Rose Hurles Art #Ad

Ad: Gifted – This item was gifted to me in exchange for a review but all words and thoughts are my own. I came across these wonderful prints and cards from Rose Hurles Art recently and as Christmas is approaching I thought I’d share with you all as they’d make perfect gifts. I was more … Continue reading Rose Hurles Art #Ad

Halloween Pumpkin Art & Crafts

A collection of arts and crafts based on pumpkin designs - from street art to line drawings, pumpkin carvings to painted stones and lots more.

Days Out & Travel in the UK at Tea and Cake for the Soul

We love to travel in the USA but also enjoy days out or an overnight stay in the UK too. We have so many wonderful beaches, countryside and historical cities to explore. Here are links to all the posts that I have written so far that come in the Days Out & Travel UK category. … Continue reading Days Out & Travel in the UK at Tea and Cake for the Soul

Upcycled Art and Sculptures

Earlier in the year, I visited Broomhill Sculpture Gardens having passed it quite by chance on the way to the beach whilst staying near Woolacombe for the weekend. This location is a great spot for photography, walking and general relaxation. There are hundreds of sculptures in various mediums but the upcycled ones strike a chord with me.  I … Continue reading Upcycled Art and Sculptures

Free & Cheap Things to Do in San Diego – Art Walk Liberty Station

I love art and I love free things to do whilst on holiday so when I discovered that Art Walk was happening at Liberty Station, San Diego I was extremely excited, as it coincided perfectly with my road trip in August. This is a free attraction where 100s of artists display their work in the … Continue reading Free & Cheap Things to Do in San Diego – Art Walk Liberty Station

Beware of the Trolls – Poems from Simply Modern Life by Claire Baldry

Today I am very pleased to share a poem with you entitled Beware of the Trolls from the new book Simply Modern Life by author Claire Baldry. With the exception of children’s books, I haven’t read any poetry since school and I must say it was such a refreshing change. This book is full of … Continue reading Beware of the Trolls – Poems from Simply Modern Life by Claire Baldry

Mother Punk – Upcycling Musical Instruments for Art

Following on from my features of how to upcycle music memorabilia into art, I would like to share some of the wonderful upcycling creations from my friend Suzanne Reddington aka Mother Punk. Suzanne is artistic by nature and comes from a family of musicians and music lovers. She has shared many of her projects with … Continue reading Mother Punk – Upcycling Musical Instruments for Art

Free and Cheap Things to do in Devon – Broomhill Sculpture Gardens

We recently had the pleasure of visiting North Devon for a wedding and decided to make a weekend of it.  As a child, I spent many family holidays in Woolacombe and visited there several times in adult life too so we were keen to return. We chose to stay in Barnstable as it was in … Continue reading Free and Cheap Things to do in Devon – Broomhill Sculpture Gardens

DIY Alternatives to Sending Christmas Cards

I will be honest, I absolutely hate writing out Christmas cards and find it a chore rather than a spreading of joy and cheer. A few years back, it started to become quite popular to not send Christmas cards and make a donation to charity instead. That is great but it didn’t seem right somehow … Continue reading DIY Alternatives to Sending Christmas Cards