Monday, 19 January 2015

Poppies from the Tower of London

Hello, Crafters.

I'm really pleased 
to say that 
Saturday's snow 
stopped almost as 
soon as it started!

Also on Saturday, 
I was so excited 
when the four poppies 
I'd ordered from the 
Tower of London 
Sea of Blood 
Memorial arrived. 

As well as one for 
myself, I also 
bought one each 
for my three 
as a reminder 
that 888,246 men 
lost their lives 
during WW1 
fighting for our 

Each poppy came 
in its own box with 
the stem and fittings, 
together with 
instructions on how 
to put them together. 

Also in the box I found 
a commemorative 
booklet and a 
guaranteeing their 

I checked all four 
boxes to make sure 
there wasn't anything 
missing or broken 
and was quite 
surprised to see that there were two quite different kinds of red used for the poppies. I think you can see the difference in the photographs here.

Until tomorrow, happy crafting.


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