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Bedroom Do-over

Bedroom Do-over

I've been doing a bit of work on Rosie's bedroom. I realised the other day I had created a monster. I had this vision, you see. This vision of vintage, thrown together with a bit of modern, a splash of colour here and there, nothing too 'planned', but rather a...

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More Tendre Crochet / And life.

More Tendre Crochet / And life.

Meet Gudule. She's a sweet wee thing, a bit shy and reserved, but ever so willing to snuggle up to you on a cold Winter's night. See, I told you, I am head over heels in love with Sandrine's Tendre Crochet patterns!  They come together so beautifully - you can't help...

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My current addiction

My current addiction

Just in case you don't know, a Punny is a cross between a Pear and a Bunny. Have you seen the Pears around Instagram lately?  They're all inspired by this amazing book, Tendre Crochet by Sandrine of the blog Tournicote. Sandrine makes the loveliest crochet items, and...

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Off to the library

Off to the library

One of my favourite things to do on a Monday is go to our local library.  The kids love it, particularly Rosie.  We sit together at a tiny little table - kids' size of course, so my knees are up around my ears...  And we read books. It's fun.  It's very relaxing....

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Paint!

Paint!

I think this Summer is going to be a stinker.  It's already warm here, which doesn't bode well for this little cool weather loving, hot blooded gal! *sigh* But what it does mean is outdoor fun and activities that don't get much of a look-in in cooler weather.  Things...

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Playdough

Playdough

Mondays aren't manic in our household.  They're a day for rest and recuperation after what is often a busy weekend.  We don't usually go out on a Monday.  I prefer to stay at home, do a few odd jobs here and there, and just ease into the coming week.  And I love it...

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A sweet little itch to scratch

A sweet little itch to scratch

I've been seeing some sweet little baby bonnets popping up in my Instagram and Facebook feed of late.  And, needless to say, it created an itch that I just needed to scratch. Pattern Cred: Apricot Baby Bonnet by crochetlatte

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My darling bud of May

My darling bud of May

Today is the Rosebud's second birthday. Hard to believe it's been two years since this little one came into our lives.  She's so precious.  But of course, I am very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very biased. She's definitely hit the 'twos' (terrible isn't so...

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The List

Yikes!  It's been a little while since I've blogged.  Such a little while, in fact, that I've decided to make a list.  Yep, it has come to that for me.  I have finally arrived at Destination Desperation.  You may know it.  It's that place you get to when you have a...

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