The finished card

The finished card

I know you've all been waiting to see the finished result of dressing up Toddy, my Dad's staffie. Here is the final card front. A bit of wizardry by my Dad using photo shop to select the best wings and halo on a good picture of Todd. What do you think? We are already planning next years card Continue reading

Handmade Christmas presents

Handmade Christmas presents

The weeks up to Christmas have been very busy, as it has not only been a very long term, there have also been some life changing decisions made and a hectic time as a result. I have also been beavering away to get as many people as I could a handmade gift. I found a great tutorial for these little Continue reading

An Early Christmas Present

An Early Christmas Present

Last Sunday amongst all the dressing up fun, we also had fun filling these! You may recognise the fabric from and earlier post about cutting out trapeziums. I've sewn them together and filled them with polystyrene beads. The polystyrene beads feel amazing when you stick your hand in the bag of them Continue reading

Staffie Christmas Angel

Staffie Christmas Angel

This weekend has really got me in the spirit of Christmas by dressing up a dog! I spent a few evenings during the week working on the wings and I put the final touches in on Saturday nght ready for Sunday's photo shoot.         After finishing this on Continue reading

A Christmassy Evening

A Christmassy Evening

On Sunday I went to a lovely crafty event called 'Gather' which was run by the talented Georgina Giles. We arrived to a warm welcome involving mince pies and mulled wine which is always a winner and were seated in our places which already had our personalised packages at the table. I couldn't wait Continue reading

The Sound of Sunday

The Sound of Sunday

  The Sounds of Sunday in our flat is the washing machine, the kettle and my sewing machine. It's all feeling lovely and homely today because its warm and bright indoors and cold and very rainy outside. I woke up at half past four this morning unable to go back to sleep, so I came into Continue reading