That age old question that every crafter has to ask themselves at one point or another (or at many points!) Today has been a grey day, the sky heavy with snow (the powdery kind, not the fun stuff), and we’ve been stuck indoors as my son is poorly. I’ve been crocheting whilst he rests and…… Continue reading To Buy or Not to Buy?
Instructions for making a simple pompom with a heart in
It’s that time of year when we need to find presents for the grown ups ‘lucky’ enough to spend time with/educate/care for my little ones and I’m sure plenty of other parents are in the same boat. There are so many people who need to be thanked, and who doesn’t love a sweet treat at…… Continue reading Easiest Ever Festive Fudge
Another person making salt dough? Who’d have thought it at this time of year! This was however a momentous occasion for me, as they actually worked. You know how you’re supposed to learn from your mistakes? It seems I missed that and I’m a huge glutton for punishment. Over the years (in my job!) I…… Continue reading Salt Dough Decorations
Not a dodgy rip off of some 1970s film about warring parents but a debate, discussion and critical comparison of my two biggest cardmaking purchases, in terms of cost and storage. I am very lucky that over the years I have been able to save up and purchase both a manual die cutter (a Cuttlebug…… Continue reading Cutter VS Cutter
You might remember way back in June I had my first attempt at heat embossing on glass. (Funnily enough it seems to be my most popular blog post with search engines!) Anyway, we’ve eaten a few more jars of Aldi chutney so I’ve got a collection of lovely square sided jars which are just perfect…… Continue reading Heat Embossing on Glass with a Festive Twist
It’s October, so it’s OK to use the C word in a prolific manner, right? Earlier on this year I found a bargain advent calendar kit and thought ‘ooh, I can get that done for next Christmas easily.’ Today I removed it from it’s packaging and discovered it was lacking instructions. I’ve decided maybe today…… Continue reading Christmas Craft is Stepping Up a Gear