Learning To Crochet – My First Makes

For a while now I have been trying to grab ten minutes here and there to try and learn crochet. You know what it’s like if you have kids, finding some time to spare can be impossible at times! So each week I have been putting some time aside to start some projects. I don’t know about you but I much prefer to browse through youtube tutorials when wanting to learn something. It just seems so much easier to actually watch… View Post

iPad Carry Case And Stand Craft

  I don’t know about you but we are definitely a tech family. PS4, Switch, Wii U, iPads, you get the gist! So today’s craft in collaboration with Hobbycraft is very apt, a tablet carry case and stand. Not only will this come in useful around the home, it would make a lovely handmade gift for Father’s Day too.   What You Will Need ✲ Hardboard ✲ Fat quarters/material ✲ Glue gun ✲ Decorative letters ✲ Elastic   I chose… View Post

Spring Country Cottage Flower Holder

Spring is here and the weather is actually starting to feel more apt for this time of year. All of the bulbs in the garden are starting to flower and the borders are a shade of golden yellow from the gorgeous daffodils. I thought we would bring you a nice flower crate to brighten up the home this Spring, with a little help from Hobbycraft.   What You Will Need – A bottle crate Glass milk bottles Artificial flowers/cut flowers… View Post

Bunny In A Basket Easter Craft

  As you have probably gathered from our previous craft posts, we are very lucky to work with Hobbycraft throughout the year creating fun crafts to do at home. Today I am sharing another easy peasy craft with you. As the shelves in the shops fill up with every kind of Easter egg you could possibly imagine, we have been busy making this super easy bunny in a basket craft. If you are after some more Easter crafts then why… View Post

Mother’s Day Handmade Gift For Her – Sweet Filled Gift Box

  Gifts don’t have to cost a fortune to be appreciated, a simple handmade keepsake like this rag wreath can mean so much more to the recipient. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I thought I would make this nice gift box filled with sweets. This handmade gift for her is the perfect craft to get the kids involved with (they will love making the sweets) and then perhaps they could give it to Nan?   What You Will Need Paper… View Post

Easy Rag Wreath Craft

Time for a craft today and as Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us, I thought I would make a Valentine’s Day inspired rag wreath (with a little help from Hobbycraft). It is unbelievably easy to do and you could use up fabric that you may have at home already. What you Need A wire hoop Fat Quarters Decoration for middle (optional)   First I made little snips roughly 1″ apart along the one edge of the fabric. Then I literally ripped the… View Post