Tuesday, 29 December 2009

Christmas is Over, the Turkey has Gone and I am Truly Stuffed







I hope you all had a peaceful and joyous Christmas or holiday. I am sitting here at my computer, at least one dress size bigger, contemplating how I am going to lose my extra cushioning. The weather is dull and wet so I tried to watch one of my Christmas DVDs but it wouldn't work as I don't know what I have done to the DVD player, I must have pressed every button on the remote control, I thought it best to turn the player off and pretend I have not touched it.LOL

I am feeling a triffle odd after the last of the Christmas ham today for breakfast. I should have done the cat test. I offer the ham to the cat and if she turns her nose up I know its off and if she eats it I know the rest is fine.


Well back to something I know a little about, this is what I have been up to after the excesses of Christmas

Monday, 21 December 2009

Mini Christmas Present


As a mini Christmas gift I am including a free miniature gift with all purchases from now until 25th December.
Even though I am trying to have a break from minis I just cannot stop myself. So heres my latest creation a Strawberry and Kiwi Charlotte Cake.

Merry Christmas and a Happy Joyous New Year.

Thursday, 17 December 2009

Mini Holiday







My Etsy shop will be shut from Saturday 19th December until 23rd December, opening again on Christmas Eve. So if you want to get that last minute item before Christmas be sure to visit before Saturday. I am accompanying my partner on a business trip to Dubai. We are leaving our 18 year old son at home alone........ Please let us a home to come home to.



Here are a few extra bits I have made. I know I said the Christmas feast was the last Christmas thing I was making. I just got a little carried away.

Thursday, 10 December 2009

Feastive Feast




This is the last Christmas thing I will make for Christmas 2009 now I have to concentrate on buying presents, eating mince pies and having the odd Baileys.
Oh yes and resting.
Merry Christmas one and all

Wednesday, 9 December 2009

Santa's Little Helper




I just couldn't resist this photo its my beautiful -well beauty is in the eye of the beholder- cat tired after a hard day making minis. Some would say she is sleeping on the job and possibly that I work her too hard.

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

Christmas Party


I am so excited I am going to a Christmas party 12th December I have bought a strapless little red number that means I am unable to eat anything - real or mini- until the 13th. I have not been to a Christmas party for years so I have alot of catching up to do.

In between dreaming and shopping here are my new items, not many as I am slowing down for Christmas. These little jars are the last for this year - Christmas sauces with festive labels.

Sunday, 6 December 2009

Christmas in Real Size







Today I decided to put my tree up. First we had to go and buy it which is always the hardest part, trying to find a tree that is not too big. For many years we have had to cut bits of the trees off as they have been so bushy we couldn't see the tv properly. In the shop the trees look perfect its only when you get them home and remove the netting you realize you have a monster. This year we have the perfect tree its only taken us twenty odd years.
The cat was very interested in the tree she came into the lounge, sniffed it, played with a few baubles and watched me decorate it as though at any minute she was expecting something unusual to happen. Well I managed to break the customary one bauble while decoratoring it however, this year I surpassed myself I managed to knock the fairy off the top as well. She crashed to the floor and broke her head - not to worry all mended with superglue.



Afterwards I worked on the above

Wednesday, 2 December 2009

New "Artisan in Miniature" Magazine




Just to let you know the Artisan in Miniature December issue magazine is now ready to download. This month there is an added bonus, an Advent Calender revealing a project behind each door. So come on in and enjoy http://www.artisansinminiature.com/issue10.html




See if you can spot my work, I'll give you a clue its in the article about Turkeys, ducks and geese.


Apart from reading the mag I have been really busy with the above.