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Susan Blakey
Works at Rainbow Creations
Lives in Cumbria, United Kingdom
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Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs - aren't they beautiful!
No need for art materials to make your eggs look so pretty. I love the experimentation,  it's such a fun thing to do.
Can you think of any other ingredient to use? I might try raspberries...

http://goo.gl/Y06wUt
Children might like to join in too though they are not eggs for eating! Gorgeous eggs +Deb Thompson !
#eastercrafts   #easteregg   #creativity   
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I'm guessing that's because of oxidisation - woad is green until it dries.
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Wow! the weekend has gone so fast, now back to Monday morning.

We know that art can be therapeutic but I love this way of thinking...
A quote from Hannah Cheatem - age 8  -
if you're feeling blue - try painting yourself a different colour
Art is therapeutic -yes?
http://goo.gl/iNdIQE
#arttherapy   #mondaymotivation   #quote  
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So pleased to be doing some knitting again. It is years since I have knit.
My daughter once learnt when she was little and now she is older wants to pick it up again. Tackling the ribbing is not that easy for a beginner so I'm doing that for her this time til she has got going.
Do you or can you knit?

How to: http://goo.gl/PuMID6  
#knitting   #handicrafts   #teaching  
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I knit, with a great pleasure :)
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Back to work, or school this week ....would these painted pebbles cheer up your desk or workplace?

http://goo.gl/3d4jUl
#creativity   #crafts   #craftsforkids  
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They were +Mrs SB Taylor!
I think that children today still love them and painted rocks appeal to both boys and girls. My son has one with plastic googly eyes attached.
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Happy Christmas Hope you have a great day tomorrow!

Image source :http://goo.gl/wVsRvn

#christmas   #happyholidays  
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Isn't it great how we can send Christmas wishes in an instant right around the world with G+? 
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Blackbirds are singing here  - is it Spring?

Love this artwork by Marco Trevisan http://goo.gl/m2zKIO
#artwork      #spring     #painting    
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I can't wait for the hour to change shortly. Looking forward to the lighter evenings.
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So nice to be back online after 4 days without internet....looking forward to the weekend now.

Hope you have a good one too!

#weekend   #friday  
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4 days without the internet ? Sounds like heaven !
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Not much ice around for us but I know that there are plenty that have it.

How pretty is this ice wreath made by  +Erica MomandKiddo 
 
Winter Activities for Kids -
Have you ever made ice wreaths? It's one of my favorite winter activities to do with the kids. Plus, it livens up our less than perfect view.

http://buff.ly/19DrIZc

#winteractivities #kbn #kids #parenting
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We get down to a low of about 50, so not much chance of doing this here. :-) 
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New Year Challenge - 
Think this would be a good way of saving for the expense of next Christmas...

I might be tempted to do it backwards saving the larger sums first so it gets easier rather than harder....what would you do?

http://www.allthingsmw.com/52-week-money-challenge/
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great idea
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Will It Snow for Christmas  What do you predict?

Have heard we are to have 2 meters of snow this year...is that really possible for UK, do you think?
 
Snow Drawings  at Rabbit Ears Pass by Sonja Hinrichsen

We finally have some snow here. I would love to be able to do this on freshly fallen snow. I wouldn't want it to melt!

It would make a great collaborative activity for a group of children. Although a gross motor art activity, a certain amount of self control required...

Via: http://goo.gl/MdKX6  #bigart #snow #artinstallations  
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These are really neat.  Going to see if we can replicate with the kids. 
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