9 reasons crafting is good for you

I have gone through the ebb and flow of being creative many times in my life. Going from drawing for hours every day when I was in high school and college, through dropping almost everything when  I started working because I thought that’s what responsible adults did, to going DIY crazy when we got married […]

DIY Halloween placemats

Did you see the Halloween placemats I made for the kids table the other week? This week I’m back with a quick tutorial for some DIY Halloween placemats that can be enjoyed by the grown ups too. And they’re really easy to make…when you know how. Confession time. I messed up big time on these the […]

How to make your own book page tassels

I’m taking a break from Halloween crafts today to share a super easy tassel tutorial instead. I shared these tassels on Guidecentral a while back, but not here. I’m kind of kicking myself I didn’t because they’re now one of favourite ways to embellish gifts. They’re so easy to make and look really pretty, especially when layered with other […]

Make an easy bat garland (with template)

One of the things I love about crafting my own holiday decorations is that I can make them exactly what I need them to be. This is especially true at Halloween. Right now we’re definitely in a cutesy phase. The kids are young and we’re not really into scary stuff, so I make things suitable for them. I […]

Make spooky Halloween placemats

Can you believe it? Halloween is only a month away! This year I’m trying to be slightly more prepared than I have been in previous years, including crafting some decorations for the house. I have some fun projects lined up and hope to share them all with you. First up; spooky Halloween placemats for the […]

DIY photo bookmarks

Hi lovelies, Hope you had a nice summer. I’m so happy to be back here with you! It’s been too long. And I’m launching straight into a fun, easy craft; DIY photo bookmarks. I’m using balsa wood as a base to make them more stable. This is a photo heavy post, but don’t worry, the project […]

Turn a terracotta pot into a cute hostess gift

Hey lovelies, It’s been a while. How are you? Summer treating you okay? I don’t know about you, but we socialise a lot in the summer. If we head over to one of our friends’ houses, I usually want to bring a little something extra, not just a bottle of wine. A while back I got […]

How to make a messenger bag

DIY trailing butterfly planter

I have a lovely outdoor DIY project for you today- a trailing butterfly planter. We have spent the past few years gradually clearing and planning our garden. The garden was one of the major selling points when we viewed the house, it was just gorgeous, but as soon as we moved in we realised almost everything was planted […]

How to make a personalised father’s day banner

Hey lovelies, Thanks for your lovely comments on my a day in my life post! You cracked me up with your comments on me getting up so early. Today I’m back with another tutorial. This Father’s Day banner is a great craft for families with kids of different ages since there is something everyone can do. […]