techniques · Things I buy

How to make your own Blending Tools

I love when I find some cool cheap way of making my crafting work better for me. I was shopping in Walmart the other day and I came across these makeup sponges. I was drawn to them as they are a curved wedge shaped and not the same as others I’ve seen. You get 18…… Continue reading How to make your own Blending Tools

Medium Gift Boxes · Unusual Gift Boxes & Bags · Weddings

A nice treat for any Dinner Party

Following on from my Orb Gift Box I put together this elegant Dinner Party gift or Wedding Favor. I promise its not as hard as it looks, just some clever scoring and 1 piece of card. To make this you will need… 11.5/8 x 8.1/4 card stock Along 8.1/4 score at 1, 3.3/8, 4.3/8, 6.3/4…… Continue reading A nice treat for any Dinner Party

gift boxes · Medium Gift Boxes

Orb Shaped Gift Box

Living in China I constantly see beautiful gift boxes and packaging and it fills me with so much inspiration and new ideas…food shopping has become fun again! I sat down with my trusty score board and some copy paper and came up with this cool Orb looking gift box. I used a real mix of…… Continue reading Orb Shaped Gift Box

gift boxes · Large Gift Boxes · Male themed paper craft

Geometric Fathers Day Box

Thought I would do a Fathers Day project seeing as the UK celebrates all the wonderful men in our lives this Sunday. These are big boxes 3 x 5.1/2 so lots of room for treats. To make these you will need… A piece of 12 x 11.1/4 card stock A piece of coordinating card for…… Continue reading Geometric Fathers Day Box

Achievements

Feeling quite proud of myself!

My blog is famous…well at least a little bit!! I found out this week that my little blog has been recommended by Making Cards Magazine as Managing Editor Sally Jarvis’s ‘Ones to Watch’ From something I started a little over 6 months ago its now become a huge diary cataloging my world of Paper Craft.…… Continue reading Feeling quite proud of myself!

gift bags

Gift Bag Week, Project Number 7

Today I share with you my last project from my Gift Bag week. These lovely Bucket style gift bags I’ve seen these in a smaller form on YouTube but I wanted to make something bigger. These are 8 x 8 x 3 so a really great size. To make these great gift bags you need……… Continue reading Gift Bag Week, Project Number 7