About a year ago my boss (whom I love very much) had asked me about a beaded crystal ball necklace I wore to work that day. I had told her my mum had made it for me and she asked if I knew where she could get one. Looking around with friends and family who… Continue reading Beaded Crystal Ball
I have a confession to make: I am not a parent. It is very hard, I must tell you, to be an “un-parent” in a craft blogging world. It appears as if what everyone wants, what everyone expects is children related crafts. Nursery ideas, keep-the-children-busy ideas, children toys, children blankets, children whatever. When I first… Continue reading E is for Elephant
Sometimes life goes by and we get no rest. We may not feel time passing by us, but it most certainly does. We work, we create, we think, we read, we are just constantly busy doing things. I’ll let you in on a secret: the work never ends, there will always be something else to… Continue reading Relax, Enjoy, Eat Some Sugar
I absolutely love winter. Winter is magical; the taste of the first rain, the fresh grass and the sound of thunder, a beautiful cloudy morning. But spring! Spring is renewal, it is the awakening of everything colourful, of strong scents and cool evenings. Spring is unpredictable in its beauty. I am not entirely sure of… Continue reading True Colours
For some reason I have been fascinated with polka dots and with patterns in general lately. It’s hard to be fascinated with anything, really, working as much as I do. Sometimes I wish I could just take a months’ break and do something of my own. Finish a painting, crochet, read or just relax and… Continue reading Polka Dots
Here’s a butterfly necklace/scarflette I made for my mother. She is in love with butterflies and can never get enough of them. I love incorporating beads in crochet, thanks safta for teaching me everything!
I just realised I’ve yet to post any crochet I have done, so here goes. You can get the pattern here.