Valentine’s Day Cards

February 10, 2019

Pretty much anyone can pop out to the shops to buy a card for someone.  Never mind the specialist cards shops, all major supermarkets and even small village shops have […]

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Valentine’s Day Gifts and Decorations

February 3, 2019

It won’t be long before we reach the day of the year on which romance rules!  We’ve had a look around the interweb to see what ideas are out there […]

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Learn How to Sew – Part 1

January 27, 2019

As we begin a new year, it’s the time to think about starting new hobbies, resurrecting old ones or learning new skills. We have to put our hands up here […]

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National Pie Day

January 19, 2019

Christmas and New Year are rapidly becoming a distant memory so what better way to cheer up a dull January than by embracing National Pie Day!  After all, it is […]

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Baking for Veganuary

January 5, 2019

Well, the new year has started so Veganuary is here again! Veganuary is, of course, the renaming of January to encourage people to adopt a plant based diet for a month. […]

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What To Do With Leftover Mince Pies & Other Christmas Treats

December 27, 2018

Is there such a thing as leftovers when it comes to Christmas goodies?  I guess this is possible if you are a generous soul who wants to make sure none […]

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Needlefelt your Christmas Ornaments

December 15, 2018

Now that you have perhaps had a go at some of the Needlefelting Projects for Beginners, you might like to try producing some needlefelted ornaments for Christmas.  With this type of […]

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Christmas Gift Ideas for the Baker

December 13, 2018

If you know someone who has always had a yen to start baking and perhaps have a go at cake decorating, then here are some Christmas gift suggestions. You never […]

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Non-Traditional Christmas Cakes

December 7, 2018

Christmas cake recipes tend to be handed down as part of the family tradition and the same cake mixture and decorative scheme produced year on year.  And that’s a great […]

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Using Buttons on Handmade Christmas Cards

December 6, 2018

In our earlier post, we looked at the ways you can use buttons in the design of your homemade greetings cards.  Here, we take a look at using them in […]

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Cross Stitch Christmas Gift Ideas for Adults

December 1, 2018

For the grown up crafter in your life, there are many ideas for that special Christmas gift.  One really good idea is to buy a cross stitch kit that will […]

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Christmas Cake Decoration Ideas

November 30, 2018

It’s that time of year, in the run up to Christmas, when Christmas cakes are baked and iced ready for the festive season.  And then there is the question of […]

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