Playing with Paper

Handmade Cards

Cards for Dad I’ve been enjoying making cards. Playing with scissors and glue. I thought it would be easy, but I’m learning that making cards is like any creative pursuit. It takes time, skill and knowledge. A simple card can say so much, with very little words. Card making does require a sound understanding of… Continue reading Handmade Cards

Adventures Of Betsy, knitting, Patterns

She sells seashells by the sea shore.

I choose happy. It’s not easy to do at times. Life can throw challenges, that can test the best of us. Eyre peninsula Perlubie Beach The choice of happiness takes self discipline and practice. Learning to make better choices in how I react to events isn’t easy. It requires breaking a lifetime of ingrained patterns… Continue reading She sells seashells by the sea shore.

knitting

‘Making’ magic.

I make magic Transforming fibre into yarn and then with two sticks; a hook or a loom into wearable items, toys, cloth, hats and countless other items, is an amazing thing to do. In days gone by makers were thought to have special gifts that turned fibre into cloth. They were seen to have special knowledge.… Continue reading ‘Making’ magic.