Starting the New Year Afresh

Now that the craziness of Christmas is over time to get sorted for the new year. I always start by filling in dates on my calendar, a desperate attempt at organisation that usually helps make sure I don’t forget birthdays, theatre bookings, etc. I posted some free downloadable calendars last month but just in case you missed the posts – here’s to a great 2019! … Continue reading Starting the New Year Afresh

2019 Calendar – Free download

A couple of weeks ago I spent a dreary Sunday playing around with paper cutting.  I was quite pleased with a few of the pieces so created a calendar for 2019. Download – Colourful 2019 calendar and if this design doesn’t float your boat here’s a couple of other options for starting the new year monochrome design literary themed calendar Continue reading 2019 Calendar – Free download

2019 Calendar Printable

This year I did a bit of design work for my husband as he’s been doing some talks on publishing and also wanted to give his writing blog Fiction and More a bit of facelift. As I had all of the design collateral I thought I’d pull together a writing themed calendar for any budding authors out there – enjoy! You can download all 12 … Continue reading 2019 Calendar Printable

Pirate Party Props

So you now have invitations, happy birthday bunting, party signs, food labels, eye patches, flags, gift bags and a treasure hunt game time to create some props to decorate your room. This is great way to get your children involved in the party planning so why not get out the paints and get them to create anchors and ships steering wheels.  Once painted cut them … Continue reading Pirate Party Props

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