Christmas 2017 – Meet The Maker: Annie’s Little Art Room

Last weekend we shared with you all, the first of our Christmas 2017 meet the makers blog posted located here.  We will be supporting a number of small business leading up to Christmas through our blog and Instagram account. This weekend, we have the pleasure of welcoming Annie Rudkin, as this weekends Christmas meet the maker. …

Blog Tour: The Woolly Hat Knitting Club by Poppy Dolan

It’s a crisp autumn morning here, the type of morning where sitting down in front of a cosy fire with a good book and a hot chocolate.  Today sees the second of our blog tours with Canelo – “The Woolly Hat Knitting Club” written by Poppy Dolan. We are excited to be taking part, and…

Winifred and Gladys – Our Etsy Shop

Say “Hello” to  Winifred & Gladys Copyright: Winifred & Gladys Winifred and Gladys is the online shop of Serendipity Loves, we are based in Wales and sell affordable “bits and bobs” for the home, you and gifts for others.  All our items are handmade by ourselves and can currently be found in our ETSY store…

Throws, Throws, Throws

Crochet  We’ve been busy completing several crochet work in progress, we have had on the go and in the stash for sometime.  The first is the white cotton blanket. We had originally intended to make the Byhaffner blanket. Love this pattern and how it forms diamond shapes when joined.  After making four squares which took…

Christmas Wreath Making

We have spent the morning attending a wreath making workshop.  With allergies to pine needles, and anticipation of what the end result would look like we started the day.  Firstly with Willow, which we (not without a few incidents) wrapped around in a circle. The first few strands were difficult… And yes, we accidentally whipped…

November 19th – Christmas Crafts

We’ve not blogged for awhile – apology. The autumn/winter viruses are kicking in. We’ve almost kicked them into touch now!  Hopefully we will get a breather from them for a week or two. Tomorrow, we are off to a Christmas Quilting Workshop. We will of course blog about our experience and our makes.  We also…

Handmade Christmas Decorations #1 – Angels

Christmas 2015: Angels and Fairy Lights Hark the Herald Angels Sing…. We love Christmas and the preparations that take place.  We love our handmade Christmas Decorations and this year we have been working on a number of Christmas Decorations to share with you.   We have a number of crafts across the Serendipity Family –…

Bonfire Night 2015

Remember, Remember the 5th of November! Better known to our UK Blog readers as Bonfire Night.  The traditions over the years have become – bonfires, fireworks, warm soup and crusty bread.  Oh and maybe, just maybe, a cup of hot chocolate with extra cream and marshmallows. We have many stories of celebrations over the years,…