Sunday was quite a busy day. Breakfast at my parents, then a coffee morning at Vicky’s (DS2’s girlfriend) with MIL, tidying up the front garden and finally settling down to add some stitches to the Cornwall Cottage Sampler. I concentrated on the other half of the basket this week and will probably do the same again next week. It doesn’t look much but it took me a couple of hours – great concentration was required to ensure the pattern was being followed. It would be nice if I could get the rest of this shade completed and the few floral colours that need to go at the top of basket weave and then all I have to do is fill in with the other shade of brown.
Today apparently is World Heart Day an international campaign to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke prevention. I came across this information as I was trying to find out the exact day for World Card Making Day which is October 3rd this year (it’s the 1st Saturday in October each year). I’ve incorporated my new found information into my planner which is also doubling up as a bit of a journal too – having great fun with it and it’s guaranteeing me at least a few minutes worth of crafting each day – bliss.