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

HANDMADE GIFT: Easy to Make Wrap Bracelets

If you’re struggling for ideas for some inexpensive gifts for friends this christmas why not make them something.  Not only will it save you some money but they’re fun to make and giving something homemade is a great way to show someone how much you care. Earlier this year I tried my hand at making some wrap bracelets which are really easy to make and … Continue reading HANDMADE GIFT: Easy to Make Wrap Bracelets

Easy to make Bookmarks

If like me you’re not great with watercolour painting don’t be put off.  These easy to make bookmarks don’t require much skill just a little imagine. I started with some white, textured card cut into bookmark size strips.  Next draw out your design in faint pencil.  I went with a simple feather design. Once you’re happy with your design using a soft brush wet the shape … Continue reading Easy to make Bookmarks

Make A Kindle or iPad Cover

So in preparing for our holiday I finally gave in and bought a Kindle.  I love the feel of books and have been avoiding switching to electronic despite the convenience but when we last went on holiday half the case was taken up with books so decided it was time to give in. My husband bought me a Kindle but as I didn’t have a cover … Continue reading Make A Kindle or iPad Cover