• Diamond Painting Kit
    Craft

    Diamond Painting – an Introduction

    What is diamond painting? How do I get started? Is it for me? Do you need great artistic talent? All great questions that you may be asking yourself. In this article I am going to try and help you answer these questions and introduce you to diamond painting. I…

  • cute felt mice
    Craft,  Sewing

    Felt Mouse Pattern Review

    I have been looking at the House of Zandra patterns and kits for a few years and I finally got on with it and bought one for a felt mouse. Here I will tell you all about my experience with the pattern and provide any tips I can to…

  • Completed painting by numbers kit
    Craft

    Painting By Numbers – Winnie’s Picks – Review

    Updated 20th May 2022 to include another kit! Do you dream of being a painter but the reality does not quite match up? If so, painting by numbers for adults could be for you. A kit will allow you to be creative and produce a fabulous piece of art…

  • Craft,  Sewing,  Xmas

    Christmas Sloth Decoration

    This kit for a Christmas sloth decoration was a great buy and so easy to make. These kits are perfect for making with kids. There is some sewing but it is simple and quick to do. The result, as you can see, is a cute sloth to hang from your…

  • Xmas Cross Stitch Kits
    Craft,  Xmas

    Cross-Stitch Xmas Kits

    This is a review of  Cross Stitch Xmas Kits. These kits are small and are primarily intended to be used to make Christmas cards. That is what I have used them for. They are quick to do and can be very effective. They certainly make a card that shows…

  • crochet blanket detail
    Craft

    Crocheting a Blanket as a beginner

    This page contains affiliate links meaning I earn a commission if you use those links at no cost to you. I only recommend brands I use and trust. Crocheting a blanket may seem ambitious as a beginner but in an earlier post, Crochet blanket – Apres-ski design,  I told you…

  • Fat Quarter Makes Kit
    Craft,  Sewing

    15 Fat Quarter Makes Kit Review

    This page contains affiliate links meaning I earn a small commission if you use those links at no cost to you. I only recommend brands I use and trust. I saw this fat quarters kit and it appealed to me. A book full of ideas and some fat quarters to…

  • Latch hook kit box
    Craft

    Latch Hook Kit

    Do you fancy making a rug or panel using a latch hook technique but you are unsure where to start? Well a kit is the best idea. I am sure that you have all seen these latch hook kits from various outlets. They are complete kits which make them…

  • Completed newspaper pots
    Gardening

    Free Biodegradable Plant Pots from old newspapers

    Free biodegradable plant pots sound good but is it too much effort? I don’t think so and I will show you how to make them and I will convince you of their merits. If you have concerns about you local newspapers and their ‘green credentials’ then consider reading this…

  • craft supplies
    Craft

    5 Top Tips for having a go at crafts

    As you know, I love having a go at different crafts so I thought that I would share my top tips for ‘having a go’. 1) Research Do your research. Make sure you know what you want to achieve and how you might do that. It is really tempting…

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