knotty sister

Have you noticed the increasing popularity of lots of handicrafts that were favourites in the past, and are now making a resurgence? Crochet, knitting, weaving and macrame are all back in a big way. On a recent visit to my sister’s home, she showed me her latest creative endeavour. She has been teaching herself macrame, and produced this lovely piece for her home:
I love it and think it looks so good, with the cream rope against the blue wall of this nook in the entryway.
She made up the design herself by looking up various knots on the internet and in books, and incorporated some various threads and bits and pieces to make it uniquely her own.
Nice one, Amanda!
And a visit to her home isn’t complete without a look at Mark’s garden:
Now, I have to get back to quilting!