Busy, busy, busy!

Hello everyone! Hope you have all had a wonderful Easter.

Ours has been relaxed, chilled and a little crafty!

Later there will be a little bit of this:

DSCN3469But first …I love making bread but rarely have the time so that was one of our first jobs this holiday. It was a mixed grain loaf (and yes it was out of a packet but we loved it just the same!)

It started off looking like this.

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A little bit of stirring and here it is looking – as Little Miss H said ‘gooey’. She was right!

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Then patience was required to let it rise and voila – a yummy loaf of bread was cooked.

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It was delicious warm straight from the oven and made excellent toast too – highly recommended!

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Little Miss H made herself an Easter Bonnet. I love watching her work – she has a keen sense of pattern and what is right and what is clearly just plain wrong – wish I was a little more like that – I umm and ahh as per my last post for what seems like weeks!!

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Then came the making of the bags! While the rest of the household was busy watching the inevitable Easter films I cosied up on the sofa with some Pageant Wool (crinkly and purple and never used before! Gifted from a lovely soul who saw it and thought of me). I must say that I have waited for a while for inspiration to strike – but when it did – wow! I am super thrilled with these faery bags – they have grown out of my imagination and my love for all things fae. I hope you like them too – I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves.

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Oh my glitter! I love them – will need to be making more of them – pronto! If you come across Pageant Wool it looks tough to work with – it’s crinkly … very crinkly … but it is lovely to work with and the colours – oh my! Suffice to say – I love the wool and I love the bags!! Can you tell??!!

My host of angels – or gathering of fairies (whichever you prefer!) has also grown this week. I love them! I really hope others will too. These little lovelies are destined for new homes (hopefully!).

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That’s my Easter Week pretty much complete! Although I do have a little secret something up my sleeve to reveal – hopefully next time. It’s cute – maybe even twee – but gorgeous nonetheless! I love building stock for the next fair – it’s leading me to some fabulous discoveries. I hope you like them too.

Until next time, keep creating!

Emma x

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About Toadstool Tales

Hello, welcome to Toadstool Tales! I am a wife of a lovely man, mother of two who loves to be crafty! I love anything crocheted, vintage, with owls or shrooms. I am inspired by the outdoors and enjoy long walks or long cups of tea after the long walks!! I hope that you enjoy my Toadstool Tales!

2 responses to “Busy, busy, busy!

  1. Looks like you had a good Easter x

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