"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way-things I had no words for." ~ Georgia O'Keeffe

Saturday, March 17, 2018

My RR doll and weather

Recently I took part in a Round Robin with a UK group. My doll came back to me yesterday and I am so thrilled with it. All the ladies did a wonderful job with her. What a talented group they are. 

Today the weather went a bit backwards after having such a beautiful spring week. The temperatures dropped from 13 degrees to -1 degrees and we have had snow flakes drifting all through the day. Luckily it has not been heavy so it has not settled too much.

Yesterday walking in the warm sunshine in my garden i spotted these frog eggs in the pond. I wonder if they survivrd the cold. I can’t imagine that only yesterday it was so warm and today it is sub zero temperatures. I saw some of last years baby fish. They have grown but they have not changed colour yet. I expect they will do so in the summer.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Slowly getting there

I have been away again from my blog this was due to being away visiting mum. After I got back things have been hectic. Finally I have started arranging my craft room. Sorting things out is a nightmare. I am down sizing and getting rid of a lot of things. There are things I did not know I had and some things that I don’t know why I bought.πŸ˜€ I am getting there slowly. I hope to get back to blogging soon “My Famous Last Words”πŸ˜€! 

Saturday, February 03, 2018


Chrissy is now availble from Dollmakers Journey and Dollstreetdreamers  hope you all will like her

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Pattern ready

I have been absent for several reasons and one of them is because I cannot find a proper blogger uploader for ipad or the i phone for pictures. The one i have keeps playing up and if i try it from the website it becomes a pain to up load as i have to do it via google drive. I just don’t want to upload through other apps. I rather do it straight from my phone or ipad photos through the main site itself. Anyway what i have at present is the only one that is available that seems to work a bit sigh. I just don’t know why google decided to remove its own platform that was working so well on the PC as well as the ipads and phones.

After a long time I managed to write up the pattern for this doll and she is now available  at present from Dollmakers journey.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Happy New Year

May you all have a wonderful peaceful year ahead

Monday, December 25, 2017


Wishing each and everyone a very Merry Christmas and a peaceful and blessed New Year.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017


This is Pickles. He is Santa’s absent minded helper. He has lost the all important list that Santa gave him, so he has got himself in a bit of a twist. Unlike his twin who is very meticulous and goes over lists with a fine tooth combe, Pickles is always losing things .

He has searched for it high and low

And in his favourite storing place behind his ears but he cannot find THE LIST.
I suspect he has it tucked behind in his PJs and forgotten about that storing placeπŸ˜„

I took part in a fabric swap where we swap fabrics and make a doll out of the fabrics that your partner sent. This is what I came up with.πŸ˜„

Monday, November 20, 2017


I am trying to destress. Started several of these dolls just to keep my ming occupied. Mum fell last week. Luckily I had just come out of the shower so heard her call out. She hurt her head but thank goodness nothing serious. Have to get some eye procedure done hope she will be ok. 
Too scared to let her alone at home now. But sometimes it is not possible to be there all the time. So I just started these to keep myself occupied πŸ˜„.
I hope I will be able to finish them and they won’t hang around too long.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Revamping craft room

My craft room is going to be revamped when I am away visiting mum. This is how it looks at the moment. Everything is in boxes in cupboards and I am finding it difficult to find things. Also a lot of space is being taken up by the cupboards so I am going to get just shelves put in to keep the boxes.

These are the boxes I am going to use.  I hope to get a work space on top and the boxes will go below. Also going to put some insulation in the gap between the space of the wall and the room. This room is under a slanting roof and doesn’t have an inner wall instead it is boarded up and in the winter it is freezing even though there is heating in the room. so basically I cannot use it in the winter.  I think it was used as a storage area before.  Anyway I am hoping that  the insulation will make it more habitable.  Unfortunately I  cannot do much about the ceiling because of the way it is built.

I hope all this will help me organise things a bit better.πŸ˜€

Today I came across a new craft shop in our town. Went in to browse and came out with stuff πŸ˜‚. Well they had many things very cheaply priced as they said it was not officially open. It was a soft opening (whatever that means) so they had all the items marked at way low prices. I could not resist a good bargain πŸ˜€

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Back to my doll

I have been beading and it seems never ending.  I think I have used up most of my crystal beads. This lady does seem to want moreπŸ™„


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