The planner

  Planning......... It has not been something I really thought about until the last year or so. I had no idea It was a tool, but my hectic life has been reminding me otherwise. I rarely used to do lists as I always thought I would remember, but my brain loved playing...

The Website

I was crafting for a really long time as a hobby. When the unexpected became a shocking reality and my lovely mum was taken from us, I was thrown off my perch, and completely lost myself in my grief, crafting. It has eventually pushed me into some kind of different...

Topsy Toadstool 2

I featured In the January edition of ‘Making cards’ magazine, and did a  tutorial on a card made from my whimsical stamps. I then decorated a  whimsical house to match​. Step 1    I have painted the house in white gesso to prime the mdf. Then I have  brayered the...

Topsy Toadstool

In September I had the opportunity to be a guest on Hochanda with my  whimsical houses. This was the house I decorated on the show. Step 1  A few days before I started decorating the house I gave the front a coat  of white gesso and painted the roof with Pebeo fantasy...

Mini Topsy Toadstool

There are so many ways to decorate the quirky whimsical houses.  Here I have decorated the small box which can be used for paint brushes, pens , make-up  brushes,and knitting kneedles. Step 1  I have painted the box, and the front of the house with a coat of white...

The Learner

So here I was at the age of 53 attempting to get to grips learning social media ‘The Facebook’, they laugh away, those girls of mine, ‘It’s not ‘The Facebook’, It’s just ‘Facebook’. ‘Twitter’, Oh my, I’v barely started that one, not even one tweet. With the help of my...

A Pin Prick Light at the End of my Tunnel

Although October Is a lovely month full of autumnal colour, It Is not such a lovely month on a personal level. On the 18th October my family and myself have to go through the motions of the day that we lost a beautiful wife, mummy, grandma and great grandma. The last...

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