A Little Bit of Sparkle

Wild Daffodil is running a monthly photo challenge, I’m a week late with this one as it’s meant to be the first Tuesday of each month! We’re given one word as a theme for our photos. This month it’s…


Everyone needs a little sparkle in their lives…

A cross-stitch holly humbug decoration on our Christmas tree

Holly Humbug gorgeous cross-stitch decoration

A sparkle on our Christmas cake  We’ve just finished eating ours, together with the truckle of Wensleydale cheese , Christmas cake and wensleydale cheese is lovely together!

Decoarting Christmas Cakes

On Sunday we had a bit of frost, giving a touch of sparkle to the garden

Frosty morning

On Monday we had a lot more frost and the garden looked beautiful if rather cold!

Frosty morning

A shisha mirror and beads sparkle with metallic thread in this embroidery of stars

A glisten of sunshine on Ullswater.

If you have some sparkle to share, just link up with Wild Daffodil 🙂

About craftycreeky

I live in a busy market town in Yorkshire with my husband, kids, dogs and chickens. I love trying new crafts, rediscovering old ones, gardening, walking...anything creative really I started this blog after my New Year resolution worked so well. My resolution (the first one I've ever kept!) was to post a photograph of my garden on Facebook every day. My hope was that I would then see what was good in the garden and not just weeds and work, which was my tendency. The unexpected side-effect was that I have enjoyed many more hours in the garden. I am hoping that 'The Crafty Creek' will have the same effect. Happy creating!
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20 Responses to A Little Bit of Sparkle

  1. Oh I do LOVE all your wonderful Sparkles, thank you for sharing just a gorgeous variety. Don’t worry about being later than the first Tuesday – all links are welcome. ❤

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  2. nanacathy2 says:

    What a lovely garden, I do so like the duck.Tthe cake is pretty, are those real roses or did you make them?

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  3. Donnalee says:

    What a gorgeous range of photos! Thanks for sharing them–

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  4. The duck in your garden looks gorgeous. As does ullswater

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  5. kathyreeves says:

    Good for you! I am still trying to get my act together, so am waiting for February. 😄 Love those sparkling photos!

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  6. anne54 says:

    We all need some sparkle in our lives ~ thanks for adding some to my morning. The last photo, the sparkling water of Ullswater is stunning.

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  7. CurlsnSkirls says:

    Lovely to see the garden this time of year – thank you!

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  8. Kate says:

    Those are beautiful photos!

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  9. tinaor says:

    Your frosty pic looks lovely – a different take on ‘sparkle’ – very nice.

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