Friday, 12 January 2018

My Friday Finds . . .

A few of the things  I find each week that pique my interest, bring me joy, inspire me to learn, create, do, become . . . Maybe they will do the same for you!  
From Meg Made With Love, a free pattern for a basketweave wash cloth, or flannel as they call it over here.

 Design Birdy.  Video tutorial to make a mobile phone case. 
Artsy Mama, Basic Hand Lettering. This could come in quite handy.

Inspiration from Thread Tales Quilt Words on Instagram.  
Inspiration only from Molly Meg.
Where Your Treasure Is, how to make a Tea Cosy. (sewing not crochet or knit)

Owl Cheese Ball from the same place.  So cute!

Garden Lover's Blog.  DIY Terra Cotta Plant People for the garden.  Plenty of inspiration. 
The Tilled Garden. DIY Hydroponics. A great way to use up soda bottles also.

Yoga Poses to help you fall asleep. No source for this. 
Inspiration for those who like to draw and colour from, again, no source available.   
Polka Dot Chair, printable pom pom party hats.  
Life of a Homeschool Mom. Free Printables for Valentines Day. For those who have religious leanings.  I love them! 

For those who are looking for something a bit more secular, from Eighteen 25, Donut Printables for Valentines.

A Night Owl.  S'mores Valentines.  

Life Currents Blog.  Cinnamon Sore Throat Tea.  

Blenderist.  The Cold Buster.  

From Tumblr.  

Smart School House. DIY Lavendar Laundry Sponges.  

Handy Dandy Help 


No source, just eye candy.  Spice Tin Dolls.  Looks like they have used old spice tins, some old teaspoons, porcelain doll fixings and some beads.  Cute! 

And that's it for this week.  I hope something here twigged your interest! 

A thought to carry with you  . . . 

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BOOK OF MORMON CORNER -  Today's Reading - Jacob 1:1-19 
Question - Why does it seem societies often fall as a whole? Why is it never just a few people? 

My ThoughtsIt's interesting to me to see which group of people Jacob is teaching about the dangers of pride, love of money and immorality. He's IN the temple. So it's covenant people! In Mosiah 29:22 it says "For behold, he has his friends in iniquity, and he keepeth his guards about him". I used to counsel the Young Women about this when I was a Young Woman's leader, (although it's applicable to any age) . . .  to teach them to pick their friends wisely. Because friends can make things eventually seem acceptable. Or they can inspire you to reach higher. I agree the influence of one righteous person, who stands for what is right . . .  no matter what, is huge! Also personally speaking, no one outside of church has ever led me away from God, but I have had friends in church that have influenced my life in not so great ways. I think when we put Jesus Christ at the centre of our lives and trust Him, everything makes more sense. But once we place anything else in central position we are on shaky ground. 

Tomorrow's Reading (Day 76  - Jacob 2:1-16 
Question - What have you learnt about Heavenly Father or Jesus Christ from the reading today? Why do you think Jacob struggles so much in these verses? 

In The English Kitchen today  . . . .  Oat, Apple and Sunflower Seed Muffins.  Delicious! 

Have a great Friday.  I am off to a funeral this morning, and then President Monson's funeral is tonight.  On the bright side, my friend Tina is back from Oz.  I have missed her.  Don't forget along the way of your day  . . . (and sometimes I need to remind myself of this truth also!)
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And I do too!


  1. Hi Marie, I must try the yoga poses, sleep is my nemesis. What I would give for a full, uninterrupted nights sleep!

    Those pictures are amazing, so simple yet so striking. I had thought once I retired I would do more crafts and painting, but I haven't done a thing! To be honest though I haven't got the room anymore for craft supplies.

    Hope the funeral goes ok. Lots of love xxx

  2. Hi, Marie! Wow... another Friday already?! LOVE that pretty, lacy crochet phone case! How SWEET is that owl cheese ball??!! Wow...folks are so creative. Fun gardening idea for plastic bottles. Oooo we're on to Valentine's Day now...not far away, really. Love the Bible verse treats! I haven't been able to warm up to the turmeric tea. I know they are incredibly healthy, but I don't care of them much. Your muffins though, I will definitely take one of those. ;) Blessing to you & Todd as you say goodbye to folks today... LOVE YOU SO MUCH ((BIG HUGS))

  3. Love everything today Marie!♥️ DiHave a nice weekend~

  4. Thanks Kate! LIke you sleep is my nemesis. I wonder if it is the same for everyone? I just don't seem to be able to turn off my brain at night! Love and hugs! xoxo

    Thanks Tracy! People are incredibly creative, and I find myself asking myself all the time, why didn't I think of that! V8 moments! lol Love and hugs and blessings to you TJ and Luna! xoxo

    Thanks Di, you too! Love and hugs. xoxo

    1. Forgot to tell you Nick is going for another procedure this morning...please keep him in your prayers!❤️ Thanks

  5. I really like the looks of that S'mores mix for Valentines. I'm thinking I definitely going to miix some of this up for here. I also love the clothespin people. That would be fun to do with the grands. It's turning nasty here with freezing rain followed by snow and cold weather. Not a good winter for us for sure !

  6. amazes me how we often Pin the same things..I know that I see some of your my messages..a little icon at the bottom and Pin some of those..but in many more cases..I have Pinned what you show us:) Like that basket weave first one..the Christmas felt the list goes on and on.
    I am one and the same w/ sleep.

    And full moons? WORSE.

    Cute cute always:)

  7. Stay warm and safe Pam! North America is certainly copping lots of bad weather this Winter! Blessings to you! xoxo

    I think it is a case of great minds thinking alike Monique! We are very similar in our tastes and pleasures! I never thought about full moons! Now I make the connection! xoxo

    I will for sure Di! Hope it all goes well. Keep me posted! xoxo

    1. It went well he will see him now in July...I've had infected ears for a week this point I won't the I won't have to take a number in emergency!!!
      Thanks for your prayers Marie have a good weekend!😇

  8. I really enjoyed your Friday Finds; they were amazing! I loved the crocheted washcloths; still want to try and make some. I like the cell phone holder to; so cute.
    My handwriting is getting bad; so I wonder if I could improve it.
    You did find some creative garden type projects; fun.
    I wonder if the yoga poses would help my sleeping problems. I will look into that one.
    I wish I could draw; I covet that gift. I want to see more of your drawings.
    I loved the Valentine printables; especially the more religious ones.
    We are just getting over the flu and the Super Cold Buster would have been a good one to try.
    I did love reading the bad mood thoughts; perfect!
    I really loved the list for removing the stains from permanent markers. That was a super good one to know about.
    How I love The Book of Mormon. Thanks for your thoughts today!
    Sending warm thoughts and hugs your way!

  9. Happy to read it went well Diana, now get your ears better! xoxo

    Thanks LeAnn! I am glad that you found so much useful! Love you! xoxo


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