Four Crafty DIYs to Try this Weekend

This week has been manic for lots of different reasons. But, the weekend is finally here so I’m planning on throwing myself into some creative projects which I’ll share when complete. What are you up to this weekend?  If you have some time to try some new crafts here are four links to some great ideas you might want to try…. DIY knit planter cover from … Continue reading Four Crafty DIYs to Try this Weekend

Four Craft Room Storage Ideas

If like me your crafting has a habit of spilling into every room in the house, you have to get creative about storage.  And when it comes to storing there is nothing better than adding a twist to give it some special creative treatment.  The four links below may give you some inspiration for craft projects to transform your craft room …. Rag Rug Storage … Continue reading Four Craft Room Storage Ideas

Make a Bird Applique Bookmark

You don’t have to be a great seamstress to create handmade gifts and this personalised bookmark is an example of that fact.  With a few basic embroidery stitches you can transform some scraps of material into a little gift You Will Need Scissors Selection of material Embroidery thread   How to Make Cut out your basic shapes.  I used felt for the basic bookmark shape … Continue reading Make a Bird Applique Bookmark

Make an Embroidered Keyring

Perfect little gift to celebrate a friend moving into a new home, forget the usual house plant and make them something a bit different to show that you care. You Will Need Scissors Paper to draw your basic shapes Selection of material Thread Ribbon   How to Make Draw out your design on paper to act as a guide.  I’ve posted a picture of the … Continue reading Make an Embroidered Keyring

Paper Flower Wreath

When we were planning our wedding we chose a literature theme in part because my husband works in publishing but generally because we’ve both avoid readers and the theme opened up so many ideas for decorations, table centre pieces and gifts. One of the simple decorations I made were a number of paper flower heart shaped wreaths which we hung around the rooms to add … Continue reading Paper Flower Wreath