return of the lavender plants

When we moved into this house back in 1991 we had the most gorgeous lavender plant just outside the back door. The smell in late summer was heavenly but it was beginning to get a bit woody in the middle so i cut it all […]

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my mini herb garden and other flowers

Following on from my last post i dragged the hubby to the local garden centre and having decided to start slowly i bought 2 packets of herb seeds. Some basil and some garlic chives. I also bought 3 geraniums which were going really cheap, 2 […]

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Grow your own – on a budget

Last weekend we visited my lovely sister in law who has the most amazing veggie garden which she tends every year. Runner beans, tomatoes, leeks, garlic and now this year potatoes and some ginger too and she has inspired me to make a small veggie […]

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Here lies the treasure

Well here is the finished decopatched treasure chest and it was so much fun to do. I just had to stick gems on it didn’t I? They are meant to be studs of course And inside I just used white gesso very roughly painted to […]

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Friday’s Smiles – Week 25

My smile this week came from the little surprise package of a new little guinea pig baby i found on Saturday morning. It was born to the other would be mum, Cookie, who i assumed was not actually pregnant as she had gone well past […]

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Whats On Your Workdesk? Wednesday

Just a brief peek at my workdesk today as im finally doing something crafty again.   I’ve begun decopatching my treasure chest (all say aaarrgh, like a pirate) Its looking good and its such fun to do. Not sure how the rest will go but […]

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