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5 Things I learned From My First Craft Fair

Today I attended my first ever craft fair as a seller. I’ve been to tonnes as a buyer, but today was a totally different experience. I thought I’d share what I found out from my day. It wasn’t a great big fair, just a small charity fundraiser in the village hall. I don’t think I’m…… Continue reading 5 Things I learned From My First Craft Fair

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The Quest For the Perfect Pompom

I’m normally quite a stubborn person (determined is a nicer world!) and therefore I don’t give up easily. Despite me declaring in my WIP Wednesday post that I was ‘quitting’ making home made pompoms, my fellow bloggers have aided and abetted me by providing links, and my stubborn side won over. In the name of…… Continue reading The Quest For the Perfect Pompom

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17 for 2017 July Update

Whoops, July was a quick month! End of term school events seemed to take up the whole middle fortnight, and then we’ve been working at the allotment as well as settling into a school holiday routine. Not to mention the various birthday parties, barbecues and so on. I have hardly thought about the 17 for…… Continue reading 17 for 2017 July Update

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Salt Dough Decorations

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

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Heat Embossing on Glass with a Festive Twist

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