Category Archives: Paper

Geometric notebook decorations

Updated some of my stab-bound notebooks by layering simple geometric shapes on the cover. And writing the word ‘notes’ on the front, just for good measure.

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Weekly Inspiration- Scrapbooking

When I was younger, I thought scrapbooking meant literally putting scraps of paper into a book. In the last few years, I’ve come to think of it as more of a cheesy American thing and all about having notebooks full of stuff and making the pages look fancy and sticking lots of things in them- not just scraps of paper. You […]

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Upcycled magazine paper bead necklace

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A very papery first wedding anniversary

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Simple Origami Sunday

These little origami hanging people remind me so much of the hanging monkeys my grandma had! I don’t remember there ever being a barrel.. I was quite content just linking monkeys…

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Origami Google Doodle- Happy Birthday Akira Yoshizawa!

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/mar/14/akira-yoshizawa-celebrated-google-doodle

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Lesson learned: The £1.99 circle cutter

Ah, The Works. How you tempt me with your cheap products. Many an hour have I spent standing gazing at your overstuffed shelves, pondering whether to purchase 6 packs of card for £5 and if I really need more pretty paper just because it’s very cheap. After the success and delight I got from making […]

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The Craft Fantastic- new stock ideas

The Craft Fantastic have booked their first stall of the year. I’ve been playing around with some different things to sell. What do you think?

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Weekly Inspiration- Paper beads

I’m not talking about those rolled paper beads that everyone does, because everyone does those. Not that there’s anything wrong with them; they are simple, fun and effective, thus the basis of their appeal. It all started with the paper bead things in my Kirstie Book; they’re made by cutting lots of circles of the […]

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