I created this fancy number to give to the husband as my 2nd wedding anniversary gift. I secretly knew I would appreciate this much more than he would, I also knew my hallway would look that lil' bit cuter coz of it too! The husband of course is blissfully unaware of my crafty tactics! 2nd … Continue reading Spooning since – gift idea
I had one of those decisions to make last week; to finish some of the crafty projects I’ve already begun or make that list longer and start a new one… I chose the latter. It’s just too excitingly easy to start something new 🙂 I kept all the corks from our wedding day and they … Continue reading More wine?!
I've been up to some creative mischief recently, I wanted to make something that reminds me of when all my buddy's birthdays are. Had a lil google for ideas and found the perfect solution which now proudly hangs in my hallway! I went to a timber shop to get some MDF cut, a long rectangle … Continue reading Handy birthday reminder
A nice way to personalise the love this crimbo... Hand made cards. Love this design and it's so simple! A few fingerprints and an ink pad and you can really go to town! I added some washi tape for a decorative touch too et voila!
Today's prezzie idea is simple but a thoughtful one. Find your favourite verse or quote that applies to the person you're giving it to, then fill up a frame with it using alphabet stickers. I found some decorative paper in the depths of my craft box, cut it to match the shape of the frame … Continue reading Gift idea – Personalised Frame
Bring back letter writing and make this little kit filled with lots of love and decorative letter paper for a loved one. You'll need 2 sheets of A4 card, take one and lightly score 2 parallel lines where the cover of your book will fold. I made it to have a spine of about 1 … Continue reading Gift idea – Letter Writing Kit
This gift is great for chocolate lovers everywhere! Homemade chocolate spread or Nutella as some know it ! Homemade gifts always show a value you just can't get in shops - time. I personally love receiving homemade gifts! For this one I found a gorgeous recipe at http://www.ohnuts.com/blog/homemade-nutella-recipe It's fairly simple to make and yummy … Continue reading Gift idea – Homemade Nutella
We're so happy with our Advent Calendar Tree - the daily treats taste yummy, its added some Christmas decor to the room and our crafty paws were in their element making it! We made mini cocoa gingerbread biscuits, decorated them with the numbers and wrapped each one in cellophane. We bought the tree from hobbycraft.co.uk … Continue reading Advent calendar tree
I've been busy with a few homemade projects this week. My latest crafty adventure... Homemade hopscotch! Do you remember playing that game in the playground?! Well I'm recreating an inside version for my niece's birthday - British weather is far too unreliable to play this game outside! I was inspired by the http://www.tipjunkie.com blog (which … Continue reading Homemade hopscotch – for playing inside 🙂
If you love travelling this one's for you - a crafty way to capture all the holidays you've treated yourself to in a glance! I bought a cheapy canvas and covered it in a shabby wallpaper to give it the effect of a wooden fence post. I then sourced a cork map of the world, … Continue reading Capturing your travel memories
I was given this totes adorbs gift for Valentine's by one of my true besties - my mama bear! She knitted each heart and sewed them on to a patterned ribbon and added a bow. All done with her very own little paws! This is another alternative to bunting and this style looks great on … Continue reading Knitted with love
I couldn't believe my peepers when I was reading one of the latest wedding magazines... I was casually browsing, turned the page to see an advert for a product I made last year which I blogged back in the summer! Anyone remember the frame I made for one of my besties who's a teacher? I … Continue reading Look what I saw…
Why not mix it up a bit at Christmas and make Christmas card bunting for your family. It will be the prettiest card on the mantlepiece! I made one for my niece who is 2 who probably still doesn't understand the concept of Christmas cards! This idea's great for kids. Cut out the letters of … Continue reading Christmas cards for kids!
Decorate the table this Christmas with candy canes! An edible informative sign which can't be a bad thing! Stick three candy canes together with cello-tape, so the curved canes are all going out at different angles. Next add some pretty lace or ribbon and tie a bow on top of the cello-tape. I designed on … Continue reading Candy cane name cards
We had a busy weekend designing the beginning of our personalised bunting range. I always loved the thought of turning hessian into bunting, it's such a vintage look. We're taking orders for weddings and events, available to purchase or if you're trying to save pennies why not hire?! Message us for deets! Little note for … Continue reading Personalised hessian bunting
It was my 6 month wedding anniversary this week... on top of reminiscing about the lovey slushy stuff.... I was taken back to the moment when I asked the girls if they fancied a mission.... 'Will you be my bridesmaid?!' Being the creative soul that I am, this question involved some scissors, decorative paper and … Continue reading Will you be my bridesmaid??
Hearty's doing somersaults right now! Loving our new Love Heart Garland 🙂 We bought a variety of material, cut out heart shapes, sewed around the edge, leaving a 2cm gap at the top and filled with stuffing. Embroidered the gap closed and used parcel string to sew them to thicker parcel string to hang them … Continue reading Love heart garland
I'm not sure how I inherited such a ghastly and boring piece of furniture but I know a lil' bitta' love and care usually leads to miracles 🙂 So I researched around on google for the type of shabby look I wanted and then it happened... I turned my garden into a painters nightmare... Paint … Continue reading Shabby chic dresser makeover
I haven't been this happy to be woken up early on a Saturday morning by the door bell... I raced downstairs and slightly overwhelmed the postman with the sight which greeted him... Bed hair, no make up and rather excitable in nature! There was no way I would miss him! He handed over the goods … Continue reading Postman scores again!
There are lots of times in the year when I just want to tell my bestie's I love them, Just because! So I bought a few 7 day pill boxes from ebay and filled them with my chummys favourite sweeties and stuck alphabet letters on top! Pop it in the post and heyyyy, you've helped … Continue reading Love you lots like jelly tots