Kids Crafts – Easy Beaded Hearts

Well, the kids are on holiday and we've had fun doing various activities and playdates but the weather isn't altogether summery. Today we decided on an easy walk to the shops but the smallest suggestion of rain and thunder put a stop to any plans. The kids are terrified of thunder so refused to get... Continue Reading →


A recent make for my Nephew. Crafty stash used: Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads - Squeezed Lemonade, Dried Marigold, Dusty Concord and Black Soot White acrylic paint watered down Stars from Lawn Fawn Stitched Journaling die set Spellbinder Nestabilities Circle die set Ultra fine crystal glitter Silver paint pen To begin I pressed the ink pads... Continue Reading →

Love Birds

It was my wedding anniversary a week ago. My husband and I are not really the lovey dovey types but after both of us forgot our anniversary last year (we were totally baffled why my mother-in-law had sent us a card!) we decided to make a point of celebrating it. Yep, an excuse to spend endless... Continue Reading →

Wedding Card

I'm afraid its another shaker card. For a special occasion its worth putting in the effort and time to make a special card. I think one of the best bits of making your own cards is being able to personalise them. This was made for my Cousin and her new hubby. Craft stash used: Anita's... Continue Reading →

Simple Thank You Card

A quick but effective card made for my children's ballet teacher. Crafty stash used: Sizzix  Hero Arts stamp and die set - Bold Pop Design Sizzix Stephanie Bernard stamp and die set - Phrases Momento ink - Rose Bud, Teal Zeal and Bamboo Leaves Self adhesive gems and pink ribbon The photo is quite self-explanatory. Nothing... Continue Reading →

End of school thank you’s.

Well, my kids have finally broken up from school for their summer holiday. A very sad end for my little boy who has left his very lovely pre-school ready for Infant school. He really is ready for the next step but I wish I could have kept him a baby for a little longer. Both kids... Continue Reading →

Meet Mr Toots!

In my clutter free craft space I now have a mental list of all the things I want to make. Projects that I'm so used to looking at that I no longer see them! I am resolute that now I know what I have, I will use it before I forget again. Several years ago... Continue Reading →

Fimo Necklaces

I've been lost recently under a pile of craft stuff. I've been decluttering the house (and I've been ruthless!) but I was adamant I wasn't going to go through any of my craft items. I was convinced that I needed everything I had and that everything had a home. Only when the rest of the... Continue Reading →

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