Camo second time round

My brother asked me to make a cake for my nephew, funnily enough he said he wanted to same cake as last year.  Not one for doing the exact same cake I said yes but id change it a little! I kept the Camo fondant the same, which you can find my DIY tutorial here. And…

Autumn – Crafting with Kids

On our mornings walk home after dropping J at school today, we collected some leaves.  Both the kids love walking through fallen leaves and listening to the crunch and the rustle. Bunny in particular is a fan of collecting them. She last done so on a dog walk with a friend on Tuesday morning, they…

Autumn themed card

It was my friend 1st Wedding Anniversary at the beginning of the month.  If you have been following me for atleast a year you may remember the Wedding Cake I made them!  For this card I used autumnal colours for the watercolour background. Embossed in bronze some feathers, leaves would have been better but I didn’t have…

Moving in gift.

My brother in law Jack and his lovely lady Chloe moved in to their first place a while back.     It’s taken me a while to sort their moving in gift out, I was looking for for a different frame! I traipsed round charity shop after charity shop trying to find a really gorgeous antique…

A friend in need!

A friend of mine is being bridesmaid for her sister and she was planning some bridal shower crackers for a cream tea. She ordered all the bits and arrived at mine one night and together we put these beauties. Inside where questions for the bride and posh chocolates.       Aren’t these adorable šŸ˜.   

IKEA GADDIS basketĀ 

On a recent trip to IKEA I purchased a GADDIS basket for Ā£10, to use as a laundry basket in the bedroom.  My original plan was to paint or spray paint part of it but today I came up with a different idea. What you’ll need: The basket Artificial flowers heads, mine I took off…

More to greetings cards than meets the eye..

I am a sucker for pretty greetings cards! Lately I seem to purchase them, not for anyone, not for an occasion but purely because I think they are pretty. I’ve done this with fabric samples also, head over to a previous post of mine – Fly away with me to see what that turned out like.   …

Quick and easy kids activity.

This afternoon the kids and I made some  bird feeders, very basic, but easy! And therefore perfect for the kids. What we used: Loo roll tubes Peanut butter Bird seed Lolly sticks    First start by cutting a small slit in two sides (in the same place) and insert the lolly stick:    Then smother…

Fly away with me…

Thought I’d share with you fabulous lot this little gem I made today!  Cost a total of Ā£3.50, cost of the frame only! Frame from IKEA, fabric sample from John Lewis, hand scribble (which was much neater in my practice runšŸ˜«).    Goes lovely in our newly decorated bedroom.  *Update* This framing of pretty fabric…

A new purpose

A new purpose for… The children’s paintings.  If your anything like me and you don’t like to throw out the copious amounts of paintings/ drawings you get from your children but you have so many you kinda need to start disposing of some… Then this is for you. My mother in law has been on…