Having just written all of our Christmas cards out by hand I wish I’d spotted this blog from Cass art a bit earlier – https://www.cassart.co.uk/blog/how_to_lino_cut.htm. The clever people at Cass have provided step by step instructions showing how to create … Continue reading Creating Lino Stamps
Planning on entertaining over the festive period and need invitations? Here’s a free invitation template and place setting. Free printables – Invitation and Place Settings Continue reading Dinner Invitations and Place Settings – Free Printables
I posted this a few months ago but as head into the run up to Christmas thought it might spark an idea for a slightly unusual handmade Christmas gift. And if you are interesting in trying your hand at making … Continue reading Unusual Handmade Gift
So following on from the Egyptian references in the blog yesterday and the picture of the pyramids here’s another set of pyramid shapes but this time to create an advent calendar. So if you don’t fancy a tea themed advent … Continue reading Another Easy to Make Advent Calendar
1789 saw the US’ 1st National Thanksgiving 1865: Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland” was published in the US 1922 Archaeologist Howard Carter opened Tutankhamun tomb in Egypt 1953: The House of Lords voted in favour of commercial television. Pressure … Continue reading On This Day….
I love getting handmade cards and especially at Christmas. I’ve been making cards for family and friends for a few years now so thought I’d raid my card box for some of the designs I’ve used over the years….. I … Continue reading Handmade Christmas Cards
In 1859 British naturalist Charles Darwin published his ground breaking work “On the Origin of the Species” In 1864 Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa known as Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was born. A French painter, printmaker, caricaturist and illustrator, his work depicted … Continue reading On This Day – Lautrec, JFK and so long Freddie…
On this day in 1963 the first every Dr Who aired on the BBC. The anniversary reminded me of a picture I’d seen on Pinterest of a paper tardis so I googled paper craft and found the site which has … Continue reading Dr Who Paper Craft