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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
Recent Activity
I've got a serious yarn thing going on right now. Ok, yes, yes I know that I always have a yarn thing going on, but right now it's all a little bit more intense and giddy and I have that... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Attic24
Two weeks ago, I declared to the family that it was Bluebell Time. They knew immediately what this meant.... ....a Sunday visit to Bolton Abbey, to walk in the green, green woodland and admire the blue, blue bluebells. To see... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at Attic24
I absolutely adore asparagus and love that throughout May we get to eat spears that have been grown in British soil. I also love that I can buy it for a reasonable price from the market, wrapped with a paper... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at Attic24
I bought a beautiful bunch of irises from the supermarket yesterday, they were slung in the "reduced" bucket with a load of tatty carnations and were only £2. The buds were all tight shut at the time, but in the... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Attic24
The first Monday in May is a national holiday for us here in the UK, making a 3-day weekend for many people as schools and work places generally close for the day. It's a lovely time of year as we... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at Attic24
Right now as I write this, it is absolutely pouring with rain. It's dull and grey and the rainwater is running down our street like a mini river. I'm wearing woolly socks and truthfully if the log basket hadn't been... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at Attic24
♥ The most divine orange tulips on my studio table ♥ sunlight illuminating the aforementioned divine orange tulips ♥ Dancing with happy blankety colour thoughts ♥ Walking under blossom trees on the way to school ♥ admiring the abundance of... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at Attic24
I have long held a bit of an obsession with houses, and both the inside and outside aesthetics of domestic living arrangements fascinate me. The idea of creating a happy nest inside a pile of bricks and mortar intrigues me... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2015 at Attic24
I've had a funny old week, kind of slow and fast and busy and lazy all at once. I've been here and there, pottering about in my local environs as well as heading further afield for both work and pleasure.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2015 at Attic24
Three sunshiny yellow things that have made me happy today....... ☀ Thing #1 ☀ in my kitchen ☀ ☀ Lemons. I always, always have lemons in the kitchen, I use them frequently in cooking and baking but I also absolutely... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2015 at Attic24
Living where we live on the very edge of the incredible Yorkshire Dales National Park, it often feels like a bit of a sin not to visit this beautiful landscape more often. But we have come to realise that our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2015 at Attic24
We spent five days down in Dorset last week, it's such a familiar routine for us as year after year it's generally the same. I've been heading "home" for Easter ever since I left to go off to art college... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Attic24
Oh, will you just loooooooook at all that beautiful, glorious b-l-u-e!! Isn't it heavenly? Last week we were down in sunny Dorset, our usual Easter trip to the south coast to play by the sea and spend time with my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at Attic24
We've enjoyed a very gentle week doing very little here in the Attic. It's been indulgent, lazy (oh so lazy), relaxing and fun. Good times. The weather has been mixed, but aside from one or two forays to the supermarket... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2015 at Attic24
Over the weekend the clocks went forward an hour here in the UK, which means that for the next seven months we are living in British Summer Time. Right now that equates to ever so slightly darker mornings, but to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at Attic24
Measuring just 5cm tall, my mini chicklets are quick and easy to make. All you need is some scraps of DK weight yarn, a 4mm hook and a little bit of toy stuffing. Chocolate mini-eggs to aid concentration are optional... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2015 at Attic24
This morning on the jaunt between school drop-off and my studio I bought two pots of Spring blooms. A little yellow pot of Tete-a-tete narcissi and a beautifully vibrant pink polyanthus. Then on the jaunt between purchasing/drinking my first latté... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at Attic24
Right now my Creative Mind is absolutely chockablock full to bursting, in fact it's absolutely bloomin' rammed to the brink up there in my busy thinking-place. It's a bit of a strange sensation, kind of stressy and exhilarating all at... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at Attic24
Oh my happy heart and soul, we have had a real gift of a day today and I have loved every single little minute of it, truly. My day started as it often does, at 6am with Little B creeping... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2015 at Attic24
❤ Three things that have made me feel heart-skippy happy today.... ❤ Thing #1 :: on my table ❤ A jug of little orange-centred daffodils with the most incredible scent. The sight and smell of them has made me incredibly... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at Attic24
Do you know, it's almost five years since I made my Granny Stripe blanket, inspired by the purchase of our beloved caravan on 1st May 2010. By the end of that same month, I was beginning this colourful blanket journey... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Attic24
Different to other parts of the world, we always celebrate Mother's Day during mid March in the UK. Here in the Attic household, it's generally a low-key affair and I am more than happy with that. I don't especially require... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at Attic24
♥ THANK YOU ♥ Thank you, thank you very much for so much Wreath Love!! I love-love-love that you love what I made! Thank you for your kind and beautiful words about my Winter Wreath, it has been amazing to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at Attic24
I am oh-so-so-so excited to be sharing my latest hooky project with you! It feels like I've been chatting about my Winter Wreath for such a long time already, even though it's only been a couple of months since I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at Attic24
Aren't the colours in this photograph beautiful? When I was searching for pictures of Hellebore flowers a few weeks ago, this image popped up on my screen and I was immediately smitten by those gorgeous, dusky pinks and purples. I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at Attic24