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

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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

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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

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Craft-a-doodle

I treated myself to a new book yesterday. I have been looking for something to help me improve my drawing, more specifically little doodles and sketches. Any little doodle I do just looks silly and a mess, and I get so frustrated with myself, surely it can’t be that difficult to doodle without it looking…… Continue reading Craft-a-doodle

Baking · Inspiration

Cookie inspiration

Following on from yesterdays post I thought I would share some other cookies and biscuits that are inspiring me at the moment. I will start with these beautiful Parisian cookies by the University of Cookie   Aren’t they awesome!? Too pretty to eat, I think I would rather admire as ornaments, I just wish I was…… Continue reading Cookie inspiration

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Shoe inspiration

I’ll take one of each please! :) (Images from stylemepretty.com)

Inspiration · Wedding Planning

Romantic ideas

I have been having a play with inspiration boards at Style Me Pretty.com. Loads of inspiring pretty pictures, and the bonus that you can build your own inspiration boards. Beautiful romantic ideas, lots of flowers, lots of candles, and pretty pastels. And then I started looking at photos that had a pop colour, it got…… Continue reading Romantic ideas