Shout out for…

Adams Antics!     She happens to be my sister in law and very handy to have around the corner when I need to borrow something crafty… She gave me the scrabble pieces for my latest make which I’ll post about shortly.  Go check out her blog… She loves taking something not so pretty and turning into…

Candy Cane Marshmallows

How to (festive) spice up for your Hot chocolate!!     All you need is: Marshmallows, mini Candycanes, chocolate and sprinkles…. (I got my festive sprinkles from TKMAXX and my mini candy canes from the PoundLand.)    Melt your chocolate! Push the end of each mini Candycane into a marshmallow- the stickiness of the marshmallow…

Chocolate covered Marzipan pops

A past Christmas present for my brother who is quite difficult to buy for was a jar full of chocolate covered marzipan balls on cake pop sticks. Decorated with christmas trees and snowmen on cocktail sticks and Christmas sprinkles.    As this was made way before I had my blog I don’t have a better…

DIY Camouflage Fondant

I made this Hunting themed cake for Sunday for my Nephew, and I thought I’d share with you how I made the camo fondant as I struggled to find a tutorial that I liked the end result.     The antlers I made out of rice crispie treats covered with fondant. But I wasn’t really thinking…

Box frame gift…

So here’s the gift I made Saturday morning for Jacob, a friends little fella on his first birthday/ naming ceremony day.    The box frame and wooden star where purchased from Hobby craft. X💖X

Few little makes of late..

Here are a few little gifts I’ve made over the last couple of weeks.  A framed name print for a friends daughters birthday. To match one that I made for their son when he was born.    I also made Willow a card using my new Sizzix Craft Asylum bird die cutter. I think it’s adorable…

New toy! 

I’ve been after a sewing machine for ages, and I finally have one! Surprise I am still yet to use it… But I have some project ideas already that I want to do!    So here it is! So I haven’t used a sewing machine in about 5 years, and when I did then I…

My Halloween board👻🎃

Its nearly Halloween and I thought I’d share with you my Halloween Pinterest Board.  It has some lovely ideas for decorating/ carving your pumpkins, crafts for the kids, food ideas and general decorating. https://www.pinterest.com/TinksRVN/halloween/ I can’t wait to give some of them a try, I especially can’t wait to decorate the pumpkins like mummies with…

DIY bear stencil 🐻

Morning! With inspiration from Muggle Lives which I stumbled across last week where she used a rabbit stencil- Wouldn’t that be perfect for my little Bunny. Check out her post here. And just before J’s birthday me, my Mum, Dad and Sister had a trip to IKEA to get Jenson a new bed, some bedroom accessories ready…

Bridal Shower DIY Accessories

My busy September was kick started with a Bridal Shower (Part 2) for my lovely friend Helena. I met Helena whilst studying Animal Care and Management at Plumpton College in Sussex in 2003. We have been very close friends ever since and I was honoured when she asked me to be her Bridesmaid and her…