This weekend I have mostly been making lots of these little guys: In order to make these: Pretty, huh? These German paper stars, called Froebel stars, are made using four strips of paper. They look as if they might be quite complicated but once you get the basic steps down they’re easy. I found the […]
Category Archives: Craft
Finally got round to putting stuff up on Folksy! Hurrah. So, mini notebook necklaces, A5 Coptic stitch notebooks/sketch pads/journals and the first of the Christmas stock – festive origami gift tags – now up for sale.
If, like me, you’re the kind of person who thinks the words ‘stationery’ and ‘sexy’ fit perfectly comfortably in the same sentence together, Nancy and Betty Studio is definitely for you. Just click the link have a look for yourself. Nancy & Betty are an independent stationery design company, obviously really passionate about what they […]
The Craft Fantastic have not one but two stalls at this! One selling delicious cakes, chocolates and cookies and the other selling a whole heap of paper goodies. It’s all for a good cause so if you’re around Northampton August 31st then please stop by and see us. Spread the word people 🙂
On a day trip to Amalfi from Positano, we walked out of the town and up the hill to the paper mill museum. If you’re interested in paper, paper making, books etc. then it’s well worth it. I was in my element! Paper making equipment and presses dating back hundreds of years. I even got […]
This is my favourite mini so far! A book necklace and a wearable journal. I love the elastic holding it together. I will definitely be making more but this one is MINE.
Some pictures from our last craft stall. This was a great event, well organised and tons of fun! Best sellers for us were the origami crane mobiles which went down a treat- I think because we had the gazebo to hang them from so people could actually see them properly! Ever the attentive stall holders: […]
Made some new mini notebooks this weekend. The insides are sketchbook paper, while the covers are upcycled from a pair of old boots. They’re tied with a thin ribbon and have a metal loop attached so they can be fastened to a necklace or key ring etc.
Finished my prototype holiday checklist/notebook! It has titles for destination and date, plus sections with space to write what you want- divided into essentials, toiletries, accessories, clothes and miscellaneous. Then there are a few blank pages for general holiday notes: This one I’ve done for myself, as a tester, but I will do proper ones […]
Join us this July 14th for a day of fun in (hopefully sunny) Flore! The Craft Fantastic will be there with a fabulous range of notebooks, sketchbooks, journals, gift tags and origami mobiles. Go check out the website to see what’s going on.