Hello friends,

Hope you have had an okay Monday! I meant to blog yesterday but had a very emotional Little Miss H – think the first week of school had taken it’s toll. This afternoon has been lovely though – lots of this …


According to Little Miss H this is me – I love it and may use it everywhere I go! Anything that needs a profile picture may get this, smiley, happy, red-headed little old me! Apologies for the rubbish light – gets dark early at the moment here although every day I am thankful for those few extra minutes of sunlight.

My Cath Kidston obsession continues :


This is my little jar of happy! Every time I think ‘I loved doing that’ I add a little note to the jar so that when I look back at the end of 2014 I can remember all my little moments of happy throughout the year. The idea first came from Anonymous on facebook but I loved it so much that I adopted it. And why do it with a normal jam jar when you can ‘yarn it up’?

You can just see Little Miss H getting busy in the background.

My Cath Kidston inspired blanket is growing and growing


I love sitting underneath it in the evenings crocheting away! It is snuggly and lovely and a great stash buster – I think I’m going to keep going until I have used up the balls of red, pink, blue and yellow wool. (may take some time!)

And as a last little ode to Cath Kidston here is the beautiful mug I was given this Christmas


Oh my, Cath Kidston plus ‘shrooms and colour in one place! Be still my beating HeArT! I haven’t been able to use it yet – it is just sooo beautiful (I know – mad right?) Maybe this week?

Until next time, whatever you are up to may your days be filled with colour and more and more light!




Happy 2014 to you all. I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and that the start of your year has been wonderful.

Here are some of my favourite photos from the Christmas period.







Well just after the Christmas and New Year festivities were over Little Miss H turned six. I really can’t believe it – where did the time go? Anyway she watched ‘Kirsties Crafty Christmas’ with me and decided that in honour of her becoming six we ought to decorate the lounge with glorious tissue paper flowers – I didn’t need much convincing let me tell you! These are super quick and easy to make and what was even better was that mother and daughter sat at the table and made them together. We hope that you like them!



I’ve also been finishing off a five metre flower garland which will eventually end up decorating a yurt. I love making flowers although I do end up yearning for spring. It’s been very wet, windy and grey over here for what seems like days – perfect weather for snuggling in front of a film with my hook and my family.



After completing and delivering the flower garland I had a yearning – a yearning for a blanket. When I wandered past a few of the balls of wool I had used to make the flower garland Cath Kidston colours sprung into my mind. So here is my Cath Kidston inspired block stitch blanket in the making!




Here’s to a Happy, Healthy and Creative Year!

Until next time, stay dry!





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