5 things I liked this week – 16.3.18

1. Being able to get some washing on the line, at least briefly. 2. Learning some new stitches with the Creativebug embroidery stitch-a-long (I’ve been embroidering for years and so it’s cool that there’s still some new stitches out there for me to learn). 3. A lovely Mother’s Day with my kids. 4. Finishing an…

Sneak peek – Four Seasons

No more painting again this week, the being busy/horrible gum infection-TMJ combo, meant I wasn’t really in the right head space for pushing outside my comfort boundaries. Instead I worked on some cross stitch, now this particular project has also been pushing at my comfort zone too, it’s the Four Seasons sampler from Modern Folk…

Sneak peek – back to Mario

Back to Mario this week, I’d thought that I’d finally finished stitching with that horrible orange for a while but I discovered, when stitching the path away from the cave entrance that the sign and some rocks that I’d stitched weeks ago, were half a cross stitch out, argh! So I’m now having to unpick…

Christmas Pattern Back In Store

So my grand plans for my Etsy store this year didn’t exactly go to plan, life got in the way. I still have hopes for it, so maybe next year. Anyway, the Christmas pattern that I released way too late last Christmas, is back up on my store and to show you how not particularly…

Sneak Peek – *Yawn* more Mario Map

I haven’t done that much (or so it seems) on the Mario map this week. I’ve had quite a busy week and have been out a lot and the map hasn’t exactly been calling me when I’ve been in. That orange of the cliffs really is the most tedious colour to cross stitch in and…

Sneak peek – still going with the Mario map

Now that the kids are back in school, I had sworn to myself that I was going to pick up some crafts that weren’t the Mario map this week, huh, nope. I have made good progress on it though. I’m the sort of person who, if she’s going to make a resolution to do anything,…