Top Ten Tips for Christmas Crafting

Hello Everyone I don’t know about you but I just love this time of year.  I have Christmas movies and music playing in the background from the beginning of November!! So in the spirit of the season,  I wanted to share some ideas with you on how to get a wintery festive feel into your […]

Penguin mini makes for you and the little ones

Hi Everyone Well we at that time of year again where time just flies by and everything you wanted to get done somehow doesn’t.  So I thought I’d show you a nice easy make that you can do on your own, with friends and with the little ones. We are going to make penguins and […]

Warwick Poppies and Powertex

Hello there As many of you are aware, in November this year we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the the First World War (The Great War). Our county church, St Mary’s Warwick, has a history of involvement with the military and is home to the Royal Warwickshire Regimental Chapel and so they […]

How to build an alternative statue with an armature

  Hello everyone, Annette here…… I hoped you’ve all had a stunning Summer and are ready for an awesome Autumn. My challenge this month was to create a statue representing the star sign Virgo……mmm that certainly made the old brain cells fizz.  SO……Virgo is represented by the virgin carrying wheat and she is an Earth […]

Sassy the Seahorse goes to the beach

Hello there Welcome to my Sassy Seahorse project, getting her ready for her day at the beach. For this project I used the Seahorse kit available at Kirsties handmade fair at Ragley Hall with Black Powertex and an child’s old skirt. Don’t forget to cover your work surface with plastic, wear an apron and gloves. […]

So what do you do with your spare Powertex?

Hello there I hope you are well and have enjoyed this lovely Summer. So here’s the question…….. What do you create with the spare Powertex left in your tub? You know that little bit you have left when you’ve been slightly too generous with yourself when you’ve been pouring out…. Here are a few of […]

Keepsake Kubes from old clothes

Hello there Our project theme this month is all about keepsakes, mementoes and lovely memories, so in keeping with that I would like to share with you my Keepsake Kube(s) …….there is an extra ‘s’ as I am sure you’ll want to make more than one!! My Kube has all the memories of a little […]

Why I LOVE Stone Art……

Hello there I hope you’ve been enjoying the recent spell of warm weather and haven’t been too affected by those nasty thunderstorms…..living in the Midlands we’ve had the joy of both ends of the weather spectrum!! This month I wanted to share with you my absolute love for Stone Art so I took the monthly […]

Wedding Day Wish Box

  Hello there I used the Frame kit available at Kirsties Handmade Fair, Ragley Hall to create a Wedding Day Wish Box for the happy couple.  Simply write your wish or words of wisdom onto the paper heart, tear off and place in the box for the happy couple to read later. I opted for […]

The Cheshire Cat in the Mad Hatter’s Hat

Hello there, I had a great time with the Top Hat kit that I wanted to share with you how I created the Cheshire cat on the Hat that was shown on the Hochanda show with Tracey Evans. Along with the kit I used the mdf Alice and Grin embellishments. To start with I assembled […]