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Monthly Reviews

My regular end of the month round-ups with links, reviews and more.

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    March Round Up

    Goodbye March! You were very long but mostly fun. Fave 5 from the blog Birthday trip to Edinburgh What’s on my Springtime mantelpiece Society6 notebook review Sewing a felt daffodil brooch How To: Make…

  • february 2017
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    February Round Up

    Goodbye February! You were very productive but I’m ready for signs of springtime. Fave 5 from the blog My first paper cutting tutorial – make a Pancake card An update on how I’m…

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    January Round Up

    Feels weird to be doing these without my monthly wallpapers! Instead here’s a Mt Fuji graphic I made for my portfolio site. Fave 5 from the blog My New iPad & Apple Pencil…

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    December Round Up

    I was going to skip this as it’s a bit late now but my Feedly is filling up with saved links so I’ll just do a quick one. Fave 5 4 from…

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    November Round Up

    Goodbye November! You were very busy and involved a lot of tedious technical stuff with web hosting and domains so blogging suffered a lot. Fave 5 2 from the blog Penny Black Christmas Window My…

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    October Round Up

    Goodbye October! You were quite cold. Sorry for the downtime recently and lack of posts. It’s sad how much I missed blogging for a whole week! Fave 5 from the blog Two days…

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    September Round Up

    Goodbye September! You were quite a whirlwind of travel and work. Fave 5 from the blog Looking back at 9 years of Asking For Trouble products Stitching up Mt Fuji in sashiko My…

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    August Round Up

    Goodbye August! You were quite fun. Fave 5 from the blog My visit to Usagito bunny cafe in Japan My adventures in sashiko stitching Making a frame for my enamel pin collection Pt…

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    July Round Up

    Goodbye July! You were not very summery. Fave 5 from the blog Overview of my Japan trip with helpful information All the souvenir stamps I collected in Japan Sewing a bunny cross stitch…

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    May & June Round Up

    Lots to catch up on! I’m also moving these monthly posts to the beginning of the next month because I write my books and TV lists on li.st now. Fave 5 from the…

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    April Round Up

    Goodbye April! Now it’s almost time for GOING TO JAPAN. Fave 5 from the blog My long weekend Up North Designing a rug How to plan your Japan trip using my new guide Recent…

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    March Round Up

    Goodbye March! You were quite fun, but I’m very ready for April. Fave 5 3 from the blog in March Planning For Japan: 2 Months to Go Birthday Wish List Blog Design Update New Stuff…