Here lies the treasure

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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 give a used feel Now to fill it with my […]

Friday’s Smiles – Week 25

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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 her giving birth time. Turns out if they are only […]

Whats On Your Workdesk? Wednesday

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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 that will be revealed next time.And, yes i know my […]

ATC treasure chest – Part One

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Being a crafty but easily bored sort i fancied a change so hubby kindly took me to our local branch of Hobbycraft and i came back with these goodies I’ve decided to do a spot of decoupage and bought a papier mache treasure chest to spice up. Then i intend to keep my ATC’s inside […]

Summer in February – Lamorna Cove painters

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  Girl Reading by Harold Knight, husband of Dame Laura Knight  The Morning Ride – a portrait of Florence Carter Wood by A.J. Munnings I’ ve been reading a great book called ‘Summer in February’ by Jonathan Smith. Its been made into a film which is due out soon starring Dan Stevens of Downton Abbey […]

Friday’s Smiles Week 23

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I’ve had a very smily week since i saw you all last here on this great feel good fest hosted by Annie from A Stitch in Time My hubby came back from his sailing trip on Monday ( i missed him so that was heaps of smiles) and brought me back a small gift Its […]

Friday’s Smiles Week 22 – cuteness overload

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Good morrow fellow smilers, i hope i find you all well and ready to grin your way through the next week. This week i thought id show you a short video of my guinea pig pups. They are two weeks old today. All are healthy and have new owners and homes to go to in […]

What’s on your workdesk? Wednesday 210

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A brief one for me this week.  I was lucky enough to receive another 2 ATC’s and some extra goodies These are from Chris  I love the bits n bobs she sent me too This is from Ria and she sent me a lovely tag too which will make a great bookmark for me. Thank […]

Alpha Challenge 12 – the letter U

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It may be the 12th page for most of you but its my first page entered on this challenge. I have been looking from afar at some of the clever and creative entries each fortnight and finally decided to dip my toe in the water and take part. I didnt have a spare dictionary plus […]

Friday’s Smiles – Week 21

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Here it is once again, Friday and with it many good reasons to smile.  If you want to join in this great Friday smilefest then clicky this here LINK to go see Annie’s lovely blog and take part. Things that have made me smile this week are my guinea pig babies who are all doing […]