Monthly Archives: May 2013

PTS 10 – complete!

I finally finished my Pillow Talk Swap 10 cushion this week, but have spent a few days waiting for the right size form to arrive ito photograph it. My partner on this swap has been VERY quiet, I haven’t even seen what she’s working on for her partner, so I have struggled a bit making…

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Joules goodies…

The kind PR folks at Joules sent me a goodie bag of their products last week. I knew of Joules through their clothing line (Jim bought me a fab hoodie last summer) but was quite surprised to discover their range includes homeware by Joules too. This natty floral mug (pictured enjoy the weekend sunshine) is…

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Photoworld winners…

Congratulations to Di Coke, Lynsey Buchanan, Jan, Dandelion Liz and Archie The Wonder Dog who are all winners in my Photoworld Giveaway. I have emailed you all to give you details of how to claim your £25 voucher. Congratulations and I hope you enjoy your prizes… Clare Mansell I’ve been blogging for 11 years and…

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The first look at our new house

We sent off our application for planning permission for the remodel of our house last week and our fantastic architect (who’s actually a structural engineer) sent us some 3D projections of the house yesterday. It’s our first opportunity to see what it will look like when it’s complete and the appearance is a long way…

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Peek-A-Boo Pin Cushion Tutorial

My partner on the PillowTalk swap on Flickr asked for circles to be included in her cushion design and so I have spent a bit of time over the last couple of weeks experimenting with circles. Last night I also made her a pin cushion to match in the same style and decided to turn…

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