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Quote Me Tuesday: simple pleasures

Creative avoidance

Lori Danelle, Fingerprint paper cut 2010

This weeks Quote Me Tuesday comes from a blog I regularly read and love, a site I tend to visit during those snatched mid afternoon breaks on those occasions when my brain decides that creative input is required…… perfect for sipping a coffee and nibbling a sweet treat!.

I have a personal obsession with paper crafts so was instantly drawn to the topic of the latest post, highlighting the beautifully executed work of Lori Danelle.

To view the post in full, visit and enjoy the fabulous posts this little blog has to offer.

Wired inspired

It has been a rather wet and grey week in Liverpool, in fact, it has been this way for nearly all of July so finding a little creative spark has been somewhat of challenge!  However, inspiration finally struck coming in the unlikely form of some little pieces of twisty wire – found during a very wet evening spent clearing the ‘make, do & mend’ chest of drawers.  My drawers by the way are packed with those seemingly strange bits and bobs which get reinvented into cards, gift wrapping and just about any crafty project I can muster!

As with all these kind of chores, the welcome diversion of shiny objects never fails to excite and inspire me and I found myself absent-mindedly twisting the wire around my finger.  Unable to resist that good old creative urge, I abandoned the task in hand and instead got to work creating a twisty wire ring, well two actually!  My poor old drawers are still in a sorry state but I love the new rings so I thought I would share some pics…….