Our pet snail

Kate / August 18, 2010

I can highly recommend adopting a pet snail for a day. They make brilliant temporary pets! My boys were chuffed to bits and the snail seemed pretty happy too…smiles all round! view full post »

Knitted ankle bells

Kate / August 14, 2010

I have been wanting to make some ankle bells for my sons for ages. So, armed with a groovy ball of wool and some bells I set to work. At the end of it I was pretty chuffed; My first…

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Quilt inspiration

Kate / August 10, 2010

One day (more than likely after my children have left home), I will sit down and make a quilt as adorable as this! view full post »

Globiton botanical paint winner!

Kate / August 5, 2010

A big thanks to all the lovely people who entered my natural paint giveaway. Well done Emily Ivey – you’re the lucky winner. Can’t wait to hear about what you think of them. If you didn’t win and still fancy…

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Homemade pavement chalk

Kate / August 2, 2010

Making pavement chalk is really easy, lots of fun and the end result provides you with a brilliant excuse to get outside. view full post »

Folded paper garland

Kate / July 27, 2010

I‘ve been making these colourful paper garlands to brighten up our new home. They are really easy and very inexpensive. All you need are some long strips of paper and a few dabs of glue. view full post »

The Big Butterfly Count

Kate / July 24, 2010

If you are living in Britain or Northern Island what better excuse to get outdoors than to take part in the Big Butterfly Count – a nationwide survey run by the ‘Butterfly Conservation’ charity. view full post »