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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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This time last week I was down in Dorset, walking along this gorgeously leafy little footpath. The dappled shades of sunlit green were breathtaking. I was walking alone, following a familiar footpath across fields that would take me from the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Attic24
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I've had such a happy time in my studio today, pottering about, arranging some new yarn on my shelves, chatting with lovely visitors and hooking up a few rounds of a new large mandala I'm working on. Oh, and admiring... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2017 at Attic24
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The bluebells came early this year, starting to gently bloom at the end of April instead of waiting until May like we've come to expect here in my patch. J and I walked in the woods about ten days ago,... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Attic24
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♥ Four things that have made me feel heart skippy happy this weekend.... ♥ ♥ Thing # 1 :: in my greenhouse ♥ Laughing gently to myself here as I typed the word "greenhouse", pretending that I do actually have... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at Attic24
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Do you know, I still find it amazing that these itty bitty little dried flowers have managed to deliver soooooo much creative pleasure in the months since I stumbled upon them last year, who'd have thought it eh? Here I... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2017 at Attic24
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I have such a crush on this time of year, yes I am seriously in love with May. Everything is suddenly so lush and green and our days are deliciously long and light again, which makes me very, very happy.... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2017 at Attic24
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Well, helloooooo there my lovelies!! I'm so sorry it's taken me a while to get myself sat here for a chat, I've been so lazy these past few weeks, haha!! My days have been drifting rather pleasantly (and rather idly)... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at Attic24
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We are almost at the end of our two week Easter break and honestly, it has been a wonderful time of nothing and everything. For the first time in over a decade (since I was very heavily preggers with Little... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2017 at Attic24
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Good morning and welcome to what I hope will be a lovely floral and blankety ta-dah! I really love creating these uber-happy, ever so slightly showy-offy ta-dah posts, I think the over excitement is partly to do with the timing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2017 at Attic24
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Hellooooo my lovelies! I'm so sorry I've been gone from the Attic for a few weeks, life has been demanding and my multi-tasking skills have been put to good use as I've been juggling work, home, children and myself. But... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2017 at Attic24
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I've been soooooooooooo excited about sharing this post with you, honestly, it's been a devil of a job for me to sit on this fabulous colour news since waaay back in August last year. Yes, my silence has been required... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at Attic24
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I bought myself this gorgeous bunch of flowers yesterday as it seemed like a perfectly delicious indulgence on a rather dull, cold, grey Monday in March. They landed in the supermarket trolley in amongst the groceries, and as I wandered... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Attic24
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We took a journey to the west Lancashire coast on Monday, J and I, and it was absolutely b-e-a-u-tiful. Our original Monday morning plan had been to go for a quick coffee followed by an attempt at ticking off some... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at Attic24
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I was given this gorgeous collection of Stylecraft Batik yarn last Summer and it spent many months in my studio being stroked and admired. The colours are really lovely, sort of soft and vibrant all at the same time, and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at Attic24
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It's the last day of February today, and I've been reflecting on this tricky Winter month and thinking about how long it has felt. Not that I'm complaining mind you, I think if I'm honest with myself I find I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at Attic24
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Hello!! I have been torn in two sitting here uploading pictures for today's Moorland installment, it is such a bitter sweet feeling writing the last part of this Crochet-A-Long. I have honestly loved every single part of designing, making and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2017 at Attic24
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❤ Sock Knitting ❤ ❤ Cat Watching ❤ ❤ Fresh Air Walking ❤ ❤ Mid Morning Hooking ❤ ❤ Fireside snuggling ❤ ❤ Tutorial Making ❤ We are on our half term break this week, and it feels rather great.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at Attic24
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♥ Three things that have made me feel heart-skippy happy today.... ♥ Thing #1 :: on my table ♥ I've been browsing through my collection of Japanese crochet books today, thinking, absorbing and attempting to coax out a new design... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at Attic24
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Another Monday, and another venture out into the cold depths of the Winter landscape. It was pretty fabulous actually, oh yes it was certainly very cold, but that smidge of watery sunshine was just beautiful. J and I, wandering through... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at Attic24
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In the days dominated by the colours of the Moorland and the many hours spent hooking up the stripes that make up a blanket, I found myself picking up the pointy sticks again. The Moorland Blanket had become way too... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at Attic24
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I am love love love loving all this virtual Summer Living, daydreaming about gentle warm breezes and little fluffy clouds drifting across an endless blue sky...............sigh...............so so so good! I had an idea when I was designing this blanket back... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2017 at Attic24
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Here in Atticland, we continue to hunker down beneath an almost permanent layer of low hanging greyness and I am doing my level best to stop whining about that fact. I realise that allowing my moods to be so affected... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2017 at Attic24
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I went off on a jaunt on Saturday, the sort of jaunt that involved an early start and a happy heart. Although I am lucky enough to have lots of time during my week for yarny pursuits and pleasures, there... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2017 at Attic24
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So here we are after four weeks of gentle strolling over the moorland landscape, and I wonder how you are enjoying the journey so far? Are you relaxing into the soothing rhythm of the stitches and loving the soft waves... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2017 at Attic24
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My days are long and slow right now in the midst of this cold, grey winter and I've been on a major comfort seeking mission. I keep catching sight of my squidgy overhanging body bits and thinking idly that eating... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2017 at Attic24
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