Monthly Archives: June 2015

Introducing The Queen

  Good day to all the readers of mum’s blog  my loyal subjects. I am Nefertiti, and I rule this household. Mum thinks she does, but she’s wrong, it’s really me. I made sure she adopted me two and a … Continue reading

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Ojo de dios 

A “god’s eye” or ojo de dios” is a traditional South American spiritual weaving. (For more history see Wikipedia), but many of us have created these as small children at school.   I can see the spiritual side of these as … Continue reading

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Catnip Mice

After my pillowcase project I pulled out my scrap basket of fabric to dump the scraps in, and Frodo started playing with the pieces as I was putting them in. It got me thinking I should make the fur-kids some … Continue reading

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Gothic Salt Dough Pendant

   Salt dough (or play dough as it was called when I was a kid) isn’t just for children, you can make all sorts of funky things with it, including jewellery! Just shape it, bake it and decorate it, it’s … Continue reading

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Bohemian Floral Pillowcases

  Hello. My name is Alexandra, and I’m a Pinterest-aholic. Yes, My Pinterest addiction is once more responsible for an afternoon’s creative project. This time, it was this gorgeous image:    This is the Pinterest link and it came from Scrum Dilly … Continue reading

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Cabinet of Curiosities 

Those of you who follow me on Pinterest will realise I am a) obsessive  And b) currently obsessed with natural history collections, botanical art, butterflies and “wunderkammer” or Victorian Curiosity Cabinets. To follow on from recent projects such as The Butterfly … Continue reading

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