Crafts

Knitting A New Throw

Knitting A New Throw

If you have been following my blog for a while you will know that I taught myself to knit a couple of years ago and then made a throw for my room, that I completed at the beginning of the year. Since then I have […]

Coaster Making

Coaster Making

This weekend I realised I needed some coasters for the little table that we have moved from the top of the house to the lounge, as when you put drinks on it, it marks. I never like coasters when I buy them so I thought […]

Knitting A Throw The Completed Version

Knitting A Throw The Completed Version

Over two years ago I started to knit a throw, it was the first time I had ever done any knitting and it was a slow process. There was a lot of stopping and starting and a lot of the squares I had to unpick […]

Handmade Scrapbook Box for #PHWinterWorkshop Charity Auction

Handmade Scrapbook Box for #PHWinterWorkshop Charity Auction

A while ago I was contacted by Parcel Hero to participate in their #PHWinterWorkshop¬†Charity Auction for Great Ormond Street, GOSH, which I was really happy to get involved in. Parcel Hero were contacting Craft bloggers, to decorate a wooden box and include a little gift […]

Sewing for Boys

Sewing for Boys

I am a firm believer that all boys should learn to sew, so the past few months I have been looking up sewing for boys on the internet and trying to find something that Baba would actually be interested in sewing and something that he […]

A Leaf Door Decoration

A Leaf Door Decoration

Over the last few weeks we have been collecting conkers, chestnuts and acorns like they are going out of fashion, so much so that we had a whole box full and I wasn’t really sure what to do with them all. We then got a […]

Homemade Jack Skellington Halloween Costume

Homemade Jack Skellington Halloween Costume

Baba doesn’t usually care what he dresses up for Halloween, we usually get away with a quick trip to a supermarket and buy whatever is there, this year however he wanted to be Jack Skellington and was determined to be it, I searched and searched […]

How to Cover A Chair

How to Cover A Chair

A couple of weeks ago I got a dressing table for our bedroom and then I needed a chair, I found an old chair that was in the cupboard that I could use, but I knew that I wanted to cover the chair as it […]

Sewing a Skirt from a Shirt

Sewing a Skirt from a Shirt

When I first got my sewing machine for my birthday my dream was to make clothes, for myself and for the boys. Last night on a whim I decided that I wanted to sew a skirt, and I had a little look online and the […]

Handmade Dog Bandanas

Handmade Dog Bandanas

Yesterday was Buddy’s birthday, and we always celebrate the dogs birthdays, and they always receive presents, for both of their birthdays. Recently their diet has changed dramatically as Buddy has a few digestive issues so they have both put on a little weight so I […]