Warping wire – swirling strips – a tutorial

In my last post I wrote about how a floral wire art inspired me to come up with a floral design in quilling. So instead of warping wire I swirled some strips of paper and created a flower. This is how I did it. 1. I used cream and brown 5mm / 3/16 inch quilling […]

SIC – 13th month

I completed my challenge – ok, this last month and issue took a little longer than usual. Yes, Better Homes and Garden magazine has 13 issues in a year. This issue had a great bread feature and I wanted to have a go at the lavash bread. The recipe looked easy enough. And it was. […]

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A Plushie Bunny and Origami Dress

I bought Mollie Makes magazine for the first time a couple of months ago. I was eager to make the little plushie bunny that came with the magazine. It was a nice little quick project however it lingered as I thought I would give it to a new baby that hadn’t yet arrived. I was […]

The cutest packaging

We went to meet our newest  grand niece today – Allegra. We bought her this cute little Kaftan dress. And I made this flower brooch that would look ultra cute on the dress. Baby = freshness, so the milk carton I’d been wanting to make was perfect. I used very pretty Bazzill Basics paper, the Martha […]

Miniature Art Piece

Here is a card I made which is displayed on an easel. I made another easel card previously. I got the idea from Australian Papercrafts Magazine [many many years ago]. This one I made for my mum. The easel is made from mat board off cuts – this one happened to be green. The ‘hinges and […]