Handmade Swap – 2nd package

My second package has been sent. I since¬†received I lovely call from my recipient to say she loved everything and no I didn’t go overboard with all the black and white ūüėČ This is what my lovely recipient likes: Favourite Colours:¬† Purple Black White Decorating Style: Contemporary Favourite Things to Make:¬† Toys Mats Hobbies, Passions:¬† […]

We often take wine…

..when we are invited to friends for lunch or dinner so I thought I would make some fabric coasters as a hostess gift. I used my Accuquilt hexagon dies to cut 12 hexies. I then made a paper template slightly smaller then hexies. I used this template to iron the edges neatly. Kept one side […]

At least my friend is partly ready for Christmas

So my friend gave ¬†me a bunch of card stock. She said, I’m sure you’ll put it to good use. She had a surplus from the supplies she purchased to make her wedding invitations. Of course, card stock equals hand made cards. I had 13 sheets of red and 6 sheets of textured pearlescent cream. […]

Pretty Paisley Pin Cushion Tutorial

              ¬†I didn’t intend for my second tutorial to be another pin cushion but here is my paisley print inspired shape pin cushion. Any questions please drop me line would love to help you re-create your own. And my first go at a 100% pictorial tute.       […]

4 in 1 – Mother’s Day gift

I can finally share with you these creations. This card, was inspired by some very talented artists I found and follow on Instagram. I had tried quilling in the past. But recently have discovered some very cool contemporary designs which I have enjoyed trying out. This is one of a few types of petals I […]

Free magazines!

Ok, I know the title is cheeky but it’s true in a way. I have done the hard work for you [although I like to call it research, that’s what I keep telling my OH]. Come follow me on Pinterest, or at least this board¬†and you will find free e-magazines. There is something for everybody […]

T-4-2

My last post on Christmas gifts. For 2013 gifts anyway. I had purchased a cute all glass teapot and 2 varieties of tea for a good friend of mine but wanted to make a little something too. I was inspired by the recent teapot holder I made and was ‘researching’ pinterest for some inspiration. This […]