Small journal-type notebook

I have made a little handbag notebook using an 8 inch square piece of card to make a little notebook completely inspired by one I saw on YouTube using a 6×6 inch piece. Using the theme of sewing (mainly because I had the bits and pieces to use) I have created this little notebook and … [Read more…]

Lack of Retail Therapy – the complaint of the privileged

They say that online sales have increased dramatically during the pandemic. I am probably personally responsible for at least half of those. But seriously, I have historically found “retail therapy” (and even window shopping) hugely soothing, and have missed it a lot since we have been isolating for the past year. No visits with friends, … [Read more…]

Splitting my blog in two

Dear friends. Colin has created a new blog specifically dedicated to spinal cord injury, disability topics, and related things; and has therefore moved all my posts about him, the accident, and his continued recovery on the new blog. His new endeavor includes online computer coding training (specifically including JAVA) for anyone, but specifically other disabled … [Read more…]

Homemade recipe book mini-album

I attended another course with the talented Denise Van Deventer (who is on many design teams and whose blog is here) to show us how to make a mini-album. The album itself is fairly easy to make, but as always, the trick is in the detail. I always struggle to finish my projects like this … [Read more…]