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Crafts, House to Home

Arm Knitting a Throw with I Make Knots at Workshop & Play

I like nothing more than a workshop, where I can make something beautiful to enjoy in my home. From making an origami lampshade or fairy lights with Origami-Est, to learning how to arrange flowers with an online class, and crafting gorgeous Christmas makes with Zeena Shah, I can’t get enough! These are all fairly small scale, and I’m keen to try some larger makes. I’m interested in learning how to upholster, but first, my latest challenge is arm knitting a throw with I  ...

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Ava, Crafts, Make & Do, My Favourite Family, Thea

My six week summer holiday survival kit, for kids and me

I’m really excited about having over six weeks of Ava, full time, over the summer holidays, but I am also slightly worried about how I’ll keep her occupied! I took this picture of our family calendar for August last week. Very empty!  In lots of ways it’s quite liberating, as it’s full of possibilities. And I know it will soon fill up as my other mummy friends and I get lots of play dates and park visits in. I recently got in contact with a friend to arrange a meet  ...

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