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Recent stall

Just a little pic from the recent stall from the charity event the other Saturday. It went well, lots of money raised, some fabulous crafts and some great music.

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Weekly Inspiration- making things to stick on walls

I quite like the idea of sticking things to the walls in my house. Also, I like the idea of being able to get them off again. Happily, I found some handy adhesive things in Paperchase that say they stick to walls and things and come off again. Perfect. £5 for a pack of 50, not too bad. […]

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Origami for Halloween- Bats

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Charity event- Saturday 24th September

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Weekly Inspiration – an Origami Christmas

Yes, I am aware of how far away Christmas is. But if there are potential craft fairs to be done at the end of November, these things need thinking about now. I’ve made a few origami crane mobiles now and have got the hang of them. Whilst thinking of things to make for the Christmas […]

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Lunchtime Lusting- Robochoc Silikomart moulds

Robochoc. Yes, you guessed it, robot shaped chocolates. Who wouldn’t want robot shaped chocolates? I want them. See how awesome they look: Eee! I saw them in Abraxas (one of the best shops in Northampton) and fell in love. I then made the mistake of looking up the Silikomart website, where I also fell for these: The […]

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Weekend Baking- Star Wars shortbread

Team Craft Fantastic were very busy this weekend baking and making. We made shortbread with the Star Wars cookie cutters, splitting the dough in half and adding green food colouring to one and cocoa powder to the other.   Geeky shortbread, anyone?

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Over the Bank Holiday weekend I made… a necklace!

And jolly good fun it was, too!

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To heck with Weekly Inspiration – I’m going to Florida!!!!

I am extremely excited. There are four of us going and I’m sure one of is actually going to explode at some point in the run up to the holiday. As I’ve been before, I’m going to play at being Tour Guide Barbie. I am looking forward to many months ahead looking over maps and marking the […]

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Weekend Baking- Greengage and almond tart

I acquired a nice big bag of greengages this week and decided to put them to good use by making a greengage and almond tart. I can’t remember where I found the recipe, I just typed ‘greengage recipes’ into google and this one popped up and seemed to say “Make me, make me!” – and it […]

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