I took these a few weeks ago in glorious sunshine. Enjoy.
I have transferred a photo onto untreated wood before thanks to this great video tutorial, but wanted to experiment with what would happen if I used painted wood. Well let me tell you it’s trickier and a bit more time consuming but I like the shabby chic result. Try it on untreated wood it you … Read more
I have been making some doilie stenciled tote bags recently and listed them on Etsy this week. I piled up the used doilies on my desk and thought they looked so pretty I couldn’t resist taking a few pics!
Some photos from the Handmade Makers Market at Music in the Park, Thame on Sunday. Excellent weather and a great turnout. I put my guitar prints, badges and tote bags centre stage and people loved them. Plus the craft fair finished at 4pm so we got to go and enjoy the music afterwards!
I recently bought a new camera, a Nikon Coolpix S8200. I love it. It has great macro and zoom, looks a little bit retro and feels solid and sturdy. This camera also has a smile timer. Yes, a smile timer. I used it for the first time the other day on my family. I just … Read more
This Sunday sees the second Music in the Park taking place in Thame, my hometown. There will be great live music, lots of beer, delicious food and probably somewhat dubious dancing, but the main reason for visiting (in my humble opinion) will be the craft tent. This year there will be a Handmade Makers Market … Read more
This weekend I had the pleasure of attending my first 100th birthday party! It was my nanna’s and we had a super time, with delicious food, music and chatter. I decided to create some simple and easy to make decorations for the room the party was held in and wanted to display some of the … Read more
This bright, geometric tote bag is bang on trend and pretty simple to create. You need Some acetate Dylon fabric paint in your chosen colours A stiff paintbrush A craft knife and cutting board A steel ruler Cardboard Masking tape Take the acetate and cut geometric shapes out of it using the craft knife, cutting … Read more