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Posts tagged – Making

24 June 2017

The Art of Gift Wrapping with Ikea

I'm sure it can't just be me that finds a nicely wrapped present an absolute joy - Tiffany's perfectly turquoise boxes with silky white ribbon come to mind, aswell as cosy old Christmas films with piles of lavishly wrapped gifts.

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21 June 2017

Simple Block printing

Block printing is one of my favourite types of printing, possibly the easiest and cheapest -  I love how so many everyday objects make the most interesting of stamps and motifs. You can easily do it at a moments notice as they'll always something you can use.

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19 May 2017

The Homemade Wedding Cake: Book Review

I think I've mentioned before that I'm making my sister's wedding cake for her wedding in October, I've been furiously pinning away (you can check out my board here), but sometimes having an actual thing to hold, read and inspire is just the thing and 'The Handmade Wedding Cake' by Natasha Collins is just the thing.

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4 May 2017

May Day Flowers

In the last couple of years various blogs have celebrated May Day by making May Day posies to give out on the day (I think I was first inspired by Seeds and Stitches and the Little Greenshed). We've done it for the last couple of years and it's such a beautiful way to celebrate the time of year, and a lovely way to get childten making and thinking about the seasons. 

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18 April 2017

Easter Weekend

Hands up who has the post bank holiday blues? Meee! I'm pretty tired from doing lots of things outdoors (that and my first back to school/preschool run), I've definitely over indulged in chocolate eggs, and the house is still full of cake crumbs and toys but oh it was so worth it!

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30 January 2017

Hobbycraft Spring/Summer Bloggers Event

We were so pleased to be invited to the Hobbycraft Spring/Summer blog event, as even though we both spend lots of time making, it was such a treat to be taught by talented craftspeople. 

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