For anyone toying with the idea about going self-employed, I wrote an article for the Metroland Magazine which was published this month: Making The Leap To Self-Employed It shares our story, background, and how we’ve got to where we are now as a little business trying to spread some creative cheer in the world! I … Continue reading Making The Leap To Self- Employed
At the beginning of the year we hosted 'How To Make A Vision Board' Workshops helping people get intentional about the year ahead. Writing this at the beginning of lockdown 2020, the sessions took place just over 10 weeks ago and in that time, the world has dramatically changed. I don’t think any of us … Continue reading How To Make A Vision Board
To celebrate our 7th birthday we’ve made a beautiful printable for you to make and use at home, either for celebrations, as gifts, or decorations for the home. All you'll need: string, a hole punch and some scissors. Print out this floral bunting by clicking on the link below. You'll find the first few pages … Continue reading Free bunting for all
OK I’ll admit it, I’m a hoarder, and this must be a genetic thing coz everyone in my family is one too. You just never know when you might need that cute packaging/ quirky looking bottle/ or useful can that coffee came in 🙈But this fortunate (or unfortunate - depending how you look at it!) … Continue reading Save our planet
We’ve been invited by the lovely Village Green Pub in Muswell Hill, N10, to host a block printing party at their opening launch party. The pub is hosting a whole range of activities over the weekend to celebrate the new bar opening. We’ll be block printing tea towels on Saturday 7th March from 2.30pm. There … Continue reading Block Printing Party – everyone welcome!
A pallet project idea, turning your trash into treasure with this upcycling adventure. If you're looking for small garden solutions, a way to make your balcony a little greener or ways to add a bit of decorative flair to your garden, why not try out this pallet project upcycling adventure. I'm always on the prowl … Continue reading How to turn trash into treasure
The perfect handmade gift for any chocolate fan! A mini parcel filled with all the ingredients you need to make the best hot chocolate known to man! First I melted my fav chocolate into a heart shaped ice cube tray, once it started to set, I pushed a disposable wooden teaspoon into each cube and … Continue reading Gift idea time! – A hug in a mug bundle
Here's a gift I've made for a few of the ladies in my life! Skittle flavoured vodka! I bought a few 250ml Kilner clip top bottles, filled them with vodka and popped in about 20 of their favourite coloured skittle. It's best to stick to one colour of skittle type in each bottle as it … Continue reading Gift idea time – skittle flavoured vodka!
This super cute make has been welcomed into our collection... Advent calendar bunting! All the other props are glaring at this one in envy! Well if you're going to count down the days to Christmas why not do it in style 🙂 Each flag has a little pocket to hold a mini sweet which you … Continue reading Advent calendar bunting
We've been cutting and sewing galore over the last few weeks getting a few new festive bespoke props ready to add to our vintage catalogue. The first one I'd like to welcome is our Vintage Christmas bunting! Wooooo! We've sewn three different flags to red (or green) tape - cream floral, red gingham and green … Continue reading Christmas Vintage bunting for all
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
The latest vintage order we're hard at work at, is our hessian bow chair tie backs. I'm totally in love with these! They're part of a vintage wedding, set in a rustic barn - they'll blend in perfectly! I love how each chair will look like a present wrapped up in delicious hessian and every … Continue reading Chairs wrapped in love
My living room is currently covered in bunting. We're on a bunting mission to fill up our stock with various types and colours. It's very exciting how much we're expanding our catalogue of hired vintage goodies! We've still got lots to make but I'll let you take a sneaky peak of our designs so far...
This handmade gift idea is such a lovely thing to make for any friend, partner or family member. I made this gift for my husband. I thought of 52 reasons why I love him and listed each one in this handmade gift. To be honest I think I probably appreciated this gift more than he … Continue reading 52 reasons why I love you – Gift Idea
During our recent sports day birthday party, I bought bottles of water for everyone. To add that homemade feel I thought I'd re-label all the bottles with something I'd make myself. So what's better than rubber stamps and my decorative washi tape! I took off all the original labels, cut up strips of A4 sticky … Continue reading Personalised beverages
All week I have been preparing pretty little bits and bobs for our joint birthday party. Me and my hubby had planned a vintage sports day with a BBQ afterwards. We had games of cricket, skipping races, three legged races, rounders... all taking us back in time to our childhood sports days. We then chilled … Continue reading Party time!
Today I celebrated the annual event, which I'm sure gets closer together the more you have... My birthday! I was away this weekend with the hubby and came home to find my mum had decorated the house whilst we were gone with beautiful vintage bunting! All handmade of course! All contributing to our new stock … Continue reading Birthday bunting
Woo hoo! Another run to the front door moment for me today! The postman has helped make my Friday just that little bit more satisfying. Ladies and gents I'd like to welcome my brightly coloured, beautiful parcel string to my craft box! Guess where it's from....? Yep that's right... eBay! About £1 for 5 metres … Continue reading More goodies!
Welcome to i do. vintage! I am so excited to get this baby started. Me and my mum have been brainstorming, sewing, planning galore... but finally! Our vintage props and bespoke vintage collection is growing at quite a speed and we're ready to launch our website. After I (I'm Becky by the way) recently got … Continue reading Let’s get making…!