Messy Mama Makes

Messy Mama creations and patterns

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

Crochet Mood Blanket – 48th day update

My blanket is now a recognisable blanket shape! 48 days’ worth of memories. Some harder to revisit than others as I’ve been playing catch-up, but the last two blocks have … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

Pretty Things

Aren’t they just? ❤ I think they may have just inspired me for my next colour palette – for whatever type of project it may be! Funny how I’m not … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sticky Chocolate Cake

As some of you may know we’re a home-educating family and so my boys are with me most of the time. We’ve been hibernating a bit over winter (enforced due … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Goodnight poems to soothe broken hearts

There have been tears tonight. We’re staying in our old house for possibly the last time – we’ve “camped” here many weekends over the past year and a half as … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment