Inspiration

A Year to Inspire

I have just come across the most inspiring and pretty awesome blog and feel the need to share it with you. A Year to Inspire is created by two friends Stephanie and Annetta and is about their art journaling in 2014. Taking hints and prompts from this book the girls will blog their journals each day. I…… Continue reading A Year to Inspire

Crafts · Inspiration

Pretty paper flower ideas

Following on from my last post on some of my Valentines crafting, I thought I would share with you some lovely paper flower ideas and tutorials, perfect if you can’t quite afford an expensive bouquet . Some of these are so impressive you’d be hard pushed to tell at first glance that they were not real!…… Continue reading Pretty paper flower ideas

Crafts · Inspiration

Lovely washi tape storage ideas

  Currently this is the total of my washi tape collection, although it does seem to be building fairly rapidly! At the moment I’ve just got them stored in this pretty bowl but at the rate this new addiction is taking over I am soon going to run out of space. Over on good ole…… Continue reading Lovely washi tape storage ideas

Baking · Inspiration

The Gingerbread House

“…and when they went close up to it they saw the cottage was made of bread and cakes, and the window-panes were of clear sugar” Hansel & Gretel – The Brothers Grimm Good Ideas for You For the past couple of years I’ve really fancied making a gingerbread house for Christmas, I didn’t get around…… Continue reading The Gingerbread House

Crafts · Inspiration · Sewing

Some fantastic embroidery inspiration

  Out of all crafts I think one of my favourites has to be embroidery. Ever since a child I have always enjoyed having a needle and thread in my hand, even at the age of 5 I was coming up with my own cross stitch samplers. One of the main things that has pushed…… Continue reading Some fantastic embroidery inspiration

Inspiration

Pretty Christmas Packaging Ideas

Following from my post on lovely handmade Christmas decorations. I thought it would be fun to put together some lovely ideas for packaging your makes or gift wrapping your gifts. Some are more Christmassy than others but the one thing they do have in common is that they are simply beautiful. (A la Parisienne) (Laughing…… Continue reading Pretty Christmas Packaging Ideas

Crafts · Inspiration

Lovely Handmade Christmas Craft Ideas

Photo source – Nana Company We can’t deny it Christmas is fast approaching just over a month to go! It’s a great time for crafting whether it be gifts, food or decorations. Today I thought I would share some lovely craft ideas I have come across on the internet. I’m not normally a Christmas person,…… Continue reading Lovely Handmade Christmas Craft Ideas