Create beautiful chandeliers and mobiles using embroidery hoops with fabric ribbons, photographs, paper, felt balls and other materials.
Are you an artist, musician, designer or otherwise creative person? Sometimes you feel the burning desire to create…. but you can't focus on anything or don't know where to start. How about a few tips to kick-start your creative juices and help you get motivated again?
Almost the end of November. A month until Christmas. Who's got the decorations out yet? Who loves a bit of minimalist Scandinavian Christmas in their house this year? Now here's a thought. We can either find our toddlers shattering the pretty sparkly baubles on the floor, the dog eating the tinsel and discover those pesky … Continue reading Get a minimalist Scandinavian Christmas decor with no fuss
It's the season to feel festive and drink mulled wine. You snuggle up under a blanket, have the fire on and spend time with family. Then it’s also the season to be bombarded with high street consumerism. In addition to that you get stuck in traffic because everyone is queuing up to get to the … Continue reading Your Etsy Christmas Gift Guide for gorgeous original gifts
Every year it's the same issue. What to buy the kids this Christmas? This blog post gives you some ideas for guilt-free, eco-friendly gifts for children. go plastic free We all love Christmas and we all love to give each other something nice. Most of us love a bit of festive shopping, especially when the … Continue reading What to buy the kids this Christmas. Top five guilt-free, no plastic, eco friendly gifts
Christmas crafts with pom poms to create garlands, baubles and tree decorations
First of all, thank you for your support this year! For reading this blog, liking and following me on Facebook and Twitter and of course, for your purchases of my vintage homeware and giving me commissions. It's been an amazing year and I am looking forward creating beautiful things again in the next. Here's a … Continue reading Free fabric scrap wreath tutorial
I love graphic design and creating blogs, postcards, posters, flyers, business cards and more. I also love free printable vintage tags and labels. Make your Christmas gifts and decorations extra special this year with these ideas! Just something I made Great round labels. Lately I have come across some absolutely gorgeous free printable and downloadable … Continue reading Free printable vintage tags and wrapping paper for Christmas
Felted garland tutorial from Small Bird Blog I have been browsing the internet loads to find inspiration and cool ideas to create handmade Christmas decoration to sell at the upcoming Christmas fairs. I have already made some lovely fabric rag wreaths, but am also going to have a go at making tree ornaments and anything … Continue reading DIY craft project tutorials – for a homemade Christmas
December is an expensive month. It's all about eating that special food, wearing those special clothes, adding that special decoration to your home, let alone buying all those extra special gifts for everyone. It's fun (right?), but it's madness! This blog is all about tastefully saving money by recycling, buying vintage or making stuff yourself, … Continue reading DIY gifts on a budget