Creating A Vintage Christmas With Book Paper Projects

If you are someone who likes vintage crafting, there’s a good chance you have a stash of old books at the ready. There’s just something about browning book pages that adds character to a vintage project… especially at Christmas. So today I thought I’d share a few of my own vintage book paper … [Read more...]

Handmade Vintage Angel Christmas Ornament

Making handmade Christmas ornaments is like adding a little bit of your heart to the Christmas tree… And I like being able to make something that is original, one-of-a-kind and uniquely ‘me’. Handmade Christmas ornaments also make great gift tags too, so this is a project that does double … [Read more...]

How to Paint Shabby Fall Owls

Personally, I feel owls fit in perfectly with fall and winter decor. Although I have mine out all year round, I do tend to make a feature of them more in the cooler months. This year they are sitting in the hydrangea corner in a show of soft mauves, greys and greens. Today I’m sharing a … [Read more...]

Shabby Fall Projects Using Fabric Scraps

I was in my craft room today when I sat back for a moment and admired my shabby fall decor…. it looks so soft and pretty. Whilst I was daydreaming about shabbilicious pretties, it struck me that nearly all of my fall projects utilised just small pieces of fabric and were perfect for those … [Read more...]

DIY: Shoes for Blossom

It was never actually in my plans to make Blossom a pair of sweet little shoes. But I like those projects that take you by surprise… don’t you? So it happened that I was looking at gorgeous baby shoes online and then it struck me… what if I could make a shoe pattern that would fit Blossom’s … [Read more...]

DIY: How to Dress Your ‘look-a-like’ Maileg Rabbit

Let me introduce you to Blossom… She’s a Maileg Rabbit doppelganger….  sort of ‘same, same but different’. While Blossom looks like one of those adorable Scandinavian Maileg Rabbits, she is actually a homemade version, but I think she is still pretty cute! At 22 inches tall, Blossom is the … [Read more...]

How To Make a Maileg ‘look-a-like’ Rabbit

For a long while now, I’ve been absolutely smitten with all things Scandinavian. My love of GreenGate and Tilda has filled my blog posts for many years now and I know that many of you love it all too. There’s another gorgeous Scandi item I’ve been coveting… the Maileg Rabbit. They are not … [Read more...]

DIY – Pincushion Angel

Back in 2011 I designed this sweet pincushion angel for use in my Studio classroom. Everyone that visited my studio fell in love with her…. so in 2013, after many requests I decided to make the design into an E-pattern to sell in my Boutique. My little Pincushion Angel was a huge hit and … [Read more...]

DIY – Homemade Silk Flower Cards

Hello friends! I’ve been a little quiet online this past week, as I’m working on a really big project…. [squeal] I’m super excited to share it with you in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, I’m sharing another one of my greeting card crafts today. I love how these cards are more than just a card…. they … [Read more...]

Scrappy Fabric Flower Tags

Once or twice a year I get out my crafting supplies and make a large batch of handmade cards and tags, that will see me through the year. Last week I went to my card box to find a suitable card to send a friend and was horrified to find the box was empty. Soooo… this past week I’ve been making … [Read more...]