Some 8/9 years ago I used to attend a local craft group. I was the youngest there by at least one, possibly two, decades and a complete rookie in comparison to the other ladies there. I used to sit in awe marvelling over their intricate craft projects, particularly the scrapbooking crafters ... Read More about Try it Tuesday – Scrapbooking Stampin’ Up! Style
As my mum in law has been so supportive since I lost my mum, I wanted to make her a card to give her on Mother's Day to thank her for everything she has done and continues to do for me. The card is really easy to make. I chose Calypso Coral as I wanted to steer away from the usual pink and ... Read More about Try it Tuesday – Something to be Thankful for cards
So today is my second Mother's Day without my mum. My mum passed away suddenly on New Year's Eve 2013. She passed away surrounded only by the medical staff trying to save her. I never got to say goodbye. Mum never wanted a fuss on Mother's Day. A handmade card and a bunch of ... Read More about You’re a Fabulous Work of Art Giveaway
Last Thursday for our monthly munchkin free date day, my husband and I went for a trip out to Ikea - meatballs and masses of flat-pack furniture - romantic eh?! Let's just say I got a bit giddy with all the craft storage on offer and as a result, my Little Paper Playground is in the midst of an ... Read More about Try it Tuesday – Craft Room Overhaul Halts Play!
Bedtime stories with a toddler can be quite eventful. You start the book, they want to make shadow puppets with their reading lamp. You continue the book, apparently Postman Pat is stuck in the delivery train and it is imperative he is rescued before lights out. After said toddler ... Read More about Big Shot Bonanza – Balloon Framelit Bookmarks
After having a great play around with the fabulous different stamps on offer within the Perpetual Birthday Calendar set on my thank you cards here, I decided they'd also be great to use on gift tags too. I don't know about you, but in our house it always seems to be that we wrap the gift and then ... Read More about Try it Tuesday – Stacked With Love Gift Tags