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Baby Basics.Turning cot bumpers into useful bags.

Cot bumpers make great bags for storing toys or spare bedding as the padding provides sturdy sides.
We don’t give cot bumpers out from Baby Basics. 188 more words


Costume tips for Burlesque

The world of costumes is amazing whether it is for burlesque, dance or aerial. You go to a show and wish you could get a costume like that, but who can afford the high price tag? 817 more words


Rain Stops Play

My sewing activity has been somewhat due to the horrendous rain we had recently.  Our conservatory sprang a leak and before I realised it the long (and thankfully cheap and cheerful) table that I use for cutting out fabric was completely soaked.  864 more words


Mounting a rescue mission...

Is it just me or do inanimate objects sometimes need rescuing?

There was the time I ‘saved’ the beautiful old suitcase from being thrown over the sides at the local dump to rot in deepest darkest landfill for eternity. 800 more words

Restore Pine Furniture

gift kitchens and God's care, take two

You’re not going to believe this. I don’t even believe it. People keep giving me kitchens, it’s like a theme. If you’ve been with me for a while, you may remember my precious English friend who showed up with food, hugs, and an adorable little wooden kitchen for the girls when Norah was two, Harriet was zero, and we were all unwell our first winter in England. 171 more words

Little Ones

New Year, New Goal

I can’t believe that 2016 is already underway! After a busy Christmas I have started to think a bit about New Year’s Resolutions, and future plans of the creative type. 151 more words

A new beginning

Winter is a time of hibernation, of sleep, of drawing back but also a time for rejuvenation and preparation for the glory of spring and summer.   124 more words