Zeena Shah lino print workshop

I’ve been meaning to share some images from the lino printing workshop that I attended a few months ago at the lovely Zeena Shah’s creative workshop in London. I made two stamps during the evening. One that says ‘hi’ so that I can use it for cards and letters and another that was a simple…

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DIY Wreath

Today I’m going to share with you an ‘inspired by’ DIY. I have lots of inspiration for potential makes over on my craft pinterest board and the other evening I sat and made a wreath that was inspired originally by this: As you can see, I took the idea of the leaves and adapted it…

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A Christmas craft round up

The temperature has well and truly dropped, the winter woolies are out and the Christmas tree is up. Time to get planning for Christmas. Am I late? Have you started already? Ok, perhaps I’m misleading you a bit. I have already started planning for Christmas as I’m taking full advantage of shopping online for gifts…

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Autumn door wreath

Yesterday, I visited Lavenders of London in Isleworth. It’s an absolute treasure trove of flowers, Christmas ornaments and lights. It also has plenty of ribbon and other accessories that you can use in home craft projects and I have to be honest and say that it was tricky not to walk out of there with…

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January’s Make

At the start of the year I wrote a post sharing some of my goals for 2012. One of my goals was to make/craft something new at least once a month. So without further ado, here is my January make… My gran first taught me to embroider when I was a young child and I’ve been…

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Celebrate in style

I have a simple yet effective DIY to share with you today. It’s a sequin evening clutch bag – perfect for this New Year’s Eve. Here’s how I did it: First of all I scoured the local charity shops looking for a suitable clutch bag that I could embellish for my DIY. I managed to…

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Crafty Christmas trees

We put our Christmas tree and house decorations up this past weekend and I love how cosy and warm the house feels. I found these fabulous mini trees via pinterest and am now trying to decide which one to make…. I went on a walk with my nephew last week and we collected pine cones…

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Celebrate December

It’s December the 1st. You would not believe how excited my class were today. It was very sweet –  I have never ever seen children so happy to reach the 1st of December! Granted this is the youngest class I have ever taught (they are currently 7 – 8 years old) so I guess I…

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