My Valentine’s Treats

This year I was thoroughly spoilt by James (as always!) and I wanted to share my lovely presents with you. I’ve had to wait until today to show you because my main present only arrived in the post yesterday.

One Valtentine’s morning James turned up with these two presents:

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A Week of Non-Stitching

I was hoping to make some significant progress on my stitching projects this last week but for various reasons that didn’t come off. However, I will share with you the little bit that I have managed to get done. I have managed to finish the outline on the lettering in my ‘Vintage’ kit from Bothy Threads and I have cross-stitched the first two object, in this case, a shoe and an umbrella.


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A Couple of Impulse Buys…

So last week saw pay day come, and so far I have been pretty strict and stuck to buying Christmas presents with it, but yesterday I couldn’t resist these couple of buys!

Buy No. 1.


After I both me and my boyfriend enjoyed the Disney jigsaw I bought last month, I couldn’t resist this limited edition Ravensburger Christmas jigsaw from work! Although we have made a start on the design, we have barely made a dent on it! This one is definitely going to tell us a bit longer than the Disney one did…

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