Scented Sachets

Cute fabric squares & dried lavender flowers make just gorgeous scented sachets to fragrance your clothing drawers and keep away nasty bugs.

Martha Stewart has again inspired another addition to my round tuit – her email arriving in my inbox not long after I had attended a significant family birthday, where one of the gifts was a scented sachet that was so strong and artificial smelling that I had to hide it from my nose to avoid the headache that it was bringing on! Read More

Bubble Quilt – Puff Blanket – Biscuit Quilt

I have my cousin and her beautiful 6 month old wee boy staying with me at the moment, and one of his recent achievements is sitting up all by himself. Inevitably, with our polished ceramic tiles, that does tend to end in the occasional face-plant into the cushions that are strategically placed around him. Then I saw this fantastic bubble quilt over at Awaiting Ada and immediately sent it to my  cousin to check out. This looks like a fabulous solution to the face-plant problem, and with the addition of a bit of non-slip material on the bottom, would be a great item in the “take baby anywhere & he’ll be comfortable” arsenal!

We were planning a bit of a craft day which we have, of course, run out of time for. But maybe next time she comes to stay . . .