New Etsy Shop Listings.

New Etsy Shop listings. This morning I finally got around to updating¬†my Etsy shop. All of the Polly Dolly prints are re-listed and the wooden houses are there too. So, just in case you need a gift for a new home, Christmas (sorry to use the ‘C’ word in October) or just something to make […]

Summer Holidays.

Summer Holidays Last week Tim & I took off on our summer holiday to France. We flew from Cork to Carcassone with Ryanair, the flight is only an hour and forty five minutes. Pre- booking your seats costs a few extra euro, but to me, not doing it would ruin my holiday. That may sound […]

Ten Things you don’t know about Me.

Ten things you don’t know about me.. Maybe you don’t want to know them, but I’m gonna tell you anyway!! Since this is a fairly new WordPress blog, and since I’m actually Tweeting a bit these days I have a few new ‘Followers’. How pretentious does that sound? You have to understand, I like meeting […]

Happy New Year!!

Well, its 2016 already, Christmas this year seemed to fly by which was odd when you consider that the build up seemed to start forever ago. We had a lovely time at home, we ate lots and often with family and friends, wine was poured, fun was had and many photos were taken. I usually […]

Polly Dolly kits:

Each kit contains: A printed image from one of my hand painted original designs A long piece of fabric to make a flower Two leaves, a button, ribbon and a small piece of embroidery thread to attach the button. To make the flower:   Fold the fabric length ways, right sides out.  Sew along the […]

Trick or Treat Bag Swap.

Even though she has just had a baby girl, Aideen from Aideens Swaps organised a Halloween swap. You had to make some sort of trick or treat bag (s) fill them with treats and send them off to your swap partner. So lets see – you get to craft Halloween stuff and you get chocolate? of […]

The Best Season of All.

Well, its here again, the season of new boots, the season of cosy, my favourite season of all – Autumn! On the first of the month I started with subtle decorations, even I thought it was a little early for pumpkin carving, so thanks to a little Pinterest inspiration (who am i kidding, it was […]

Making Polly Dollies.

 Last Sunday I had some friends over to play – they came over with paints and glue and paper and all manner of things so that we could make Polly Dollies. Drawing Shading Adding blusher and lipstick! Painting on eyes A little hairdressing Adding to backgrounds The finished products- They are so pretty!     […]