It’s elderflower season guys! Did you know this stuff grows in the wild in so many public places across the UK for about 4-6 weeks of the year. And it comes back again every year. Something we trrrry to do is go on an elderflower foraging hunt at this time of year. We come back … Continue reading Fancy a free elderflower foraging hunt?
If you’re looking for Christmas gift ideas this year, here’s a little guide we’ve put together of gifts sourced from small and local companies. It’s been a tough year to navigate on all fronts. From a retail perspective, being a small business owner, it’s been a challenging time. There are so many small businesses out … Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas From Small Businesses
Here's a lovely moving house gift idea I made recently for a family who moved to St. Louis in the States, last month. This gift idea is ideal for people moving somewhere new. It's a year of day out ideas to help them get to know their new local neighbourhood. I scoured the internet for … Continue reading Moving House Gift Idea
If you’re looking for a face mask for a special occasion, we might just have something for you. With face masks becoming the crazy new normal, it’s completely going to change people’s photo albums for weddings and parties. So imagine this, you’re heading to your best mates wedding, you've had your hair done, you've got … Continue reading Need a face mask for a special occasion?
Want a SUPER simple bake-less cake recipe that will make the perfect dessert for any celebration? Read on 🙂 I celebrated my birthday recently and it's a tradition in our house for the mama bear to make us all a handmade cake, usually in a creative, quirky fun design. This year was quite an impressive … Continue reading An Epic Bake-Less Cake Recipe
This is a thoughtful handmade gift idea for a new mum or expecting mama. Perfect if you're wondering what to get someone. Inspired from a gift I received when I was pregnant, I wanted to write little letters to my bump of all the things I was thinking and dreaming for him. My pregnancy was … Continue reading Handmade Gift Idea For Mamas-To-Be
To date, as a business we have always tried to shop small and source our stock and supplies from small independents or fair trade organisations. But as part of the continued conversation about diversity, one of the things we can do as a company is to be mindful about the businesses we buy from. One … Continue reading Diversifying Our Shopping Habits
We’ve introduced a crochet kit which could make the perfect gift for the crochet lovers out there. This fun crochet kit comes with everything you need to have a relaxing evening, creating a trio of colourful handmade wash cloths. This easy crocheting project comes with all the supplies to crochet three 16cm square dish cloths … Continue reading Give the gift of creativity with our new crochet kit
The best gifts are handmade and this one’s an easy one for anyone to make. You’ll need a plain mug which you can pick up from most homeware shops, a few coloured sharpie pens and a packet of alphabet stickers, both can be purchased from Hobbycraft or a general Craft Store. If you’re gifting this … Continue reading A Handmade Cuppa Tea Gift Idea
Looking for an anniversary gift idea? This creative make could be the one. 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 … Continue reading Anniversary Gift Idea – Spooning Since…
Do you like decorating your home with handmade goodies? This is a creative make for any wine loving enthusiasts. 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 … Continue reading Decorate your home with a wine themed DIY make
Do you always forget people's birthdays? This might help you in your home to always remember people's birthdays. I saw this idea over on pinterest and wanted to give it a go. Now this perfect solution proudly hangs in my hallway! I went to a local timber shop to get some MDF cut with the … Continue reading Always remember people’s birthdays with this handmade reminder
Looking for handmade gift ideas? This 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 using alphabet stickers. I found some decorative paper in the depths of my craft box, cut it to match the shape … Continue reading Handmade Gift idea – A Personalised Frame
If you're looking for a handmade gift idea, here's one for a friend or loved one. Do you like receiving happy mail? Me too, I've been given a few packs of beautiful postcards and notelets which I can now send to some of my friends when I want to say hello, or thank you in … Continue reading Looking for a handmade gift idea? What about this?
Nutella gift ideas are great for chocolate lovers, and this one's a goodie... Homemade chocolate spread or Nutella as some know it! Yummy. Homemade gifts always show a value you just can't get in shops - time. I personally love receiving homemade gifts. For this I found a gorgeous recipe at Oh Nuts. It's fairly … Continue reading Know a Nutella Lover? They’d love this Nutella gift idea
This gift idea for families is a thoughtful handmade touch great for Christmas or new baby announcements. This great prezzie is a personalised frame filled with all their names scrabble style! Firstly draw out your design on paper to check all the families names link up and then buy all the letters you need. My … Continue reading A great gift idea for families
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
Nappy cake designs! Here they are, we've made a fair few, so I thought I'd save some of our favourite designs all in one place. I've also included a tutorial of how I made my first ever one. If you're looking to try making a creative gift for the next baby shower you attend, this … Continue reading Nappy Cake Designs Ideas and Inspiration
Looking for things to do with the kids? This ‘no sew‘ creative project will keep the children entertained for an hour at least! Plus if they’re old enough to help make it, even better! Homemade hopscotch! Do you remember playing that game in the playground?! Well I recreated an inside version for my niece's birthday … Continue reading Things to do with kids -Homemade hopscotch – for 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