Category Archives: Craft

Paper feathers

  So far, so good; this is the first of my Pinterest Picks that I’ve actually attempted to make for once! I’d seen a few tutorials for paper feathers, it looked pretty easy so I just got my stuff together and tried it out. Here we go! Firstly, I cut some feather shapes – two […]

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Pinterest Picks

Everyone knows Pinterest is a great place to find craftspiration (sure, it’s a word… just go with it…) and I often find myself pinning project after tutorial after project on my craft board and not doing a single one. I’ve decided to try and narrow my picks down to a few a month, and take the […]

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Signs you’re a stationery addict

As if I need a sign! http://linkis.com/www.buzzfeed.com/peg/R6Paa As if there are only 27!! Etc. etc… I think this may be my favourite:    

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Love Your Library! National Libraries Day – 7th February 2015

Your local library wants YOU to get involved this coming Saturday and join fellow book-lovers in loving your library. February 7th is National Libraries Day and there’s loads of ways to get involved, so check out the link and see what’s going on in your area!

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BUNNY!

A belated Happy New Year, fellow crafters! I’ve had a slow start but am getting into the swing of things now. So far, I’ve completed one very cute knitted bunny, made from just one square of knitting: I found the tutorial on Pinterest (naturally!). There are loads of good ones out there and it’s simple […]

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Handmade Christmas stock – mini book necklaces & gift tags

With just less than a month to go until Christmas, things are getting busy in The Craft Fantastic workshop! Ok, it’s just me in my living room. Still, I have been quite busy planning and making things for the festive season. Over in my Folksy shop you’ll find some lovely handmade gifts and original tags […]

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Christmas paper crafts!

Football on TV last night (yawn) so I spent some time trying out different paper and origami crafts for the festive season! Some folded paper stars and Christmas trees, done from sheet music – both very simple, I’ll post tutorials soon. Also started on a lovely delicate paper flower but have run out of paper!

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An origami Christmas – candy cane gift tags

Available now on Folksy – origami candy cane gift tags in pastel blues and greens. Get yours now in time for Christmas!    

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Top autumn crafts ideas

Well, the weather has finally turned and it looks like autumn has settled in. The cooler weather is the perfect time to stay indoors and try out some new crafts! Here are my favourite inspirations for autumn: Pumpkin carving This doesn’t just have to be for Halloween night. There are lots of ideas out there […]

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Weekly inspiration – the craft room

Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about turning our teeny tiny bedroom into a craft room. The hardest thing is coming up with ideas. Where to start? The internet, of course. Just had a quick image search to get some inspiration and thought I’d share my favourites!

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