Christmas · Christmas Workshop 2018 · DIY Gifts · mini albums · Organisers, Notebooks & Journals · Papercraft · Photo Albums · Scrapbooks & Albums

Christmas Mini Album

Hello everyone, last week I shared how to make this beautiful Christmas Mini Album for 6″ x 4″ photos.   I do love making Mini Albums, there is something about holding a finished album in you’re hands, which beats any shop bought one! I wanted an album to hold 6″ x 4″ photos and can’t…… Continue reading Christmas Mini Album

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techniques

DIY Coloured Embossing Paste

I first made my own Embossing Paste a few years back now and was really pleased with my recipe. There are loads of different methods on YouTube and Pinterest which I have tried but not really been happy with  the results. Embossing pastes are so expensive and you only get a little amount. For $3-4…… Continue reading DIY Coloured Embossing Paste

gift boxes · Medium Gift Bags · Mother's Day Series 2017 · mothers day · Reinforced Gift Boxes · Small Gift Boxes

Trinket Box

Hi everyone, so my Mothers Day Series 2017 draws to an end finishing with this very elegant Trinket Box. The box measures 3 x 3 x 4.1/2  and is completely re-enforced. The detail from the embellishments and chain inside really finish this box off. . To make these boxes you will need…  Plain card measuring…… Continue reading Trinket Box

gift bags · large gift bags · Mother's Day Series 2017 · mothers day

Nice big Gift Bags!

Number 4 of my Mothers Day Series 2017 Now there are thousands of wonderful gift bag tutorials on YouTube but I found very little showing how to make very large bags. I was asked by a friend to make a big bag for a gift she had and it got me thinking about making more…… Continue reading Nice big Gift Bags!

Card Craft · Valentines Series 2017

My wonderful Valentines cards

So its been all about Valentines Day for me this week, I’ve made so many gift boxes however not one Valentines card! Panicking slightly I started searching through all my Framelits and came across my Stampin Up ‘Sunshine Wishes’ Shop Here I wanted a cool background on my cards and was going to stamp my own…… Continue reading My wonderful Valentines cards

Card Craft · gift boxes · Small Gift Boxes · Valentines Series 2017

Mini ‘Love Hearts’ themed acetate fronted gift box

Continuing with my Valentines themed week I have made these cute boxes to hold 8 mini ‘Love Hearts’ sweets. I got the inspiration from a box I saw in the supermarket and just adapted it to the size and style I needed. My cardstock was from Wilko & Pound World, and the stamp set from…… Continue reading Mini ‘Love Hearts’ themed acetate fronted gift box

Card Craft · gift boxes · Reinforced Gift Boxes · Small Gift Boxes · Valentines Series 2017

Love Hearts gift box

So continuing the Valentines Day theme today I have made this really lovely ‘Love Hearts’ gift box. These sweets are one of my childhood favourites and are a perfect little gift to give to someone. I made this box to fit 4 tubes of Love Hearts perfectly and I think it turned out pretty well.…… Continue reading Love Hearts gift box

Things I buy

My obsession with Card Stock!

I’m currently away visiting family so I’ve been unable to do any crafting, however that doesn’t mean I cant buy stuff! Firstly I was wondering around Sainsbury’s yesterday and browsing their magazines. I came across Mollie Makes a beautiful, colourful magazine. The cover instantly caught my attention and the free pack of pretty pencils was…… Continue reading My obsession with Card Stock!

Things I buy

New Toys!

January may be cold, dull and depressing but I’ve always loved it! You see my birthday is in January and as a child, I would be given birthday money to spend in the sales. My pennies always went further as I made sure I brought bargains and therefore got a lot more things! Still, at…… Continue reading New Toys!

gift bags · Medium Gift Bags

Everybody loves the Sunshine.

The excitement when I saw the postman approaching my house holding all my Stampin Up goodies, purchasing during the Sale-A-Bration meant freebies and I couldn’t wait to get my hands on them. Straight to the craft room I go, the goodies still cold from the January weather I get straight to work on a lovely…… Continue reading Everybody loves the Sunshine.