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Gently expanding wings

It has been a very busy time at Scottish island mum.  The summer season is well and truly underway on the island and the endless days of sunshine are making it sparkle.  908 more words

busy busy busy

I cleared out my craft corner (again) recently, trying to make space for the paperwork I know will be part of my new course. 109 more words


Inspirational Up-cycling Project Offers Second Time Around to Furniture and People

Dave Lucas is sanding down an old pine church pew, painted, in rather poor eighties taste, with brash golden swirls. Dave is bringing the piece back to its beautiful original pale nutty wood ingrained with darker brown knots and whorls. 751 more words

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Weekend project: cut-off jeans

Yesterday I finished cutting out all of the pieces for the yellow fox-fabric dress, so now it is all ready to start sewing. Today, however, I got distracted. 444 more words

Time for a Video Interlude...

I’ve caught a few great video’s on the internet recently which I wanted to share with you all.

1. Glorious Colour – this is an ancient interview with the knitting and colour guru Kaffe Fasset. 168 more words

Homemade Play dough :-)

Homemade play dough:
2 cups of plain flour
1/2 cup of salt
2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
2 tablespoons of cream of tartar
Few drops of glycerine… 124 more words

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The Cafes where you get a fix

It’s a scene straight out of Graham Greene’s Brighton Rock: heat is shimmering off the hot pebbles on the beach; young and old showing off their knees as they paddle in the sparkling green sea. 793 more words

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