This cushion is named after the lady that gave me the wool I used. It was many, many years ago and vintage at the time, so super vintage now! I’d almost forgotten about it so it was a nice surprise when it was unearthed.
Hygge is a way of life in harmony with nature. We should rejoice in the beauty of nature. Look up from the ground to the sky. Be closer to nature. Slow life’s pace and admire what’s around; the clouds, a sunrise, a sunset, a rainbow.
When I was thinking about all things Winter I looked at my Cicely Mary Barker Flower Fairy book and I came across the The Horse Chestnut Fairy…
We’re going back to play with the fairies today to look for fairy toadstool rings. Where to look:on light soils in mixed woodland and heaths among birch, pine and spruce. They’ve been there since late summer and will be until the first frosts of winter.
Time to clean the greenhouse or cold frame and get seeds planted. Aubergines, chillies and tomatoes. Beetroot, courgettes, cucumber, squash,lettuce to name but a few.
The Auricula Theatre became the in thing in the Victorian era. A good friend of mine made me one. Not quite as elaborate as this one but I love it all the same.