Super Colourful Crochet Coasters

What on earth has happened to the summer weather?  Blankets, hot chocolate and a feel-good movie has been necessary after every dog walk - as we have returned home, on most days, pretty soaked. With Brinks snuggled up next to me, I've been whiling away the late afternoons with some crochet cosiness. I seem to have... Continue Reading →

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DIY 'SMILE' Doormat

On Sunday, I was perusing Pinterest over a cup of tea and some marmite on toast when I saw a beautiful picture of the word 'smile' that had been painted onto a concrete pavement. Yes it was probably graffiti... but what a way to lift someone's day?! If I had stumbled upon this little message... Continue Reading →

Fabric Dog Crate Cover DIY

The final countdown has begun. The Hound of the Finca will soon be upon us and it's time to make things cosy.  We've decided to go with a crate option for his initial bed, mainly as a retreat away from the cat if he decides to get a little too friendly. Hmm. We've put in some... Continue Reading →

Easy Easter DIY | Pom Pom Willow

I'll tell you how this post came about, as it wasn't planned at all... but I'm so pleased that it materialised in my head because it has really given the Finca a much-needed Eastery lift! I had planned to take photos of the beautiful willow with its fluffy catkins and talk about how incredible that a... Continue Reading →

FRUIT SLICE CROCHET KEYRING

This little piece of crochet loveliness solved a bit of a conundrum for me this week... which all started with lunch boxes.  For about a month now, I have been desperately searching for a trendy-looking lunch box to take with me on my Finca travels around the county. I would have never thought to indulge... Continue Reading →

Make Your Own Pompom Garland

Welcome to my newest craze! These gorgeous bundles of woolly joy are sure to cheer up even the darkest of wintry days... and I currently have them almost everywhere! My newest obsession began as I wanted to have a colourful pompom garland strung up in our window, where our alternative Christmas tree is planned to go (more on that... Continue Reading →

Cosy Afternoons | Stamping Christmas Cards

Some years, I hanker after the glossy, luxury Christmas cards on offer in the shops.  However, every other year or so, I want nothing more than to sit cosily by the fire in the late afternoons and make cards that are much more personal.  Obviously this notion appeals hugely to my craft-loving, stationary-obsessed self! Usually,... Continue Reading →

Cosy Afternoons | Stamping Christmas Cards

Some years, I hanker after the glossy, luxury Christmas cards on offer in the shops.  However, every other year or so, I want nothing more than to sit cosily by the fire in the late afternoons and make cards that are much more personal.  Obviously this notion appeals hugely to my craft-loving, stationary-obsessed self! Usually,... Continue Reading →

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