Friday 3 March 2023

My Friday Finds . . .


A few of the things I find each week that inspire me to want to do better, to create, to become better, to read more, to watch, to just DO something! Things that delight, inspire, and bring me joy.  Maybe they will do the same thing for you!


Miss Abigail's Hope Chest.  A complete tutorial for this lovely dish cloth. 

Thread edged Tea Towels, from the same place.  Love this blog. It is a cornucopia of tutorials. 

   Kays Keepsakes.  A complete tutorial.  

Mom 4 Real.  50 homemade seasonings you can make yourself.  

Self Reliant School.  How to dehydrate garlic and make your own garlic powder.  Very handy!  

Eye candy only.  An Irish Crochet Crown.   

How to read crochet symbols.  Chart Reading.  Total.  Love this.  I used to crochet all the time using crochet symbols. Tuesdayfortnight

From Text My Journal.  A way to get started. 

Simply Stepping.  Daily self Care.  

Brit + Co.  20 super smart ways to organise your kitchen.

Thrifty Fun.  Make your own Match Dispenser. 

Top tips from Frugality Magazine.  

The Tip Toe Fairy. DIY Laptop Bag. 

Sewn Up. Tablet Stand tutorial.  Brilliant!  

No source.  Just eye candy.  It looks simple enough. I love things like this. What a cute Easter Brooche this would make or decoration for an Easter Tree.

More eye candy.  From Beedeebabee.  I love what she creates. It is just beautiful.

The House that Lars Built.  How to make a paper bag notebook.  

 Things we say today which we owe to Shakespeare. Love this. From English Muse.

A Granny Motif market bag. Loving the colours. From Lion Brand. A free pattern.

9 Easy ways to get more counterspace.  I can use always all the help I can get in this area. From That Vintage Life.

Red Ted Art.  A simple Easter Chick paper decoration.  This is so cute!

Mini Charm Square Patchwork Placemats.  From Sew 4 Home.

I just love these Chicken Pot Holders.  Love the colours and the fabrics and the way their combs are 3D.  From Sew Inspired. No pattern, just eye candy.

The Idea Room. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Easter Bunnies.  So cute!

Crafts by Amanda. Crochet your own Slipper Sandles.  Neat!

Bunting from old books.  Again, no source, but how hard could it be?

Bunny Cookies and Milk.  From Munchkin Munchies.  These are so cute!

You are going to want to save this.  Useful for all sorts.  Party favors, small gifts, baked gifts, etc.


 From Lots of DIY.  So pretty, and they fold flat.   Simple.

 Fab Art DIY.  I cannot resist another sock creation.  This is so adorable.  Can you imagine a whole basket of them?   If I was a squealer, I would squeal with delight.

 Not free but adorable.  An instant download PDF for this sweet Scottie Dog Embroidery.  Country Garden on Etsy.  I love, LOVE it!

 Alexandra MacKenzie.  A Right ol Tea Cosy.  I love LOVE it!  You can get the Pattern Here. In her Etsy Shop.

I could not find a source for this, but I love the colors.

And those are my finds for this week. I hope there was something here of interest to you as well!

Guess who turns 63 today! My brother David.  I hope that he has the best birthday ever!  I can still remember how very excited we were when he was born.  We had a baby brother and we were over the moon.  Love you David!

A thought to carry with you through today  . . .

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In The English Kitchen today  . . . . Sheet Pan Mac and Cheese. Incredibly decadent and oh so tasty!

I hope you have a wonderful day!  We will have to dig out this morning after having had a few inches of snow overnight. I am not bothered too  much as someone does that for me! (Thank goodness!)  Whatever you get up to be safe and be happy, be blessed and don't forget! 

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And I do too!  


  1. Granny square bags (of which I have lots in different colours) are always good conversation starters when out. Love the tea cozy too. Looks like digging out for us tomorrow after another big snow storm. Happy birthday to your brother.

    1. I am so sorry I never responded to these comments Linda! My brother did have a lovely birthday. You have had a LOT of snow this year! You must be getting sick of it! xoxo

  2. Lots of neat ideas here!
    Elizabeth xoxo


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