Homemade Crafts

Local Craftspeople

by | 3rd April 2018

We enjoy supporting local handmade crafts and have become friends with several of these local entrepreneurs. We decided to create a theme for each of our huts and each hut has been decorated with may unique items. On walking up to each, you will see the name of the hut on these fabulous signs by […]

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Friendship Bracelets

by | 4th March 2018

Search the internet for the phrase ‘friendship bracelets’ and you get many different bracelets designed using different materials (silver, beads, yarn etc). For me though, I grew up in an era where the craze was to create bracelets using yarn. My nan used to knit and grandad used to make latch hook rugs, so I […]

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The Art of Crochet

by | 4th March 2018

Crochet is a wonderful and slightly addictive craft that creates materials using a wide variety of thread and one crochet hook (often mistaken for knitting, that uses two needles). Even Queen Victoria crocheted, which included eight handcrafted scarves which she presented to eight outstanding men that were in the Second Boer War. I believe some […]

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A Beekeeper

by | 4th March 2018

In 2016, I joined the Longford bee keepers’ association and what started out as a way to meet new people and a vague intention to keep bees finally saw me take the plunge and come into possession of a new colony that quickly went from strength to strength, eventually providing me with six jars of […]

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Kilnashee,
Drumlish,
Longford.
N39 FW63,
Ireland.