How to photograph crochet

how to photograph crochet

This post contains affiliate links Selling your hand crafts online is totally different to selling in a physical shop or craft stall. Your buyers don’t have anything to touch, hold and examine. How do they … Read more

Hope and the need for rain


This is not my usual crafty post, but something that I’ve been pondering on lately. We need rain. Cape Town is currently experiencing the worst drought that it has seen in several decades. The city has … Read more

It’s a new year!

green Thoresby Cottage logo

Hello and happy (belated!) New Year. How is it 2017 already? Not only 2017, but half way through February?? Yikes! The little baby I posted about last year… he’s nearly 9 months old and starting … Read more

Christmas gift wrapping ideas

Gift wrap ideas

I love wrapping gifts at Christmas time. And it doesn’t have to be an expensive task to make your gifts look spectacular. Have a look below for some of my favourite, quick and easy Christmas … Read more

8 tips for crocheting amigurumi

Tips for crocheting amigurumi

This post contains affiliate links. So you want to start crocheting adorable amigurumi but not quite sure where to start? Here are some amigurumi tips to help you get going! 1. Master the magic ring … Read more