A Quick Autumn Catch Up

A Quick Autumn Catch Up

Hello, hello! And a Happy Autumn to you all! Do you ever find that, although you really want to do something, something always seems to hold you back? You keep telling yourself you’re going to do it but you never actually get round to it. Or you find all sorts of excuses not to do … 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

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

Spring is Here and The Knitting is Easy

Spring is Here and The Knitting is Easy

Spring Is Here! So, Spring has finally arrived in the North East of Scotland! Having said that, we haven’t actually had a ‘proper’ winter this year. We did have a few days of light snow and some cold, frosty mornings but, on the whole, not much of a winter at all and I have to … Read More

Mastering the Craft of Knitting

Mastering the Craft of Knitting

A few weeks ago I was browsing Facebook – as you do – when I came across a really interesting article on the Mail Online headed, ‘Why we’ve forgotten how to knit (but can still use Wi-Fi)‘. It lists 20 traditional skills, including knitting, map reading and spelling and grammar, that are in danger of … Read More