A beautiful summer walk and some crazy coloured sheep.

We had a lovely picnic on Sunday with a walk up Castle Hill in Mere.

It is only 20 minutes from our house, but I forget its there.

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Tony and Arthur took a short cut up the hill while I walked around the edge.

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This is the same hills as the view from our house.

The colour of the grasses against the sky were amazing.

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It really felt like a lovely ‘escape’ when we got to the top.

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We had a picnic, then did quite a lot of cloud watching while lying in the sun.

It was so peaceful, I will be going back a few times over the summer holidays I think.

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Now for the colourful sheep! Influenced by my Toft Alpaca visit

and the colourful talk by Kaffe Fassett.

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I am making a few different garlands and these have been designed to go

on one called ‘Counting Sheep’. I will also make some into Keyrings

and will have the patterns for sale on my website very soon.

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They have been crocheted with Rowan wool cotton.

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Time to make the garland now.

Have a good week T x

Colourday “Blue and Green should not be seen”…or should they ?

I have been totally inspired by the bright green Spring leaves appearing against beautiful blue skies. Such an uplifting sight.

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I remember the saying when I was younger “Blue and green should not be seen” and started thinking as I admired the trees that they actually look really good together.

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Here are a few pictures I have found which make blue and green look fabulous together from fashion to interiors. If you click on the photographs they will take you to the source of each designer/website.

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Spotted on the 2013 Spring catwalks, Dior using green and blue makeup.

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Have a great weekend  and don’t forget to look up when you are out walking, you never know when you might be inspired 😉  T x