• Craft,  Sewing

    Fabric Flower Tutorials – tried and tested

    Fabric flowers make beautiful embellishments for many items. They can be quick to make and use up fabric that you have left over from other crafts. Also, of course, you can make them to match other items you have already made.   I have been searching the internet for…

  • Craft,  Xmas

    Woolly Hat Ornaments

    These woolly hat ornaments are so easy to make and look fantastic hanging from a Christmas tree. You can use up all your old yarn scraps or buy yarn to match your decor. They are great for kids to make and cost so little. I will show you exactly…

  • Gifts for Crafters
    Craft,  Xmas

    The Best Gifts for Crafters – A Guide

    Gifts for crafters – such a big choice! We all know someone crafty and want to buy them something great for Christmas or their birthday but what? There are so many crafts out there and so many options within each one. Well, this guide will show you the best…

  • Fall Decor DIY autumn tealight holders
    Craft

    Fall Decor DIY – Tealight Holders

    There is something very special about fall decor and DIY is the way to go if you are on a budget or just love getting creative. These cute little tealight holders are so effective yet can be made in minutes. Great for your porch or table in autumn /…

  • Fabric covered box finished
    Craft

    How to Make Fabric Covered Boxes

    Fabric covered boxes can complement any room. There is no doubt that pretty boxes make your storage look so much nicer. However all storage boxes come at a price and perhaps you have everything at home to make your own for virtually nothing. Certainly we have had more items…

  • Irridescent scissors
    Craft

    Review of Craft Den and their Craft Products

    I first found @craftdenco on Instagram and loved their products. So, I bought a few bits and pieces. Since then I have made a few purchases! Craft Den is a small independent online craft retailer in the UK. Recently they have opened up their own shop, having started out…

  • Garden Gazing Balls
    Craft,  Gardening

    How to Make a Gazing Ball – DIY for your garden

    I am sure you have seen a gazing ball or glass sphere in gardens and probably thought how effective they are. Generally people now place them strategically in their garden to look pretty but originally they had a use. They were considered good luck and they were supposed to…

  • Flowers arranged
    Craft

    How to Make a Pressed Flower Bookmark

    A pressed flower bookmark is so pretty and really cheery when you re-open your book. They also make fabulous gifts that you can post really easily and inexpensively. What a great way to remember a special occasion or simply your garden flowers. If you would like to make your…

  • Yarn Bowl
    Craft

    Yarn Bowl from an upcycled wooden bowl

    If you knit or crochet then you have probably seen a yarn bowl at some point. So, what is a yarn bowl? A yarn bowl is a bowl that you put your ball of yarn into while you knit or crochet so that it does not roll around the…

  • creative live online classes
    Craft

    Creative Live online classes- A Full and Honest Review

    It is well established that lifelong learning is fantastic for our mental health. How do you go about it? Online classes are an obvious and excellent way forward. You can watch a class as many times as you like and you can work along at home if appropriate. There…