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Lucy @ Attic24
I'm a creative stay-home Mummy with 3 children, living my colourful life in the North of England.
Interests: gardening, homemaking, textiles, sewing, walking, baking, crochet, camping, houses, decorating, picnics, seaside
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I was feeling a bit restless this afternoon, caught between feeling antsy and wanting to do ALL the things and feeling lethargic and wanting to do Sweet Fanny Adams*. So yeah......faffing about, wandering in and out of rooms, not knowing... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Attic24
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I think possibly the word "delight" doesn't wholly apply to the above photo, given that underneath that pile of colourful hooky is a stubborn eight year old boy, completely in the buff, refusing to get dressed and ready for school.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Attic24
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If you're a regular visitor to the Attic, then you will be familiar with my ongoing Mandala craze and my latest obsessive making won't be anything of a surprise to you. To be honest, I can't see a way that... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Attic24
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I've been busy just lately but in the best possible way, and I am so very thankful for the way in which I get to fill my days with things that make me very happy. I was thinking this morning... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at Attic24
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❤ Stepping out into a glorious, sunny Spring morning on Friday and noticing how beautiful the treetops looked with their fresh new leaves against the bluest of skies. ❤ Loving that I am lucky enough to have this woodland only... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2018 at Attic24
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Often when I am feeling a weeny bit low in energy, I find myself craving the sort of super-fresh air that can only be inhaled underneath a canopy of trees. A slightly damp shady woodland walk has such a unique... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2018 at Attic24
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Since mid March I've been spending small pockets of time working on an Attic24 crochet banner and I'm really enjoying the process of watching it slowly take shape. Usually I am quite single minded when I work on something which... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Attic24
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So my black embroidery thread arrived in the post yesterday and my very first thought was how very, very black it looked. My instinct was to quietly pop it back in it's bag and pretend that I hadn't ordered it.... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2018 at Attic24
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Sitting here to write this post a whole month after my March Making the Seasons write-up hardly seems possible somehow. How has a whole month passed by in the mere blink of an eye?! I really love thinking about creating... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2018 at Attic24
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We've been talking about taking a short trip to Bruges for ages, several years in fact. You see, Little B has heard all sorts of stories about the two trips we made there before he was born, when his older... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2018 at Attic24
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Hello!! I can't explain how happy I feel to be back here in the Attic, sharing photos of this and that and sitting down to chat with you all. Life has been slightly strange for me of late in that... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2018 at Attic24
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photo credit : Mollie Makes Helloooooooooo my lovelies, it's only me, the obsessive stitcher in the Attic. I actually had another post all lined up ready to share with you today, just some snippets from the past week as I've... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Attic24
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Now that the season is finally showing signs of shifting from Winter to Spring, this past week we've ventured back to our allotment. Our main tasks right now involve clearing up the winter mess (sadly, a storm damaged tree which... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at Attic24
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photo credit : SatsumaStreet I wouldn't say that I'm a particularly impulsive person, and I'm not somebody who feels the need to have lots of different projects all going on at once. So for me to see something and be... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2018 at Attic24
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H ♥ E ♥ L ♥ L ♥ O !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I've tried to be here a good few times in recent weeks but for one reason and another it just wasn't happening. Thank you for all your kind messages, so... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at Attic24
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What a week! I'm sure that unless you've been completely hibernating under a palm tree somewhere tropical then you will all know about the winter storms which are battering the UK right now. We're experiencing exceptionally cold temperatures as high... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2018 at Attic24
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It's the last day of February today and we're slap bang in the midst of a supremely wintry end to the month here in my patch. The freezing snowy weather which blew in from Siberia had been widely forecast and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2018 at Attic24
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Wow, this Woodland journey has been one of the best things in my life during the past couple months and has kept me buoyant and happy on even the hardest of grey days. The pleasure it's given me has been... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2018 at Attic24
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I don't know about you, but I feel as if it's hardly any time at all since I started out on my Woodland Walk. Yet here we are five weeks later, preparing to complete the last set of stripes. Has... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2018 at Attic24
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As much as I love and adore crocheting blankets and am passionate about designing and making them, there are definitely times when a quick, creative fix is needed. Oddly enough, I mostly get hit by the urge to drop everything... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2018 at Attic24
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Well, another Friday has rolled around and it's Woodland O'clock all around the world - that very thought makes me smile huge and wide!!! I love thinking about the Worldwide Woodland community that has evolved around this humble blanket, we... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2018 at Attic24
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There's no getting away from it - these early months of the year can be pretty hard going and honestly, I do find them a struggle. We've had soooooooooooooo many endless grey wet days in January, but nevertheless I am... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2018 at Attic24
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Good morning Woodlanders! I wonder how you are all doing and how your week has been? I really hope you've been enjoying your growing blanket and swooning just a little bit over the colours and the way those curvy ripples... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2018 at Attic24
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Helllloooooo and good morning to all my lovely fellow Woodland Wanderers!!! How've you all been doing? I've been busy doing admin and accounts this week which has been necessary but really rather taxing (literally!) and time consuming. I've been so... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2018 at Attic24
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Typepad HTML Email Hello MaryJo Somebody taught me something new this week – select the text you want to print (left click with the mouse and drag), then right click the mouse and select print from the menu. It works a treat! Hope that helps, #Lucyxx
Toggle Commented Jan 18, 2018 on Woodland Ripple at Attic24
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