Welcome to the new Toadstool!

Hello everyone! Many apologies for the extremely long absence – who knew moving house would be sooo stressful! Never again!!

However, the new Toadstool is now starting to look a little more like home. Would you like a tour? Okay, lets start from the beginning. As you walk in we have the hallway … here it is looking lovely and ‘new’ … not a lot had moved in at this stage. ( I am totally in love with the stripey carpet!)

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Now it has these little treasures in it

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Here are the gorgeous windows that I so I haven’t cleaned – for vertically challenged little old me it could be a mammoth task!)

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And here we have the corner of the conservatory that I have adopted as my own – yes I know – faery wings! I love anything vaguely faery so when the opportunity came to have my wings sat out I leapt at it.

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As you will notice the light in here is perfect for a tiny spottle of crochet … here’s some now! A granny square baby blanket that I am making for a lovely expecting lady – it’s a surprise! Oh and some light reading to go with it.

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We were so very lucky and got lots of beautiful gifts when we moved in. My house has been filled with flowers since the day we moved. Thanks everyone – you’re all gorgeous! I love the colour of the soft pink rose – might need to put this on the mood board for my bedroom.

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There is a story behind the tea pot – it’s from a teasmaid that we found in our old attic! Bargain!

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And here’s a present from a lovely lady – all of the flowers in the vase mean something. How I love the gorgeous fluffy, soft buds of the pussy willow.

And I will leave you with the Rainbow Fish that No 1 Son made me many many years ago! … just because I can!!

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I will show you more next time! Until then, follow your dreams.

Emma

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Sunny days!

Oh how I love sunny days. It makes my heart glad to wake up when the sun is shining. I always feel like I get more done for some weird reason!

Here is a quick snap of my newest blanket … Cath Kidston inspired and for me. The edging wasn’t quite right in plain red soooo I added a pom pom edge and I love it! It makes me smile. Hope it makes you smile too.

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Moved!

Moved!

I’d love to show you around the new Toadstool but at the moment all you’d see is boxes. So here’s a little smidgen of rediscovered happiness instead. Crochet hook is still missing and house is crochet less at the mo! Have a happy week.

Emma x

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