Sunday, November 25, 2012

Don't go near them......Why?

This morning I took my dogs out for their morning walk and heard a grandfather tell his grandchildren not to go near us as the dogs will eat them! This is not the first time that I have heard this and every time I do it makes me sad.

Is it any wonder that when people who are responsible for the upbringing of their children teach them that if they do something that they shouldn't a dog will eat them, these children often grow up into adults who are afraid of dogs and for no real reason.

Of course children should not go rushing off to pet all the dogs that they see in the street - we do hear of terrible accidents happening of children getting mauled by dogs but there are other ways to rein in your children!

 

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Taking the plunge.....

Well, after much deliberating and despite the fact that I started my website nearly two years ago, it's taken me until now to finally take the plunge and start a blog where I can rave about my passion for decoupage, crafting and other things besides....

Recently I was accepted as a new member of Decoupage Artists Worldwide (DAW)
http://www.decoupage.org/en/classic-decoupage-gallery

Becoming a member of DAW has further opened my eyes to what an amazingly beautiful art decoupage is and introduced me and brought me into contact with some of the greatest decoupage artists in the world.

I'm thrilled to be a member and I've just realized how much I still have to learn.

If you love decoupage then please check out their website http://www.decoupage.org/