Homemade cards using linoprinted paper and wallpaper

Making Cards

April and May always seem to feel like really busy months.  In addition to Easter and two sets of bank holidays it is also my mum and brother’s birthday’s.  So I am often left frantically trying to combine fitting in lots of making and gardening in between family time and visits with friends! Here are…

Love! Free pattern for crochet letters and heart for card from Make My Day Creative

Love! Card

I love mixing up my different crafty hobbies; this one’s card making and crochet. This is the card I made for my parents wedding anniversary last week.  It is based on one I made a while ago, but I made a note of what I did this time so now you can crochet your own! …

Butterfly cards - available in my shop :)

Card making tips and tricks

I think most of us have made our own cards at some point, even if it was only as a small child at school.  Making a card in itself isn’t difficult, but I think most people struggle with making something they are really happy with.  So here are some of my top tips to help…

Two cards for two great mums

Handmade Mother’s Day Cards

I’m very privileged to have both a wonderful mum and a wonderful mother-in-law (and I’m not just saying that because they both sometimes pop by this blog)!  So of course I wanted to make sure they got handmade cards for mother’s day. I started with these great butterfly stickers from a local craft store (similar…

More cards, more parties! :)

More Cards!

As I mentioned in my last post about the diamond scarves I have been busy making for my grandparents, it was their 60th wedding anniversary celebrations last weekend.  We all had a great time (perhaps surprisingly in Norfolk in February) eating too much food and hearing some lovely speeches. I made this card to go…

Pretty Card 3

Pretty Card

What a week.  Started off with a cold but I recovered just in time for my birthday – I had a pancake party!  So not much time for being crafty between the sniffles and cleaning up sticky pancake batter (yes, it got everywhere)! It was also my sister-in-laws birthday this week so I did manage…

Wallpaper Cards

I was in B&Q the other day and somehow ended up in the wallpaper aisle.  We are planning on redecorating our living room but don’t have the funds for it yet so it was probably a bit soon to be picking out wallpaper!  However I couldn’t resist tearing off a few samples.  Needless to say…