Halloween horrors.

If you are stuck for things to do and have exhausted the pumpkin carving and long for something that isn’t going to rot and get stinky then this might be just the project for you. All you need is a piece of card, such as a cereal box, newspaper, PVA and paint (cheap and simple!) […]

Spring inspiration.

While collecting some reclaimed odds and ends we came across a box of springs. I was instantly drawn to them and for some reason springs make me smile ( I’m not sure if I’m on my own with this but I think they have a certain comedy value to them ) so we decided that […]

Now Open!

Foxgloves & Feathers is now officially open for business! Its been hard work and a great learning experience getting there. There have been problems along the way due to technicalities, ignorance and optimism but we are finally here (a day late but here none the less!) Our first launch is all about felt so please […]


In need of inspiration!

Having a blogging blockage so off to the beach to collect driftwood and other interesting stuff. I will get back to you when I return (hopefully I might have something interesting to say by then) I have currently lost the power of spelling and doing anything else even vaguely useful. Argggh! Well that was certainly […]


What’s the craic in Ireland!

I have been staying in Ireland with my sister Sara and Mollie, the beautiful golden retriever puppy. We have been on lots of country walks in Co Dublin. Much of our time has been spent contemplating the beautiful views of the Dublin mountains and I would be lying if I didn’t admit I had sampled the […]



This is my first blog post and the official launch of my website Foxgloves and Feathers. I am very excited! I first and foremost have to say thank you to my sister Sara who has helped immensely in setting up the website itself and getting me organised. I am currently working hard in order to launch […]