Maddy's 3 words 2024

Happy 2024! My three words for this year are…

Hi, dear Readers! Firstly, Happy New Year! May 2024 be a good year for us all! I was so busy in December that I didn’t have a chance to post...

Maddy's Crochet Curios

New Crochet Curios & Art by Max in the shop!

YAY! The shop is finally up and running for my Crochet Creations & Curios and Art by Max! You’ll find all of my ebooks to date in Maddy’s books, my...

Kelvin’s Kindlounge joins the MCU!

A snapshot of Kelvin's mind

Lavender Wands

Make some Lavender Wands! Spring has sprung!

Apart from the hay fever, it’s lovely to see the garden beginning to bloom again after a long winter. Time to sit in the gentle sunshine and make Lavender Wands!...

Lavender, Lemon & Mandarin Infused Vinegar

Lavender, Lemon & Mandarin Infused Vinegar

Hiya all, Thought I would share my quick and easy recipe for Infused vinegars with you. They are cheap, take very little effort to make and look fantastic on the...

Mums favourite books

Maddy’s Books icon stack & What three books would I bring if stranded on a desert island?

Hiya all, One of my new readers emailed me the other day, asking what are the books in Maddy’s Books icon and to name three books I would want with...

Crochet hugs

Crochet Pocket Hug Pattern!

Looking for an easy free crochet pattern perfect for creating a random act of crochet kindness? Here’s my pattern for a heartwarming Pocket Hug! These cute little hugs are great...

Bluebird brooch in Smorgasbord by Mrs Mac - crochet by Maddy Newman

Whimsical crochet creations … coming soon to the shop!

Here’s a sneak peek of one of my Crazy Cupcakes and the beautiful Bluebird of Happiness brooch, which was made by Mrs Mac in Smorgasbord. These are just two of...

My three words - 2023

Merry New Year!

new years resolution, three words to focus on.

Christmas Ham is the best!

Hi readers, I wanted to share my Christmas Ham recipe with you. The photo is dreadful, but you’ll get the idea!!! Tradition in my house is to cook the ham...