Stay at Home and Craft Part 1

With everyone pretty much on lock down other than a daily burst of exercise and Easter just around the corner thought I’d share some craft projects that could keep you entertained for a few hours. Separated from loved ones?  Why not brighten someone’s day with a handmade Easter Card.  Over the past few years I’ve created a range of cards from the simple ones you … Continue reading Stay at Home and Craft Part 1


Christmas Decorations

Another recycled post for Christmas decorations – next year I will be organised enough to create something new. Today some paper cutting decorations – sorry about the quality of the photographs, I think I must have taken them at night so the light is a bit a rubbish. I got the idea for the papercut houses from a magazine article about a ceramicist who had … Continue reading Christmas Decorations

Nursery Rhyme November: Humpty Dumpty

I’ve drawn Humpty Dumpty before (previous post) but I couldn’t not cover this rhyme so it was a great excuse for another sketch – it has to be the best known and one of the most loved with the character appearing in other children’s books. The historians believe that this probably started out as a riddle but like many others it’s origins are a bit … Continue reading Nursery Rhyme November: Humpty Dumpty

Egg Decorating

With no young children in the house it always feels like you’re missing out a bit at Easter so this year I took advantage of an online competition to indulge in a bit of egg decorating.  The prize was tickets to Newcastle Noir so the theme was detectives. I went for the obvious choice of Hercules Poiret having failed at another obvious choice Sherlock Holmes … Continue reading Egg Decorating