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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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Hello my lovelies!! So sorry for being late with the CAL instalment this week, please forgive me if you are champing at the bit ready to get going on your border.....it's coming!!! I've still got a little work to finish... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Attic24
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Today marks six weeks since we began our Meadow Blanket journey and I continue to be very thankful for the top notch creative therapy it delivers. Every day when I sit down and pick up my blanket to work a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2021 at Attic24
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Hello my lovelies, thank you as always for calling by to visit with me, I hope you know how much I appreciate it. It's been another long, slow, plodding sort of a week here and I've continued to stay home... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2021 at Attic24
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The May meadow is probably my absolute favourite as the whole field erupts in a glorious haze of yellow buttercups. It is honestly breath taking, and in late May you can often find me wandering here in the golden glow... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2021 at Attic24
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Hello my lovelies, it's good to see you again here in the Attic and I hope you've all had a good week? If I'm completely honest with you I've been very up and down this past week which has been... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2021 at Attic24
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Well, it's been another very wintry week here in Atticland, brrrrrrrr it's been cold! I've been spending a lot of time cosied up beside the fire and I'm finding that the simplicity and rhythm of the Meadow blanket stripes are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2021 at Attic24
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Hello, and welcome to the first instalment of the Meadow Blanket CAL. If you're anything like me, you may well be finding that these drab, grey, cold winter weeks feel especially long and bleak at the moment, stretching ahead without... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2021 at Attic24
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Hello, and a very, very Happy New Year to you! *** Today (Monday) is the last day of our holidays before Little B returns to school in the morning and honestly I'm wishing that the relaxed pace of the holidays... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2021 at Attic24
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I think twixmas is an absolutely magical word and it perfectly seems to fit these delicious, relaxed days that sit between Christmas and New Year. The word originates from the old English word 'betwixt' which means 'between', so it makes... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2020 at Attic24
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Helloooooo!!!! How are you all doing? I hope that you've had a good week as we prepare for Christmas to come, and that all is calm and bright in your nest. We've had a very chilled week pottering about close... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2020 at Attic24
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Today marks a turning point in the year as we celebrate the passing of the shortest day. As you may have guessed by now, this is one of my absolute favourite days of the whole year, and I woke up... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2020 at Attic24
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Finally!!!! It's only taken me a year to share the making of this garland with you, a year almost exactly to the very day. In fact, if I had waited until tomorrow to dance my ta-dah moment then it would... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2020 at Attic24
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Every year in early December I usually experience a huge burst of festive-induced creativity. I never go searching for inspiration, but without fail inspiration will find me when I least expect it and I am always powerless to resist the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2020 at Attic24
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#1 : Pomegranates are just the most fantastical fruits, and despite the fiddlesomeness of them I can't help but love them. Thank you for the advice about the extraction process - I tried the method you recommended, cutting around the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2020 at Attic24
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It's the first day of December and what a beautiful, cold, crisp bright day we've been treated to here in Atticland. We had our very first frost of the season this morning and breathing in that super-chilled air was so... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2020 at Attic24
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Today has felt wonderful in a slow, quiet way and I've taken some time to reflect on the week and count my blessings. We had to go out in the car this morning to buy some more solid fuel for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2020 at Attic24
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Gosh, it's been a whirlwind kind of a week here in the Attic and even though I've been whirling in very small circles close to home I feel as if I've expended a lot of energy somehow. Some weeks just... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2020 at Attic24
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Good morning! If you're here looking for the new Meadow yarn pack, click on the following link to go straight there >> ❧🏵️ MEADOW YARN PACK ❧🏵️ If you'd like to read on, I'm sharing more of the inspiration behind... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2020 at Attic24
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Here we are, two weeks into Lockdown 2.0, with two weeks still to go. Predictably my life is running in very small, samey circles of repetitive routine, but I find myself embracing it and feeling content for the most part.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2020 at Attic24
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Would you just LOOK at that sky???!!! Talk about forboding, I would have bet money on the imminent arrival of lashing rain, but nope, it never came. Not even a sniff of rain fell from those black clouds despite the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Attic24
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Life at the moment feels slow and steady and I think that twelve days into a month long national lockdown that's about as good as it gets. This weekend we spent a lot of time at home, only venturing out... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2020 at Attic24
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♥ Leafy clementines are back in the supermarkets, yay for fruity seasonal rituals! ♥ I know they are more leaf than fruit, but oh, they are so sweet and juicy I can't resist them. ♥ A fresh bunch of baby... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2020 at Attic24
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I've wanted to write this post for a long time but haven't quite known how to go about it. I think it's because often the notion of health and fitness feels very personal and I got to thinking that nobody... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2020 at Attic24
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Helloooooo my lovelies, thank you so much for stopping by the Attic for a catch up, I hope you're doing OK out there?!! Tell me, how was your weekend? Here at number 24 we've had a beautifully slow few days... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2020 at Attic24
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After a very murky, foggy start to the day and a bit of a bleugh morning in general, things were looking very much brighter by lunch time. I'd been waiting patiently for J to finish up on his work call... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2020 at Attic24
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