Happy Holidays!

Wishing you all a happy and peaceful holiday season!  Thank you so much for your support over the last year! I’m so grateful to have you all in my life. and can’t wait to share a new year with you. I have some exciting things planned and hope you come along for the ride. Lots […]

Happy holidays!

Hope you have a lovely holiday season! I’ll be back soon!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Hope you all have a wonderful Christmas! I’m taking a few days off to enjoy this time with my family. See you on the other side. Carin, xx

Scandinavian Christmas

I’m really happy to let you know I’m guest posting two of my favourite Swedish Christmas sweet treat recipes over at the Pickled Herring today, ischoklad and knäck. Kathryn is on day 5 of a fabulous series called Scandinavian Christmas, with bloggers guest posting traditional Scandinavian Christmas crafts and recipes. Come check it out!

Santa’s list cross-stitch card

Shown a little later than planned, but Aoife is quite poorly, so our lives are all about kisses and cuddles, comfort and power naps at the moment. Crafting can wait. Anyway, this is the last freebie card set design I’ll show you from Enjoy cross stitch at Christmas 2009 for a while. Now let’s see what next week brings. Have […]

Christmas penguin cross-stitch card

Or the wing wing as my daughter calls it. She’s also turning into quite the photography assistant (start them young I say!) as you can see! Great close up there, hon!   The design is once again from Enjoy cross stitch at Christmas 2009. I think I only have one design left to show you […]

Little Miss Santa cross-stitch card

Yes, the mad stitching of Christmas cards from Enjoy cross stitch at Christmas 2009 continued over the weekend. I had hoped for some craft-room time so I could work on a larger project I have in mind, but it didn’t happen. Oh well. There’s always next weekend. Have a great week!

Christmas Reindeer

The next one in the series of freebie cards from Enjoy cross stitch at Christmas 2009. They are quick and easy to make so are a great to do with a toddler around. Have a lovely weekend!

Embellished cross stitch cards: igloo and fire place

These sweet little embellished cross stitch cards are part of a 6-piece freebie kit (with 9 designs to choose from) from the UK magazine Enjoy cross stitch at Christmas 2009, which I couldn’t help but pick up when I saw it in the news stands (so much for me stitching from stash only for a […]