Review – Perfectly Mindful Origami by Mark Bolitho

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It’s time for another book review. This time is a book that combines mindfulness and origami, two of my favourite things! Perfectly Mindful Origami by Mark Bolitho teaches us how to make beautiful models of zodiac signs with a mindful twist. So if you think that sounds good, keep reading to find out more! What’sRead more

How to – Upcycled Envelope Notebook

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On Twitter there are loads of really fun group chats about all sorts of topics. I take part in #CraftBlogClub every Tuesday at 8pm GMT. Every so often #CraftBlogClub set a fun challenge for us to take part in, this time it’s ‘Upcycling’ So, taking inspiration from the theme, I decided to use up myRead more

How to tutorial – St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Brooch

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St. Patrick’s day is coming up which makes me think of my Granny. She was Irish and would always wear a big bunch of shamrock on her coat on St. Patrick’s day. The little version of me always wondered why she was wearing a bunch of parsley! Now I know better and not being ableRead more

Review – Origami Dragons by Tom Stamm

Review - Origami Dragons by Tom Stamm

Do you like origami? Do you like dragons? Well I have found the perfect book for you! Origami Dragons by Tom Stamm. What’s it about?: This little book is less than 40 pages long but it contains 6 different origami dragons. They are all designed by Tom Stamm and JC Nolan who also designed theRead more

How to tutorial – Easy Yearly Journal

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Do you like the idea of journaling but are too lazy/lacking in will power to write it up everyday? Me too! For the past few years I’ve made myself a really easy journal that takes seconds to fill each day. It’s based on this Instructables tutorial by Faitmain-Faitcoeur. This journal doesn’t require any writing or deepRead more

Review – Cosmic Shimmer Pixie Powder

One thing I love about visiting craft supply shows is that you always find something different. I recently bought some Cosmic Shimmer Pixie Powder in the colour Firework. Pixie Powder comes in a small plastic bottle a bit like a glitter glue. The product itself is a mix of different coloured dye and mica powders,Read more

How-to Tutorial – Woven Ribbon Gift Wrapping

How-to Tutorial Woven Ribbon Gift Wrap

Lets be honest, wrapping gifts is kind of boring! Here’s a quick tutorial on how to wrap your gifts without the use of tape, just using paper and ribbon. So if you want to give your wrapping skills a bit of a workout, just follow along and make your own ribbon gift wrap. You willRead more

How-to Tutorial – Cupcake Birthday Card

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If you need to make a colourful birthday card in a hurry, why not try making this quick and easy Cupcake Birthday Card. You will need: One blank kraft card and envelope Various colourful patterned papers Inkssentials Clear 3D Glossy Accents glue A metal paperclip Coloured bugle beads Gluestick Stickles Star Dust Glitter Glue Scissors Clear sticky tapeRead more