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My name's Alison but for reasons too long to go into I'm known as Cockney Blonde or CB for short. I've been rubber stamping for several years but now spend most of my time either knitting or crocheting. However, with the advent of a New Year I have bitten the bullet and am tackling my usually hated pastime of sewing. I've even bought 'Sewing for Dummies' to guide me on my way. I've been with my hubby Dave for 24 years and between us we have 4 kids and 5 grandkids. We also have 2 cats and a dog, the latter features as my 'photo' image. I used to be able to blog daily but these days I struggle to blog weekly. Hopefully now we are settled into our new home in the country, I can get back to a daily (well almost) update from the room I now have to share with hubby. No more personal crafting space for me!!! Thanks to all the blogs and sites I follow for all your brilliant inspiration, and thank you to everyone who finds the time to comment on my blog.

Saturday, 11 September 2010

Something Special

Thank you to everyone who's commented on my scheduled blogs while I've been away with hubby and #2 son in our caravan.
We know we have been extremely fortunate with the weather, only experiencing 2 days of rain in the two weeks we were away.
We stayed 6 nights near Bridport, Dorset via Harbury and Fareham and then home via Cirencester. A lovely break and helped me to enjoy our caravan again.
Anyway, while we were in Fareham at a beautiful site in the Forest of Bere my cousin, his wife and 2 grand-daughters visited us for the day. The 2 pieces of artwork below were done by their 4 year old grand-daughter, Madeleine. We had seen Madeleine only a few weeks before and I had been explaining to her about painting with baby wipes. These were 2 of her pages using this method. I think they are brilliant given her age.

I know Nanny spends a lot of time with her making cards and scrapbooking and so I am sure in the not too distant future Madeleine will be turning out even more stunning artwork. In the meantime, bloggers, watch this space as there is an artist in our midst.

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  1. These are incredible for a four year old, Alison!
    Diane x

  2. They are brill Alison, isn't she clever

  3. So lovely to hear you had a nice holiday and wow fabulous pictures by Madeleine.
    Hugs Emma x


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