Pirate Party Gift Bags

Carrying on with the pirate party theme what children’s party is complete without party bags. Here’s a really simple solution – free printable labels that you can attach to ready made plain white bags. Free printable labels – Pirate Gift Bag Labels But if you’re feeling creative and have plenty of time you can make your own party bags.  Here’s a link to some Halloween bags … Continue reading Pirate Party Gift Bags

Designing a Book Cover

My husband is just finishing off his second book of short stories and this time he agreed that I could design his book cover. I started off with a bit of research and as I’m not skilled enough to use any online design software opted for a Matisse style paper cut design taking inspiration from the genius designer Saul Bass. If you’re not familiar with … Continue reading Designing a Book Cover

Time for a Scrumdiddlyumptious Celebration

What better reason to dust off that old copy of Mathilda, the Big friendly Giant or Danny, the Champion of the World than a day dedicated to the ultimate children’s writer – Roald Dahl Day. A man who gave us a rich array of memorable and amusing character and invented words many of which have entered everyday language and are now included in the Oxford … Continue reading Time for a Scrumdiddlyumptious Celebration