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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, hello, how are you all doing? I'm once again late to my own bloggy gig, being that week nine was over some time ago, but better late than never eh? I've been doing Ok, a bit up and down... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2020 at Attic24
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Hello my friends, I hope you are all well and doing ok out there, finding your way gently through these strange, strange days. Finally I feel I have just about the right kind of head space to be here opening... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2020 at Attic24
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Hello my lovelies, thank you as ever for calling to see me, and for so many wonderful chatty comments which I have loved reading on my last post. I'm sorry I'm late in writing up this instalment of my weekly... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2020 at Attic24
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Looking back at my photos from last week it seems like it was all about the blossom for me. I've been waking up early, well six-ish which feels pretty early for these weekendish kind of days. Sometimes I doze back... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2020 at Attic24
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Here I am again, gently navigating the continuing strangeness of our Home Safe days. Last week was week four and the second week of our school holidays, so it felt especially slow and indulgent in many ways. The weather has... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2020 at Attic24
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I can't remember quite when I started making these little oat pancakes for breakfast, they are a fairly recent discovery but in the past couple of weeks I've been obsessed with them. They are the perfect mix of wholesome and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2020 at Attic24
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Hello my lovelies! I find myself often thinking about you all out there around the world keeping home-safe as we go gently through these surreal days. I really hope you're all doing OK and that you're having many more ups... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2020 at Attic24
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photo credit : www.gardeningdirect.co.uk/ When I was thinking about making a Spring garland for my mantel, the very first flowers that came to mind were polyanthus. They are so cheery and uplifting and the bright mix and match colours are... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2020 at Attic24
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Today marks the start of the third week of the UK lockdown due to Coronavirus, and although we are now into the Easter holidays for the Little People, it doesn't really feel any different to the past couple of home-school... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2020 at Attic24
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A couple days ago I spent some time faffing with my mantel and changing over my seasonal decorations - I can't tell you how good it feels to pack away winter! I know it's all inside my head really as... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2020 at Attic24
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Sunday 22nd March 2020 ♥ Mothers Day It already seems so long ago since these photos were taken, when in fact is was only nine days ago. It was a glorious day in Atticland and in the warmth of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2020 at Attic24
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♥ The bluest of blue skies today with not a cloud in sight and warm enough to walk without a coat (I still kept my vest on though, shhh, don't tell anyone). Sunny warmth is very high up on my... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2020 at Attic24
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Before I begin my witterings, can I just please say a humongous ((t h a n k y o u)) to everyone who has left such kind and heartfelt comments on my last post, and across my social media channels... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2020 at Attic24
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As many of you already know, Yarndale is a festival of yarn and creativity which takes place each Autumn in Skipton, North Yorkshire. It was founded in 2012, with the first festival taking place a year later in September 2013.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2020 at Attic24
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We had a little snowfall at the very end of February, enough to create a very pretty view from the Attic, but a really hazardous walk to school. It was icy, slushy, wet and slippery, meaning that we skidded our... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2020 at Attic24
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Do you know the expression "fair to middling"? I don't know if it's a world wide saying, or if it's something specifically linked to Yorkshire, but it really tickles me. Often here in Yorkshire it's used to describe the weather,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2020 at Attic24
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It's been seven weeks since the Dahlia Crochet-A-Long began right at the very start of the New Year, and as in previous years I've been beyond thankful for the timing of my CALs. I find January and February a struggle... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2020 at Attic24
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So tell me, how has your week been? Has it been mellow and cosy and full of glorious colour in amongst the routine of everyday life? In the middle of winter I do so appreciate the utter comfort of having... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2020 at Attic24
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I have to say, I absolutely love love love Friday's during my crochet-a-long months, they shine up ahead, a beacon of brightness lighting up the end of each slow week. The gentle rhythm that the CAL brings to my life... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2020 at Attic24
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Every week when I sit down to write my Dahlia update, my mind always drifts back to that one glorious day in September when I travelled up to Northumberland to visit Halls of Heddon. It was such a special day... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2020 at Attic24
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Last week I bought two £1 bunches of tightly closed daffies from the supermarket, the first of the season. I plopped one bunch into a small jug to have on the table at home, and the other bunch came with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2020 at Attic24
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When I was first thinking about creating a blanket inspired by dahlias I spent a huge amount of time online researching them. I found myself absorbing as much imagery as I could lay my eyes on, literally drinking in the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2020 at Attic24
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Don't you just love how the sight of colourful flowers can instantly lift your mood? I think floral colour therapy is most definitely needed in these bleak midwinter days when the skies are heavy and grey and there is a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2020 at Attic24
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Hello, and welcome to the start of a brand new decade, and the beginnings of a very colourful new blanket journey. I know that many thousands of you are joining in with the Dahlia Blanket Crochet-A-Long (CAL) and I am... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2020 at Attic24
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❆ In December we had a lot of rain, but there were also some welcome sunny days to lift the spirits. ❆ In December I made the most of the good weather days and enjoyed the quiet, pared back stillness.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2020 at Attic24
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