National Poetry Month

So apparently this month is National Poetry Month, in the US.  A celebration of poetry established by the Academy of American Poets and introduced in 1996.  The intention was to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. The poster created to celebrate the event this year was  designed by Paula Scher, and celebrates typography So in celebration of one of my favourite US writers here is a poem from … Continue reading National Poetry Month

Easter Present

My favourite Easter present from last year wasn’t a chocolate creation – it was a gift made by my youngest nephew a bunny fridge magnet. You can buy the magnetic paper sheets from most craft type stores or Amazon have a good range, including those that you can run through your inkjet printer at home. Its a great idea to make very personalised gifts and … Continue reading Easter Present

My Favourite Easter Makes

Another late Easter post but thought I’d take the opportunity to share some of my favourite makes from other handmade fans – here’s a few posts that caught my eye…. Kym Byers posted my all time favourite decorated egg design – Kym Byers The Decorated Cookie created some bunny marshmallows – simple but really effective – Bunny Marshallows/ Little House on the Corner have created some … Continue reading My Favourite Easter Makes

Create Your Own Easter Bunny

Easter crafting means lots of Easter Egg and bunny rabbit projects so I thought I’d kick off the theme with a rabbit soft toy – perfect for a little one at this time of year. You’ll only need a few materials to create your own little bunny so let’s get started! Tools and Materials Scissors Material – base colour for the rabbit, pink for the … Continue reading Create Your Own Easter Bunny