Well, I'm home alone for the first day with our new little addition - Arthur the miniature schnauzer puppy! Otherwise known as Arthur Daley, King Arthur, Arf a cucumber!!! He came home with us on Saturday and had the best bank holiday weekend ever. Such an intelligent cheeky little chap, we love him to bits… Continue reading Arthur Titch Gardner!
Very quick blog post today I'm afraid. I'm not sure where the week has gone, feel like I'm on a bit of a roller-coaster really. But I didn't want to miss writing on here. It's so easy to get out of the habit so I must make sure I find time.
It's true to say that, until last weekend, I had never taught anyone anything, unless you count teaching my children how to use a knife and fork (still trying with that one!), how to fasten buttons, to have good manners etc etc. So, naturally, the thought of teaching a class how to make a lampshade… Continue reading My first experience as a teacher…
Just to let you know I will be running lampshade workshops in the New Year for Sophie from Arts and Laughs. You'll be able to make your very own 20cm diameter drum lampshade to take home with you. Oh yes, as well as chat, drink tea and eat cake, all in Maidenhead. All you have… Continue reading Make a lampshade, drink tea and eat cake!
I don't know how organised you are but I can't start thinking about Christmas until around now so I thought I'd let you know about some forthcoming events where you can find me. I will be at the Alwyn and Courthouse PTA Christmas Fair this Saturday, 26th November, from midday until 3pm and then at… Continue reading Have you done your Christmas shopping yet?…
Just a quick post to let you know I have joined the Craft Coop. Their website describes the Craft Coop as: "A virtual home for crafters; an informal co-operative of like minded local craftspeople; a great way to buy and sell locally produced, hand-made items." I'm hoping it will be a good way of finding… Continue reading gilhoolie has joined the Craft Coop!
This week I'm putting the finishing touches to things and I thought I'd practice arranging all my creations ready for Thursday evening. I put this display together in half an hour before I rushed off on the school run, but you get the idea! As you can see, I got the bunting bug last week… Continue reading Models required!