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Our Rainy Week and Cross Stitching (Part 3)

SO still in lockdown, and still working on Love Tree, so I thought I’d share a bit about our rainy week, and of course a cross-stitch update too!

This Week

What does a rainy week mean for us? Well, lots of movie watching, a bit of reading, finally actually finishing tidying the craft room, and of course cross-stitching!!

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Very Berry Knitting Complete (Part 2)

Yes, you read it here first, very berry knitting complete! I’ve actually managed to finish something I started! I know, I’m impressed too!

On the desk...

Though I will say; I have since made something else; which I’ll be sharing next week; to use up the remaining yarn (It STILL didn’t!) but I’m at least quite proud that I’ve used a fair bit of it!

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Cross Stitch Update (Part 2) and a Wintery Walk

We’re now a week into lockdown; with lots of fun to be had, movie watching, cleaning the craft room, and getting out when we can! I thought this week, I’d share a recent walk, and a little creative cross stitch update too!

This Week

Before I get to the cross stitch update; I wanted to share a recent wander we had; at the beginning of lockdown; along a pretty woodland walk, right here in the heart of the city.

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Very Berry Knitting (Part 1)

I’m feeling oddly motivated at the moment; and I thought I’d use that motivation for a little more craft time! I’ve always got something on the go, and I thought I’d try and get back on the needles; with some very berry knitting!

On the desk...

So here goes with another crafty project at the beginning of the year! Though I’m thinking small and easy to accomplish this time, because I always have a habit of starting things but not finishing them!

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Cross Stitch – Love Tree (Part 1)

On the desk is back! I’m planning on being a little more realistic this year though! With motivation in mind, I thought I’d start the year with a new cross-stitch project; this is one kit I’ve had lined up for a while, Love Tree from Bothy Threads.

On the desk...

I didn’t really get into any stitching last year, and so I do need to finish The Scarf, but I thought starting fresh with a new project would motivate me. So let me introduce you to my current project…

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Happy Crafty New Year – Beyond Craft

Every Tuesday evening I host Beyond Craft, aka #BCChat; over on Twitter. Last month we had a fun Secret Santa swap, and this week I am launching our first Challenge of 2021 – Happy Crafty New Year!

Beyond Craft aka #BCChat a weekly creative twitter chat

I thought I’d take a few minutes to share my fab Secret Santa gift, and to tell you about the new challenge I’ll be launching tomorrow. So if you’ve spotted this, you have an early start!

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Happy New Year – Hello 2021!

Happy New Year! So, here we are, the beginning of a new year, a fresh start, a new page etc etc! I’m sure I’m not the only one typing “Hello 2021” with a little more hope than previous years!

Happy New Year from The Craft Room and Beyond

I’m not going to be all “New Year – New Me”, because it’s not my style. I don’t even have a huge amount of “goals” but I thought I’d take a little bit of time to share some of what you can expect here on The Craft Room and Beyond this year!

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12 Days of Christmas 2020 – 24 Days of Christmas Movies.

This month we’ve been watching a TON of Christmas movies, and I’ve been sharing them over on Instagram, using the # 24 days of Christmas movies; and thought I’d share the list here on the blog!

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Marking the end of this year’s 12 Days of Christmas; I thought I’d share the whole list here on the blog now it’s Christmas Eve, as we always watch the same two films on Christmas Eve!

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12 Days of Christmas 2020 – Christmas at Trerice

We weren’t sure if we would manage a festive day out this year, what with how this year has been. We did manage to find a little bit of Christmas at Trerice; so headed there for a little walk this week!

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Christmas at some of the local National Trust properties; is such a wonderful thing to experience. In the past we have visited Lanhydrock and Trelissick to see the decorations.

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12 Days of Christmas 2020 – Fab Christmas Cocktails

I thought I’d share something a little different this year, and throw in one for the grown-ups; with some fun Christmas Cocktails!

We all like a little tipple at Christmas, and as some of us are going out a little less this year, why not have a little fun at home. Please drink responsibly!

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These fab Christmas Cocktails, can all be made fairly easily, with ingredients you may even already have at home!

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