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Hello everyone and welcome to my first confession of 2019. I hope you have all had a good start to the year? Did you make any New Year resolutions? I haven’t other than I’m going to try and be more creative with the mountain of crafting products I already have. I was going to refrain […]

Hello everyone and welcome to my first blog post of 2019. I hope you are all managing to keep warm and dry during all this snowy weather we are having? Today I’m sharing with you my altered envelope. I was recently sent a collection of items as shown. This collection included dies from Joy Crafts. […]

Materials:- Dies:- Nested Hearts – Clarity Stamps – 809508 – £24.99 Card/Paper:- A3 Pink and Peach Paper Clarity Stamps – Designer Parchment – Indian Summer – 390742 Miscellany:- Guillotine – Tonic Scoreboard – Tonic Trimmer – 032066 Brown Fine Liner Glue Crafts Too – Rounder – 129010 Instructions:- Box One. 1. Cut selected card to […]

Hello, everyone! It’s still cold in northern Wisconsin, (because it’s winter and also water is wet) so I decided to make up a game. Have you ever seen that TV cooking show where the contestants are given a box of ingredients and have to make something out of it? If so, this is my version. […]

Hello everyone. Thought I’d blog something different this time. Why do you craft? We all started somewhere. I, like many of you, find crafting therapeutic. I have a busy work life as I work from home and started in September a full-time position which means I have a little more time for crafting. Crafting has […]

Hello everyone, well I’ve been busy sorting out the craft room and moving craft stuff from the lounge/dining room back upstairs. Been taking me months but I am getting there slowly, bit by bit. Well did you manage to catch the lovely and very talented Hayley West on Hochanda with her new concept for patchwork […]

There are times in your life when you get so excited about starting a new art project that everything else just gets put on the back boiler. That’s exactly what happened when I got my hands on one of the new Powertex small art doll Templates. These three new projects are launching on Hochanda on […]

Hi everyone, from the frozen tundra (aka Wisconsin)! It was -54 degrees when I decided I needed a shot of spring, so I decided to work on my sister’s butterfly tree early. She’s not expecting it until March, but because I was so in the need of spring, it’s all coming early. I thought you […]

Hi everyone, and welcome to my latest blog! Today, we have ice and snow on the ground here in northern Wisconsin, so join me round the craft table and let’s jump right into today’s project. This one I’m going to do a bit differently, just in case you’d like to make one, too. You will […]

Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog, I really can’t believe we are nearly in February already! It will be spring and then summer before we know it, all the beautiful flowers in bloom. I was thinking of summer that inspired me to make a wreath incorporating the brand new “roses” flower making kit […]