Creative Thursday

Creative Thursday

Creative Thursday ‘be free, be happy, be true – be creative every day, especially Thursdays!’ ~ Marisa Anne I love that little quote and, as it’s Thursday today, it seemed particularly appropriate. It’s from the introduction to the book ‘Creative Thursday’ by Marisa Anne; a ¬†book that I picked up a few years ago when … Read More

DIY Paper Gift Bags For Gift Cards, Money and Other Small Items

DIY Paper Gift Bags For Gift Cards, Money and Other Small Items

  Giving gift cards, vouchers, magazine subscriptions or money as a present can save a whole lot of hassle as far as looking for presents goes but when it comes to how to present these things as a gift, it’s not quite as easy. You can, of course, put the voucher, etc., inside a greeting … Read More

Knitting: Knotted Openwork Stitch

Knitting: Knotted Openwork Stitch

Well, it would appear that Spring has well and truly sprung here in North East Scotland. Right now we have wall to wall blue skies and sunshine. I’m sitting writing this with the windows of my home office wide open and all I can hear is the sound of birdsong and the odd dog barking … Read More

14 Gift Ideas For the Crafters in Your Life

14 Gift Ideas For the Crafters in Your Life

I know it’s a bit late but I’m sure there are still plenty of you out there who, like me, have yet to finish your Christmas shopping and so I thought I would give you a few last minute gift ideas for that very special group of people – crafters. Crafters are generally very easy … Read More

Make Your Own DIY Air Freshener

Make Your Own DIY Air Freshener

I’m not a fan of shop-bought/artificial air fresheners. They draw you in with their pretty packaging and their exotic or wholesome names such as ‘pure cotton’ or ‘Japanese Lakeside’ but, when you finally get them home, they never quite live up to your expectations and they never quite smell the way you think they’re going … Read More

Goodbye, September. Hello, October!

Goodbye, September. Hello, October!

So, another month has flown past and I truly have no idea where the time has gone. One minute it’s September and I’m rejoicing the fact that Autumn has finally arrived; the next minute it’s October and I am struggling to remember what happened in September. I do love October though. Once October arrives it … Read More