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. […]

Kids crafts: fun, personalised wrapping paper

I love easel paper and always have a roll or two in my craft room. It’ so handy. I use it all the time. I cut off large pieces for the kids to draw on, I roll it out on the craft table when we’re drawing with markers or painting to catch the spills (then […]

4 ways to make your own wooden charms and embellishments

I have been making my own wooden charms and embellishments since I first started crafting with balsa wood. I usually make a big batch of them in one go and keep them in a jar in the craft room so I always have some to hand when I need them. So far I’ve added them to key chains, […]

6 tips for working with balsa wood

I have loved crafting with balsa since I first came across it. It has the lovely look of wood, but is incredibly easy to work with, so is good for a lot of fun projects. But I know most people have never heard of it before, unless they know someone who makes models, so I thought I’d […]

How to make easy wood gift tags

Have I ever told you that one of my favourite craft materials is balsa wood? I don’t think so. The reason I love it is because it has the beautiful look of wood, but is incredibly easy to cut through and turn into something else. The other day I was wrapping up a present for a friend […]

How to make a paper wreath

I have been itching to make a paper wreath for my new craft room/ studio for such a long time, I think they’re so beautiful and they really appeal to my love of texture and detail, and over the last few days I finally had the chance to make one. I LOVE how it turned […]