From crochet to crocus

Back in December I read a post by Vix (here) The book she shared, Exotic styling, had some wonderful crochet that got me thinking. I’ve done lots of crochet but never clothes (unless you include scarves). Vix went on to make a lovely crocheted jacket from a blanket her mum had made. I had already…

Red and Olive; a complementary collaboration

I’ve mentioned before how I find some blogs and bloggers inspirational. Reading these blogs is uplifting and brightens the day. One such is Meadowtree style; a blog by Terri, who is an artist, teacher, and fashion blogger with an emphasis on slow, ethical fashion and individual style. She supports local designers and buys from charity…

Cupid and Psyche, the heart and soul of February

It’s hard to ignore the fact that the middle day of this month is marked by the madness of pink hearts and cards with, often, nauseous messages in them, that is Valentine’s Day. You may love this day, or like many you may have had a sine wave relationship with it, i.e. very up and…