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Monthly Archives: March, 2015

A Super Superhero Storage Solution

The kids’ lego storage is currently a set of cardboard drawers and shelves and frankly when we bought them they were adequate but in less than a year the poor … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · 4 Comments

On my work table today…..

Somebody suggested to me to use nail polish on my paintings to create pieces that would keep their shiny glossy textured looks even once dried – so here’s the latest … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 1 Comment


Indulge me, if you would. We spent the last week up near the mountains, in Clarens in the Free State in South Africa. Partly on holiday, partly for a Christian … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · 6 Comments

Happiness is…. a string of daisies

Happiness is a string of daisies on a bright blue spring day! We’ve been away the past week (I know radio silence is hardly a rare thing from me anyway … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

Crochainting Progress!

I’ve been buying various tester pots for a house I’m sort of helping to fix up, and I love using them up on canvases. The crochainting is going slowly (I’ve … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dreamsong Lullaby – painted

Ever since I wrote this poem I’ve wanted to paint it. And now it’s finished! As the sun sets over rooftops and houses The sky turns to gold and the … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Floral Crochainting – part 1!

This is inspired by Pukado’s Let’s Make It! crochet and canvas post for March. Until I painted up a couple of canvases with tester pots for a house I’m helping … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Candy Stripes and Blue Waves

Well here’s a new venture for me…. actually listing a pattern for sale!! The Blue Waves sweater is finally finished, the pattern has been written up, the sweater photographed (almost … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Peacocks and Forest Glades

Another finished project! I tried oh I tried so hard to concentrate the whole way through this project. But I confess I got so carried away at the end, loving … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 4 Comments

Poorly Bear

Especially when he’s poorly, he loves my blankets ❤ He’s feeling a lot better now after a rough couple of nights and days. Still opted for his blanket instead of a … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · Leave a comment