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    June 2019

    Another month has flown past and that’s still my excuse for the delayed post. Which is additionally embarrassing as it’s such a short one. ? I had hoped to complete all the squares for my flower blanket but due to classes, impromptu furniture painting and a lost crochet hook I’m about a week behind where I should be.

  • Classes,  Crafts

    Button Art

    I thought we’d try something different this month in the Residential Classes. Button art pictures are popular and it seemed a way for the residents to produce something they might see while shopping.

  • Classes,  Crafts

    Tote-bag printing 2019

    Last year I did a set of leaf-printing sessions at the residential home craft classes. These provided a lot more popular than I expected, so I thought another go at printing could be good this year.

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    April 2019

    Delayed posts is what happens when I don’t keep my bullet journal up to date. ? Anyways here’s what I got up to in April…

  • Classes,  Crafts

    Decoupage – Easter Eggs

    I wanted to do something seasonal for this month’s residential craft class so decorating eggs seemed an obvious choice. Rather than painting them I thought decoupage would make a change. It proved quite popular the last time I did it in the residential homes

  • Classes,  Crafts

    Decorative Plant Pots

    Painting plants pots has a mixed response on craft internet. The finished project can look great but it may not be the most long lasting of results. The nature of the clay is that it retains moisture which is good for plants but not for paint.

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    2018 Review

    It’s the 10th January already? I guess I’m not that late for my year end review. 2018 was the first year in which I’ve sat down, wrote and published targets on how I wanted to take Ceefer Crafts. I guess ingrained Performance Officer habits are hard to break no matter how hard I try

  • Classes,  Crafts

    Christmas Cards

    I’ve been really bad at updating this blog for the last 2 months so my task for today is to clear some of the backlog I’m now in my second year running craft classes at the residential care home, and it’s nice to start a tradition of making cards in November followed by decorations in December.