DIY with Tatties!

Been doing some redecorating, my conservatory was looking a little bland so I decided to paint the main wall and stamp leaves on it using a potato as a stamp. I also tried my hand at carpentry, the piece of wood fixed to wall says Welcome Home and I did this with a hammer and chisel. I hope my dearly departed grandfather would be impressed although his craftsmanship would have been far superior if he was still around. I screwed some picture hooks underneath the plank so that it would be a useful key hook. Now all I need is a rag rug which I will show you in my next post but I am not too sure about it.

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A wee stripey doggie!

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I got the inspiration for the colourful stripes from the blog I love buttons by emma. She has shared her pattern for a really cute giraffe but my niece Alix wanted a dog. Take a look, her blog is awesome. Just busy making a tiger for my other niece Emily.