Mental Health This topic is very important for me to talk about here on the Blog. I know I'm not alone in my suffering and it's in my struggles that I found the love of creating, specifically, knitting! You guessed it, I battle my mental health! No, not just a few bad days here or there. I suffer with both depression and anxiety and have done for as long as I can remember; I just didn't know it until I was in my mid to late twenties. Boy do I wish I'd figured it out earlier! Hindsight is … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons To Try Knitting For Your Mental Health
Introduction - Five Minute Farmhouse DIY Tutorial Today I'm going to show you how I transformed three different styles of wicker baskets, two were bargain thrift store finds, and the other was gifted to me in my daughters 'Baby Sprinkle' just after she was born, full of beautiful gifts! You can transform one in less than five minutes with this technique. *This post contains affiliate links* The Method - Five Minute DIY Tutorial This method is so easy and efficient - anyone can do … [Read more...] about Transform A Thrift Store Wicker Basket In Just Five Minutes!
Introduction Hi, my name's Laurie and I am a thirty something year old wife to Simon and mama to our three beautiful children, two boys and a girl. We live on the South East Coast of Queensland, Australia, since emigrating here from the UK almost a decade ago. Not A Farmhouse I created this space as a way to share my love of farmhouse style decor, provide others with DIY tutorials and knitting patterns for you and your home. Some Random Facts About Me In no … [Read more...] about Not A Farmhouse – The Writers Story