These are a few of my favorite shops…

These are a few of my favorite shops…

So its been a little quiet on the blog front for a while. In fact, my blog has been pretty much abandoned for quite some time. So what have I been doing in all that time? working, getting married, being pregnant and for the last six months, being a mum. But not to worry, this …

A very handmade christmas…

A very handmade christmas…

One would assume that Christmas would be a crafter’s delight, providing ample opportunity and excuse for creating and making. However, I have always found the cheesy music, gaudy decor and general excess somewhat trying. This year, in an effort to look on the bright side  and to be less of a ‘bar humbug’ I have …

Learn to make (more) things!

Learn to make (more) things!

I just discovered another lovely site that has all sorts of creative workshops and courses. Creative Bug is much like Craftsy and has a great selection of online content to keep you crafting and making. Make sure you check it out. I am thinking of learning how to design my own fabric. What do you …

Leti’s Blanket

Leti’s Blanket

I have been out of action for the past few weeks with a mystery virus. Such a long stretch of isolation and inactivity are the perfect ‘craftertunity’ (credit to my lovely friend Alex for that one).  As a result I have been a busy bee making pom-pom garlands for the wedding, creating some polymer clay …

Crafty sites for pom-pom making

Crafty sites for pom-pom making

Lately I have been thinking a lot about pom-poms. I like them. They are fun and colourful and easy to make. I am particularly interested in pom-poms for wedding decorations so I have been doing a lot of pom-pom reading. I have collected a lovely list of pom-pom sites for your creative pleasure. 1. The …