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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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Well hello there my lovely Attic visitors, it's so good to see you again! Thank you very much for stopping by after I've been away from this space for a silly amount of time, my break was totally unplanned but... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2019 at Attic24
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I spent most of the day alone in my studio today, something that hasn't happened in a long while. I bought fresh stems of sunflowers for my table, ordered up a latté and sat down with my lengthy email catch-up... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2019 at Attic24
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Helloooo!!! Just popping by to say that I'm sorry I haven't been able to write a proper pre-yarndale post but I've been so flat out busy getting everything ready that time has escaped me. I put up the lamp post... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2019 at Attic24
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Today marks the Autumn Equinox and there's no denying it now - Summer is officially over for another year. The past week has been absolutely glorious, a truly beautiful end to my favourite season and I've been drinking it in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2019 at Attic24
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Last Sunday on the first day of September we set out on a morning walk across the moors. It was our last jaunt of the Summer holidays, a chance for us to stretch our legs, breathe in the fresh air... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2019 at Attic24
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I've loved writing my blog during this past month, and know from experience that these types of everyday-life posts are the ones that I'll most enjoy looking back on and re-reading in future years. Blogging is such an excellent way... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2019 at Attic24
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I know many of you already know all about **Yarndale but if you've somehow missed it, Yarndale is a creative yarn festival, "a celebration of all things woolly and wonderful." It takes place here in my home town in North... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2019 at Attic24
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First things first - I want to thank you for the truly lovely comments that you've written to me recently when I've posted here in my precious Attic space, I've really enjoyed reading your words on my last couple of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2019 at Attic24
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These August days are flying past and already the first half of our six week summer holiday is over. We are having a lovely time of it and although nothing remotely exciting has been happening, it just feels really, really... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2019 at Attic24
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A few days before I went down to Dorset at the end of July I packed my bags, hopped on and off a couple of trains and journeyed across to West Yorkshire to spend a few days with the Stylecraft... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at Attic24
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Helloooooo my lovelies! I'm back in the Attic after a weeny break, I hadn't intended to be gone for so long but I've enjoyed my un-planned time away from my laptop I have to say. It's good to be back... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2019 at Attic24
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Before I launch into my witterings for today, I'd first like to gift you this beautiful bunch of sweet peas by way of a heart felt thank you. Thank you all so very much for your comments on my last... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2019 at Attic24
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I've been struggling with my days of late, feeling a little on the low side and experiencing a rush of Overwhelm which quite predictably for this time of year has come speeding in like a freight train. I am really... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2019 at Attic24
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Ever since I completed my Dune blanket back in April I've been itching to start another blanket. There is something about crocheting stripes which soothes my soul and makes me insanely happy and I experience definite withdrawal symptoms if I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2019 at Attic24
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In a bid to fight the annual Summer Overwhelm and pretend that I've not been full of cold, full of hay fever, full of weirdly erratic hormones and full of not sleeping well, I've been turning my back on indoor... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2019 at Attic24
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Yesterday it was the longest day of the year and we were blessed with a very beautiful sunshiny evening to celebrate. 19.15 :: Dinner done and dusted, chilled glass of white wine in hand, sitting in my back yard doing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2019 at Attic24
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We've not had the greatest Summer weather here lately, it's been incredibly wet and cool for June. The upside to all the falling wet stuff is the complete and utter lushness of the countryside, it's just so greeeeeeeen and beautiful... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2019 at Attic24
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I can't tell you how happy I am to be sharing this project with you as it has simmered on my back burner for such an embarrassingly long time. I've lost count of the number of times it's been on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2019 at Attic24
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♥ Three things that have made me feel heart skippy happy today.... ♥ ♥ Thing # 1 :: on my table ♥ Peonies. ♥ Five gloriously beautiful stems of pink peonies in my favourite pink button jug on my table.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2019 at Attic24
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Yesterday I had the pleasure of spending the day with my lovely friend Christine who traveled on the train from Winwick to Atticland. We try and get together once a month, mainly for the absolute fun of it but also... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2019 at Attic24
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This light and golden time of year has me completely under it's spell and I feel like I can't possibly get enough of it. These early summer days are just so abundantly beautiful and make me very happy. It's just... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2019 at Attic24
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I have been....really enjoying my daily walks to and from school along the canal tow path. I have been....loving the look of utter delight on Little B's face when we stop on the way home from school to get an... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2019 at Attic24
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Twice this week I've had evening dates with Little B. At seven o'clock on the dot he comes to get me and no matter what I'm doing (crochet, knitting, social media-ing, blogging, laundry folding etc etc, the usual stuff that... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2019 at Attic24
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Helloooooooo!!! It's so lovely to be back in the Attic - as you may know I was away in France last week teaching the second of my two crochet retreats with Stitchtopia Craft Holidays. I had a wonderful time and... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2019 at Attic24
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I first discovered planning in the spring of 2015 when a search for some stickers led me to a whole online community of people who quite honestly seemed to be completely planner crazy. It was like tumbling down the most... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2019 at Attic24
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