And Sew it Continues….

Just a quick update on the patchwork project. Last week I used reds and greens, this week it’s blues and yellows. The flowers are not complete yet – I need some more fabrics in these colour groups, but I’m happy with my progress.

Resolved to Sew Giveaway…..nearly missed it!

I almost missed this fabulous giveaway over at Very Berry Handmade¬†due to not having much time to check out my favourite blogs. Even if you are too late for the giveaway – please stop by and enjoy the recipes, patterns and general good blogginess that…

We all love ribbon, don’t we?

I was unashamedly naughty at work this week and ordered approximately 100 rolls of ribbon for the shop to sell! I couldn’t resist adding some to my stash as ribbon is (one of) my favourite things. I love the detail on these beautiful woven ribbons…

This Could Be The Start Of Something Big…

As I didn’t really make any New Year’s resolutions this year, I have decided to start a long-term, on-going project. Having messed about with patchwork last year, I have embarked on a patchwork quilt! It may be a double quilt, it may be a single…

Goodbye, Good Luck

This week, a lovely work colleague is leaving and I wanted to make her a keepsake gift. I had read about handmade Survival Kits on the internet last year and thought that this would be perfect. I used a tin (from Ikea) and various bits…

Red, White and Blue

January heralds the start of a new year….and a lot of male birthdays. I always find it hard to find inspiration for men’s cards (like most of my crafting friends) but was really impressed with PaperMania’s new Portobello Road range – so I bought the…

Finally….Happy New Year!

No, I didn’t drop dead or leave the country over the festive season! I didn’t really stop crafting either, but as most of what I was making were Christmas cards and gifts for friends and family, I didn’t want to post pictures here and spoil…

Deck the halls……with mini bunting

Well today is the 25th……of November, and with one month to go until THE BIG DAY, I decided to get into the festive spirit and make the mini felt bunting I wanted for my Christmas tree this year. So, With Christmas 24 playing cheesy American…

Bright Lights, Big City

No crafty Friday for me last week as we went up to Salford to visit the Imperial War Museum North at the Salford Quays. Had a lovely time and saw some interesting exhibits, including this wreckage from the Twin Towers. It was dark when we…

Grey and Pink

This card was inspired by the sketch challenge over at The Sugar Bowl. I decided to keep it simple and colour the Daisy stamp in monochrome which is set off by the pastel pink of the Honey and Hugs background paper. I added just a…