Category Archives: Crafts

How to Make A Wedding Tree – Project Bridesmaid

When the guys at Rust-Oleum got in touch a couple of weeks back to see if I fancied taking part in a bit of a blogger challenge they were running to create a wedding craft the timing couldn’t have been better.

As you all know my sister is getting married next year and I am one of her bridesmaids, so far, as part of my Project Bridesmaid series, I have been focusing on myself and losing some weight so I’ll look good on the day. The time has come, however, to start actually taking care of my real duties.  Continue reading How to Make A Wedding Tree – Project Bridesmaid

Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair 2016

KIRSTIE ALLSOPP REVEALS A STAR STUDDED LINE UP FOR THIS YEAR’S HANDMADE FAIR

This month sees tickets for Kirstie Allsopp’s The Handmade Fair (16th-18th September), which is sponsored by Hobbycraft and in association with Mollie Make, go on sale.  In addition, Kirstie reveals a host of celebrity ambassadors who will be joining her at the three day lifestyle event at The Green at Hampton Court Palace.

As you know at the end of last year I went to the Christmas Handmade Fair with my friend Sarah and had the best time. I cannot wait for this year’s Handmade Fair and will certainly going, there is so much to see and do you’ll easily fill a day, or two, or three.  Continue reading Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair 2016

Jeweltailor’s Children’s Jewellery Making Starter Kit – Review

Jeweltailor’s Butterfly Limited Edition Children’s Complete Jewellery Making Starter Kit

The lovely limited edition kit
The lovely limited edition kit

This wonderful jewellery making kit from Jeweltailor is everything you’ll need and more to keep the kids occupied for hours upon end.
Delivered in a lovely gift box, inside you’ll find over 1,000 beads all neatly contained and organised within a gorgeous butterfly ‘no spill’ bead box, alongside a 5m length of bright multi coloured cord, a real of elastic and a guide containing some great child friendly jewellery making ideas. Continue reading Jeweltailor’s Children’s Jewellery Making Starter Kit – Review

March Crafts

I love to craft, really love it, but like many of my hobbies it has been put on the back burner since becoming a mum. Just like reading, looking presentable and using the bathroom by myself.

I’m lucky enough that I get to work with Baker Ross regularly so I’m never out of fun crafts to do with the boy and I also make things for the Hobbycraft blog quite often, every now and then I get asked to things for other companies as well. I relish these opportunities as it means I get to do something I love, but it’s never just for me, which I miss.  Continue reading March Crafts

A Baker Ross Easter

We love being art of the Baker Ross Blogger Network and our latest delivery contained loads of fun Easter and Spring crafts, so I straight away thought Easter Egg hunt, all we needed was some sun!

A small selection of our Baker Ross goodies
A small selection of our Baker Ross goodies

Continue reading A Baker Ross Easter

Aromaglow Magical Floating Candles from Hochanda

Have you found Hochanda yet? It’s a TV shopping channel that specialises in crafts, lots and lots of amazing crafts.

You can find them on Sky 663 and FreeSat 817 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and on Freeview 39 from 6am until 9pm. I warn you it’s addictive. The kind of channel you realise you’ve been watching for two hours and you don’t know where the time went, well at least if you love crafts like I do!

My quick creations
My quick creations

I was recently sent the Aromaglow Magical Floating Candles set to have a play with and let me tell you, I’m impressed. It is literally the easiest craft I have ever tried, in seconds you will get fab results and there is absolutely no skill required, none! Continue reading Aromaglow Magical Floating Candles from Hochanda

Surprise Box Club Review

I love a good subscription box, they are one of may favourite things. A box full of surprises through your door, what’s not to love? I also love crafting, I enjoy little projects that I can make quickly as I don’t have much time for my own crafting nowadays. Surprise Box Club has combined these two things so I was very excited to get to review a box.

My Earrings
My Earrings

Continue reading Surprise Box Club Review

Colouring to Keep my Toddler Happy

It doesn’t matter how hard I try, sometimes I have to work whilst the little one occupies himself.

The main problem with this is that as soon as I am doing something, he decides that is way more exciting than whatever was holding his attention up until that point, so I have had had to become the master of quick and easy activities that he actually loves.

Helping Mummy Work
Helping Mummy Work

These happen to be few and far between though. In fact there is only one that is guaranteed to work. Continue reading Colouring to Keep my Toddler Happy