar. I have made some progress with shibori stitching, follow me on instagram for snapshots of work in progress. But this coming week I am excited to be taking part in Makers Month. This is a fabulous event being … Read more