So pleased with the realisation of this idea.
Bringing the outside in.
thanks to http://www.my-picture.co.uk it took less than a week!
I love to learn a new thing. I had some money from a birthday present and searched for a creative course to do…… Gum Arabic Transfer was the only one not fully booked so I decided to find out what it’s all about.
A complicated and very messy three hours later I made some lovely prints of my grandparents from these 1930s postcards.
I loved the process and wished I had more time to explore the medium. Ink, water, printing press and cutting up – what a great day!
I have the privilege of contributing to a hamper of goodies for a friend who is having major surgery. I spent ages thinking about toiletries, food treats etc. but it was all a bit same old same old.
Of course she is a fantastic crafter so I have put together a bag of fabric, hessian and other lovely bits so that she can make her own little clippy heart while she recuperates.
First I need a nice bag to present it all in and for a bit of inspiration – loved making this and definitely better than my first attempt. Loved the trimming down at the end it looks like petal confetti.
Saturday morning cooking session. I made some chicken stock a couple of days ago so time for a quick pan of soup, with what’s in the fridge, while I am doing the Saturday morning tidying up and getting organised thing.
Melt some coconut oil in a heavy bottom pan on a low heat.
finely chop some celery and add to the pan
a large carrot, two leeks, trimmed and sliced and two medium potatoes peeled and chopped.
stir them round gently in the oil until they start to soften then add a tablespoon of onion seeds (nigella) some white pepper and some pink salt.
top off with the chicken stock (of course use whatever you have ) and cook until the veg are soft. It will be tasty today, but if you can wait it’s even better tomorrow somehow!
I like to take a few cupfuls of the soup out and blend it smooth once it’s cooked.
I wanted to try something new and found this nice easy to follow video on our favourite online Tube.
It’s looking good