Category: Craft

Gift wrapping

Size matters, well it does when you’ve run out of gift wrap and need to find something on hand to cover your gift and make look pretty, look good and you’ve no time to run to the shops to get any. aMaking/personalising a gift bag can be as easy or as complicated as you’d like …

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Wedding invitations

Phew  … 30 of these folders have been completed and delivered to those invited. My now Mr23 is getting married in about 6 weeks and the time seems to be flying. I was asked how did hubby and I go about sorting out our wedding and what did we do, my answer is it was …

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Easy water colours

This technique is relatively new to me I like learning something new. To use those old but not totally dried up felt pens as water colours.  If you have felt pens that are newly missing lids and you don’t know what do to with them here is how you still get some use out of …

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Thinking about the coming Christmas

Christmas time is approaching I think I read 47 days. Have you started getting anything ready yet? I have my mixed dried fruits in soaking for my Chocolate Christmas fruit cake to bake in December. I’ve made all my Christmas cards, ready to address and mail away on the 1st December, earlier for overseas. There …

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Stamps and craft foam

It’s quite common to cut shapes out of the sheets of craft foam to make your own shaped stamps, this is great to keep the kids occupied. If you’re lucky you can get a bag of pre cut shapes that are probably more intricate than you could cut yourself. Also plenty of letters and numbers …

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