Craft basics

How to make a personalised baby gift | Unique gifts | Box frame gifts

What better way to introduce a new addition to the family, with a personalised box frame gift, handmade by you? I've seen some gorgeous box framed gifts on sites such as not-on-the-high-street. They look great and they usually cost around £30 to buy but if you want to make your gift that bit more special,… Continue reading How to make a personalised baby gift | Unique gifts | Box frame gifts

Card making, Craft

Button cards | Card making | Handmade cards

A beginners guide to button card making.... I recently received this personalised button card from my soon to be sister-in-law and I instantly loved it. I'd never seen anything like this before; quirky and fairly simple to make. I went online and found myself at The Range online store and bought a few basics to… Continue reading Button cards | Card making | Handmade cards

Craft, DIY Wedding

Light-up floral letter |Wedding decorations | Home decor

These light-up letters/symbols look great and are so simple to make. It took me about 20 minutes from start to end and cost around £12. You could use these letters at your wedding and then use them as a decor piece in your home as a keep sake. But you don't need to be getting… Continue reading Light-up floral letter |Wedding decorations | Home decor

kids crafts

Half term holiday crafts | Kids crafts

How to keep the kids busy over the holidays. I dont have any munchkins but I do have close friends and family with kids and they sometimes run out of ideas about how to keep the little ones entertained over the holidays. So I've pulled together some of my favourite kid craft ideas. All the… Continue reading Half term holiday crafts | Kids crafts

Decopatch bauble decoration
Christmas crafts, Craft

How to make handmade Christmas baubles-Tutorial 1 | Décopatch bauble

I know that Christmas feels like it's ages away but it will sneak up on you especially if you want to make some handmade gifts for friends or if you're planning on making your own Christmas decorations for yourself or for craft fairs. Over the next couple of months I'm going to show you how… Continue reading How to make handmade Christmas baubles-Tutorial 1 | Décopatch bauble

Jewellery Making

Beauty & the Beast Pendant | Jewellery making

The new Beauty & Beast film has inspired me to make these DIY Disney style pendants. The first is made from a print-out of the Rose in a glass and the other is of the iconic scene where Belle and the Beast danced. These Beauty and the Beast necklaces will only take 15 minutes to… Continue reading Beauty & the Beast Pendant | Jewellery making

DIY Personalised Letter Gift
Craft, DIY Room Decor

How to make a personalised decoration | DIY teen room décor

It was my gorgeous niece's birthday at the weekend and I wanted to make her something special and unique. She's a tween, turning 11 (going on 18) and I think she would like something for her bedroom. I've seen alphabet letters on highstreet and I wanted to make something similar but with a personalised touch.… Continue reading How to make a personalised decoration | DIY teen room décor

Jewellery Making

Lily earrings |Jewellery making | Mother’s Day gifts

With Mother's Day just around the corner, I wanted to share some Mother's Day gift ideas. Why not make her something personal like a pair earrings handmade by you? All products and tools can be purchased from Beads Direct To make these lily earrings you will need: 2x Ball head Headpins 2x 6mm Freshwater Pearls… Continue reading Lily earrings |Jewellery making | Mother’s Day gifts

DIY Room Decor, DIY Wedding

Satin & lace hanging heart| DIY wedding ideas

This stunning DIY wedding heart is simple to make and super light. This means it can be hung or carried almost anywhere! You could make several and hang them from the chairs or along church pews down the aisle. They would make a great alternative (or addition) to flowers at a fraction of the cost.… Continue reading Satin & lace hanging heart| DIY wedding ideas

Craft, Craft basics

How to make a ribbon bow | Craft basics

Mastering how to make a bow from ribbon is simple. Just follow these steps: Step 1. Get a piece of cotton measuring approx. 30cm and tie a knot at the end Step 2. Make a bow shape from a piece of ribbon. You can do this by wrapping it around the palm of your hand.… Continue reading How to make a ribbon bow | Craft basics