Category Archives: Craft

Weekly Inspiration- Anissa Lee: Hand Cut Paper Art And Design

It was a blog post on the awesome Rock ‘n’ Roll Bride (yes, I still look at it, even though I am married) that brought the marvels of Anissa Lee to my attention. And ohmygosh I love, love, love what she does. Check out Paper Wonderland. I think this heart and rose dress is my absolute favourite. Looking […]

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Weekly Inspiration- Kirstie being back on 4!

Kirstie’s back, hurrah! I have missed having a weekly craft show to watch, I really have. I loved Kirsty’s Homemade Home. Ooh, and, Kirsty’s Homemade Christmas. And now there’s Kirstie’s Handmade Britain. Not only are the shows great to watch, the websites linked above are a great resource for crafts/ideas/projects/events/contacts. So excited am I that […]

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Simple origami Christmas trees

Work has started on stock for the up-coming Christmas craft fair (details later). First up, origami Christmas tree gift tags! These trees are incredibly simple and ever so cute. I got the instructions from an old ‘origami a day’ calander; I’ve seriously had it for about 10 years, it’s an endless source of… well, origami: […]

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Knitting complete!!

I can’t quite believe how long this has taken me to knit. But finally it is finished! It was a very simple pattern; basically, cast on 73 rows, knit 79 rows (ish; I kept losing count..) then start shaping… I can’t remember, it was really easy though. Making the pompom for the top was the […]

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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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Charity event- Saturday 24th September

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Over the Bank Holiday weekend I made… a necklace!

And jolly good fun it was, too!

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Sunday Arts Market, take 2

This time around, the weather was amazing. Hurrah! We had a nice corner stall, lots of room to display all our products properly: I think we were all suprised at how well the bowls made from old records did- definitely the biggest seller of the day!

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Upcycled origami

For a while now, along with making notebooks, I’ve been sat happily folding cranes of an evening and turning them into little mobiles. After having a clear out recently and discovering rather a large stash (who knows why) of paper shopping bags, I decided that rather than put them into the recycling bin, I would fashion them into […]

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Weekly Inspiration- Upcycling

Whilst trying to find something to do with the heaps and heaps of old videos I have and can’t watch (yet can’t bring myself to throw away- because I NEED to own copies of Airheads, Empire Records and China Town) I discovered the happy world of upcycling. It’s not that it’s a new concept to me, […]

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