On My Worktable - Toadstool Houses

February 19, 2014

Sometimes I need to be working with my hands but I'm not really in a place for something complicated - just a simple mind-relaxing project I can pick up and put down with ease. I had a hankering for playing with some botanical embroidery today.  Little toadstool houses seemed a fun idea and choosing some happy colours from my newly organised embroidery yarn basket made me feel good too.  (Got to love a freshly organised space :)

I'm not sure where I am going with these, just making them up as I go along.  They don't look much like toadstool houses right now, but I am hoping they will when finished!

What crafting do you turn to to switch off and relax?  Do you like working on a slow burn project over a period of time, or something that comes together quickly?

xx





6 comments:

  1. I just love your toadstool houses!
    I have several projects on the go at the moment *whoops*

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  2. Such adorable cuteness! A project for every mood is more or less my motto x

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  3. The houses are looking very nice.
    I just love to sew - except for repairs and alterations. I have been know to take brand new clothes to the opshop just because I never got round to doing alterations.
    True confession!
    Linda

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  4. They look like little fairy houses. Just lovely. Love your embroidery skills.

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  5. They're coming to life for me already! They remind me of a lovely book my mum owns, the gnome book....although they lived in tree trunks, it reminds me of the whimsical illustrations :))
    As for me its something with my hands, whether it's a knitting or crochet project or occasionally some embroidery.....and when I get my new drive belt next week it will be spinning too! :))

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  6. You are so clever x

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