out of the blue

I got a parcel the other day, out of the blue. I thought maybe I had ordered something and then forgotten. That has happened before. Or maybe my partner had ordered something early for my birthday. But then, if he … Continue reading

pretty thing of the week: art tiles

Just a quickie I’m afraid, as life is filling my days with somewhat frantic sewing at the moment. I am already at least a week behind where I’d hoped to be when I planned out my time a few weeks … Continue reading

fantastical & magical

I always think that the solstices are the most magical times of year. Midsummer, with its endless lingering twilight, is the time of the faeries. Midwinter however, with it’s sparkling frosts, is host to something altogether darker… These fantastical and magical creatures are … Continue reading

pretty, but pricey

I am a big fan of Bjorn Wiinblad’s work. I have a couple of original posters, bought on Etsy and Ebay, when such things could still be picked up quite reasonably. Now, of course, they seem to be rare as hen’s … Continue reading

rhapsody in clay

Just a quick post, as I’m off out in a bit for a rare bit of socialising. I’m writing this with a glass of wine in hand (well, on the table beside me) just to get me in the mood. … Continue reading

pretty thing of the week

I spotted these cards by delphine and max the other day on Etsy. Of course, the fabrics caught my eye. But I love the way they’ve been used in combination with their smooth porcelain creations. They would be lovely framed as … Continue reading