For this month's Monthly Make 2011 with The Felt Fairy, I have stitched these Cath Kidston sew-on badges. This pattern was free in a CK magazine last year. I have changed the colours slightly and plan to make a shoulder bag to stitch these badges onto. Another project to add to my "To Do List"! :)
Monday, 23 May 2011
Thursday, 12 May 2011
... to compliment the purple.
Saxifraga "London Pride"
Hardy Geranium "Kashmir Pink"
Not pink, but F&B String - At the weekend I painted and distressed these two tables, that a friend was throwing out. I plan to use them as occasional tables in the garden. They are just right for sitting a cup of tea on. :)
Tuesday, 10 May 2011
After the blue of the Forget-me-nots has faded, The Snail Garden looks decidedly purple and it is full of bees enjoying the
Monday, 9 May 2011
Here at The Snail Garden we have entered the birthday season again, starting with Fay's 19th birthday. As Fay isn't too keen on fruitcake I decided to bake a carrot cake for her birthday and I turned to this cookery book which I love - the recipes always work perfectly.
It was the first time that I had tried this recipe
and it didn't let me down.
Monday, 2 May 2011
April has been a month of being at home and away. We spent a week in Norfolk enjoying the countryside with my parents and returned home to a garden in full bloom at Easter time.