I blame it on the nuns actually, for hitting me across the knuckles with a ruler during writing lessons. They were determined to force me to write with my right hand instead of my left. But all the determination (and Rosaries!) in the world couldn't get me to change...I'm still a lefty.
I saw today's dec on Douglas and Hope*
(home of the (in)famous Lucas Grogan F*** yeah plate)
last year. It was described as quirky (yes!), super-easy (yes!) suitable for a pre-schooler (YES!). Three ticks. I had to give it a try and here it is
I made this in front of the telly while watching "A Boyfriend for Christmas" (yep, they've started trotting out the Chrissy flicks already!)
What do you think? I won't insult your intelligence by giving you (or your toddler) a how-to, but I think it's quite sweet. And it turns out there's something addictive about making paper chains...so much so, I made another
I like the chunky little one best
'grown-up' version made with a vintage Sanderson wallpaper scraps.
pssst...what to do with a horrible net curtain until you can replace it? Stick it in a bucket of charcoal dye, that's what!
Okey-doke, that's it. One Christmassy post down, heaps more to come. Including at the very least, a vintage Christmas card a day, painted by Mouth and Foot artists in the 70's. I'm sending these amazing and beautiful cards out this year and I thought popping them on my blog would be another way of sharing their loveliness (with you) and remembering them (for me).
Tis the season to be jolly at all that, after all x
* Cath's gorgeous tapestry plates are currently on sale. I reckon they'd make a lovely Christmas present. Check them here
My f yeah plate in situ
Oh gosh! And on paper chains, I had to add this