Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Travel | A Weekend in Newcastle

Despite only living a mere two hours away, Newcastle is one city I've never had the pleasure of visiting before and with 2016 being the year of the staycation I thought it was about time I checked it out. My mum had offered to take me away for my birthday and with plenty of shops, sights and night life I thought Newcastle would be a great little trip.

Here's what we got up to and a few little tips if you are thinking of visiting this iconic Northern city too...


Monday, 19 September 2016

DIY | Colourful Crocheted Bunting

 Whenever I head back to my mum's house I always find myself rumaging in her craft room  for new patterns and yarns to take home and create. She never fails to inspire me to get making. So when I stopped by a few weeks ago for a Sunday roast (why do parents' roasts always taste better?), I spotted a pattern for some crocheted bunting and had to give it a go. 
The pattern was in Simply Crochet (issue 45), a magazine that is great for beginner crocheters. Their designs are always really easy to follow and there is a range of levels and projects to get involved with. The bunting is made up of granny square triangles using double knit yarn, I followed the pattern but added my own twist and steps in certain areas, so here's how I made this crocheted bunting...


Thursday, 15 September 2016

Lifestyle | Autumn Bucket List GOMO

So you have all heard of FOMO (fear of missing out) well this autumn say hey to GOMO (go out more often)! Eventbrite have challenged me to write an autumn bucket list to encourage everyone to GOMO this coming season! Check out their event planning tool here...

I am always up for experiencing something new and making memories, so here are my suggestions for making sure this autumn is one to remember!

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