Monday, 20 August 2007

A Week in Photos

Hello to all the new people looking at my blog, hope you like what you see.

I thought I'd do a bit of a round up of what's been going on over the last week.




Firstly, I received this beautiful bag from May-lis in, as part of a handmade bag swap, she also knitted me a lovely hat. Thanks May-lis!



Every holiday I plan to have a major tidy and I finally started (that's a photo of a tidy utility room!) but of course you find things when tidying, like a box of broken crayons............... (cue craft project)



I knew I'd seen on t'internet that someone had melted crayons into big cake sized ones, so I thought I'd have a go. Waste not, want not and all that.



This is what happened, they look a bit of a mess but when you peel the cases off they look a bit more promising and they work. I think they'd be great for toddlers who want to just scribble!





(I'll post instructions if anyone wants to know how to make them.)


Then I decided to try and get the stains out of our damask napkins, nearly did it, only a few are still stained. So if you come over for dinner and I start rearranging napkins you know what you've sat at the place with the stained napkin!





I'm not house proud at all but I couldn't resist taking a photo of these on the line, they looked so cool.



Now, why is it that when you try and get sorted and tidy, someone else gets bored and makes a mess?





Then after 364 days of planning Euan finally reached his 6th Birthday, hooray! only only 359 days until his next one!



13 comments:

Karyn said...

Thank you for your wonderful comments! I'm glad you're back in the crafting world after your hiatus. This world needs as many crafters as it can get. :-) I have your blog marked as a favorite, and I'll keep checking back!

Ari said...

I love your blog...I've been clicking around quit a bit! I love the pictures of your family and scenery. I'll be checking back later!

rachel said...

thanks for the link to your blog. i like the fact that you melted down the crayons to make giant rainbow crayons... my mom used to do that for us, too. lots of fun!

thanks for swapping on Swap-bot.com!

xoxo

sharon said...

Thanks for signing up to the London knitters ring! :)

spentrails said...

I love your blog too, what an inspiration you are. Great to see crafty people in the blogging world!

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