Card making · My other ramblings

An ‘Incredible’ Birthday Card

Today my son is 6, and, as is usual in the run up to these events, I asked him what he wanted on his birthday card. I could nearly have predicted that he would ask for Hulk, but I thought I’d better check. Having left it ridiculously late to make it, last night I cheated…… Continue reading An ‘Incredible’ Birthday Card

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WIP Wednesday-25th October

Things have been very slow on the WIP front this week, but my arm/wrist is on the road to recovery now following a treatment from a friend. In the last couple of days I’ve managed to crochet or knit in short intervals, making sure I do the proper hand/arm exercises after each session. I’ve completed…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-25th October

Card making · Kids Craft · My other ramblings

Top Tips For Making Character Cards

I’ve dithered about this post for a while, because there are obvious copywrite issues surrounding licensed characters. However, children can be a demanding bunch and it is nice to surprise them with a handmade card with their favourite character on. I want to start by saying that I only make these cards as gifts (and…… Continue reading Top Tips For Making Character Cards

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WIP Wednesday-18th October

For the first time in ages, this week’s WIPs consist of both knitting and crochet projects. With the weather changing, I felt the need to make some wrist warmers for football and school runs, and I decided to try knitting to give my arm a rest from the repetitive motion of crochet. (Unsurprisingly, the crochet…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-18th October

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Choosing To Make a Change (2 Years On)

Around this time last year, I posted about my tough decision to make a big change, job (and lifestyle) wise. Today it is exactly 2 years ago since I made that choice, so it seemed a suitable time to share my post again. In the last year even more has changed: I’ve said yes to…… Continue reading Choosing To Make a Change (2 Years On)