How to – Sewn Envelopes for Gift Tickets

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I love to give tickets as a gift. Whether it’s a concert, cinema or theatre trip, giving an event to look forward to is a great present! However, they don’t look that impressive and aren’t very exciting to open. Until now! Keep reading to find out how to make sewn envelopes for gift tickets. YouRead more

Review – DIY Watercolor Flowers by Marie Boudon

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Watercolours are so popular right now, but they can be tricky to use. Luckily I’ve been reading a great how-to book; DIY Watercolor Flowers by Marie Boudon. Marie has an amazingly colourful blog all about watercolours and how to use them however, it’s in French. Luckily for me, her book also has an English version!Read more

How to – Miniature Handbag

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I was reading about a new trend that was seen at Paris fashion week that’s absolutely ridiculous – the teeny, tiny, miniature handbag! At first the bags were sent out as the invitation to the show – a great idea! But now the company is making them to sell. You could invest in a JacquemusRead more

Mother’s Day Gift Guide – For Craft Loving Mums

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It’s Mother’s Day here in the UK on 31st March! To help you prepare this year, I’ve rounded up my favourite gifts for craft loving Mums from Etsy. I love buying presents off of Etsy, as not only are you supporting creative small businesses, but now it’s a green option! Etsy has become ‘The firstRead more

Review – Hashtag Authentic by Sara Tasker

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I’ve really been enjoying Instagram lately. I follow a lot of crochet and crafts accounts and love seeing how creative everyone is. There’s loads of information out there about how to grow your followers, but a lot of it seems very corporate. Cue a new book – Hashtag Authentic by Sara Tasker. I’ve been havingRead more

Crafting for a Cause – Knitting & Crochet

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Sometimes, you want to knit or crochet something, but you don’t have a project in mind. Or, you’ve got a whole stash of wools that you’ve promised not to add to until you’ve used some up. How about putting your talents and supplies to good use by crafting for charity? I’ve gathered up a listRead more

Valentine Gift Ideas For Crafters

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Whether you’re celebrating Galentines or Valentines day, this list has you covered. Forget flowers and chocolate, if you have a crafter to buy for, get them something they’ll love as much as you love them! Love Knitting Pin ยฃ8 – Crafty Pinup This super cool pin is so adorable. It’s perfect for the knitter youRead more

Review – The New Color Mixing Companion by Josie Lewis

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One of my new years resolutions is to do more painting and drawing. Playing around with coloured paint is a great way to start! Luckily I’ve been reading The New Color Mixing Companion by Josie Lewis. Keep reading to find out what’s inside and how it’s helped to kick start my creativity. What’s it about?:Read more

How to – Rocky Road Snowballs

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One of the things I look forward to most at Christmas is the food! In my house our favourite is these Rocky Road Snowballs. They’re filled with festive cranberries, shortbread and marshmallows. I like mine covered in coconut, but if you don’t like coconut, just leave it off! You will need: 75g Dried cranberries 50mlRead more