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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
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 8 hours ago at Attic24
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 6 days ago at Attic24
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
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
❆ 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
It's Christmas Eve and finally I am settling down for the night and breathing out. I'm so sorry not to have been here very much of late, I've had such a difficult month with one thing and another and it's... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2019 at Attic24
I've been feeling really upbeat and festive this week, and I've got the Little People to thank for it I'm sure. Their enthusiasm for decking the halls as soon as we turned the calendar into December seemed to light something... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2019 at Attic24
Well aren't those flowers ↑↑↑ just utterly glorious?? They're for you by the way, a visual treat to say thank you for all your wonderful comments after my big floral Dahlia post a few weeks ago. It was an absolute... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2019 at Attic24
I wanted to show you a few little festive crochet things I'm making at the moment, but as I was uploading the photos to my blog earlier I realised that they were really pretty terrible and not fit for show.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2019 at Attic24
Good morning! If you're here looking for the new Dahlia yarn pack, click on the following link to go straight there >> ❧🏵️DAHLIA YARN PACK 🏵️❧ If you'd like to read on and find out the inspiration behind the Dahlia... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2019 at Attic24
Hello!! So good to see you all, and I'm happy to be back here in my space after not quite feeling up to it in recent weeks. Today I've been pondering on my "re-entry" into Blogland, more specifically how to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2019 at Attic24
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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