Tag Archives: Crafts

Makerly Craft Box – July

I do enjoy the chance to craft and I also love the surprise offered by a subscription box. Not knowing what you’ll get, the fun of unwrapping it, then a little project to complete. So exciting. That is exactly what you get with Makerly.Makerly July 2018 Punch Needle Continue reading Makerly Craft Box – July

Get Quilting with Crafter’s Companion for Project Linus

I am literally so excited to share this with you guys. A brilliant reason to get crafting, as if we need an excuse! All for a cause that when I heard about it made me feel all the feelings. Project Linus.

Project Linus is a volunteer organisation which aims to provide a sense of security and comfort to sick and traumatised babies, children and teenagers through the provision of new home made patchwork quilts and knitted/crocheted blankets.  In doing so it gives volunteers across the UK the opportunity to contribute to their local community. Continue reading Get Quilting with Crafter’s Companion for Project Linus

So Slime DIY – Review

I had managed to avoid the whole slime craze with L, but I have caved. Only because the right product came along though. June see’s the launch of Canal Toys in the UK and their So Slime DIY range is excellent. Mainly because it is easy and mess free.  Continue reading So Slime DIY – Review

#GetCrafty for National Stationery Week

We are coming to the end of National Stationery Week and I wanted to celebrate with my favourite of the days this year. #GetCrafty sponsored by Crafter’s Companion which takes place tomorrow.

My love for stationery started a long time ago but crafting was there first and like any first love, it holds a special place in my heart.  Continue reading #GetCrafty for National Stationery Week

Painting with The Dremel Hatch Project Kit

I love to craft. You all know that. This blog is filled with crafty projects. But there are a few things I cannot do. Knitting, crochet, drawing and painting. So I was really curious to see if The Dremel Hatch Project Kit could get me painting a masterpiece skyline.

The Dremel Hatch Skyline Kit
My kit

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Making an Easter Tree with Hobbycraft

A little while ago I was invited to my local Hobbycraft store in Norwich to see the new Spring range, which included some fabulous bits and bobs for Easter. At around the same time I was also sent a box full of goodies to create a wonderful Easter Tree. Filled with inspiration I had a great time creating my tree.

Easter Tree
L enjoyed exploring the new Hobbycraft range with me

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How to Make a Succulent Terrarium

I am so excited to share this craft with you, it’s something I have wanted to make for ages and when Hobbycraft asked if I had any ideas for a Mother’s Day Craft I immediately knew what I wanted to do. I wanted to make a Terrarium. A lovely gift for anyone really, or just as something to do for yourself.Make a Terrarium

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A Valentine’s Gift You Can Make This Weekend

Hobbycraft are a one stop shop for your crafting needs and they have got loads of projects you can make this weekend ready for Valentine’s Day next week. I have chosen a lovely Cross Stitch but there is loads more inspiration over on the Hobbycraft Blog.

Valentine's craft
What I used

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The 12 Makes of Christmas – Gift Wrapping

Hobbycraft are helping us get in the Christmas Spirit with their 12 Makes of Christmas. They are hosting festive demos and sharing a range of inspiring makes and project guides to help those looking to create a handmade Christmas. This week, our final week, I have been busy wrapping presents.

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The 12 Makes of Christmas – Hampers

Hobbycraft are helping us get in the Christmas Spirit with their 12 Makes of Christmas. They are hosting festive demos and sharing a range of inspiring makes and project guides to help those looking to create a handmade Christmas. This week I will be sharing a simple way to jazz up your gift hampers.

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