No Place Like Home Frame – December DIY

I hope you liked the little DIY kit in your December Kit this month. I just love the cute little wooden house. Today I have a project to share with you using the house and some other pieces from the kit. I've made this really sweet piece of mixed media art that I've framed and [...]

By | December 24th, 2016|Creative, DIY, Inspiration, Kit Inspiration, Tutorials, Vintage|0 Comments

Funky Photo Place Settings

I decided to have a change from my usual Christmas place settings this year. Over the years I've made traditional place cards, gifts tag style settings, name tags on homemade crackers, mini gifts with name tags attached. But this year, I'm playing with photos to use as my place settings. The idea is that after [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Creative, DIY, Inspiration, Kit Inspiration, Tutorials, Vintage|0 Comments

Is this ‘Your Type’ of inspiration???

Today is an inspiration day here on the blog. Seeing as this month's theme is 'type' I have lots of 'wordy' inspiration for you. I'm going to start with a couple of pieces that I have made a while back that hang on our lounge gallery wall. I used some older Fancy Pants Designs papers [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|Creative, DIY, Inspiration, Kit Inspiration, Tutorials, Vintage|0 Comments

Beautiful Upcycling

I love having fresh flowers about the place. I find them so cheery. They make such a difference to a room. Today I am using some pieces from my July Kit to upcycle an old jar. I always keep my old glass jars. They come in so handy and can be used in so many [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Creative, DIY, Kit Inspiration, Tutorials, Upcycle, Vintage|0 Comments

DIY – Felt Flower Ring

In every July Kit, there is a mini DIY kit to make this pretty flower ring. I first made one of these years ago and have since had fun making various different kinds for myself and for friends. I found some photos from 2008 : ) They are so easy and quick to make. All [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Creative, DIY, Kit Inspiration, Tutorials, Vintage|0 Comments

Oh Deer!!! – Are you feeling adventurous?

Something a little different to get the week started. I'd like to introduce you to the newest member of the Lollipop family. The name is still to be decided, but youngest has suggest 'Moosaffah'. (As in Mussaffa from Disney's Loin King, but in moose form). I love that my teens are so Disney brain washed!! [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Creative, DIY, Kit Inspiration, Tutorials, Vintage, You Tube|0 Comments

Altered Mini Drawers

I have a fun video up on YouTube today. I created this mini drawer set using a Kaisercraft drawer set with paints and papers. It's so much fun and handy to pop on your desk after for little bits and pieces. You can see the video here. Have a lovely weekend x

By | June 3rd, 2016|Creative, DIY, Inspiration, Tutorials, Vintage|0 Comments

DIY Selfie Polaroids

Today I am making my own little selfie polaroids. I love this retro polaroid look. There's just something about it. In this month's 'Hey Foxy' Kit, you will receive 2 of these polaroid frames along with some string and the hearts pegs. This is how I turned mine in to polaroid photos. I started off [...]

By | February 11th, 2016|Creative, DIY, Kit Inspiration, Tutorials, Vintage|0 Comments

Hello Charlotte Amy

  Today I am introducing you to Charlotte Amy. I met Charlotte at the Handmade Fair last Autumn ....you know the one with Kirsty Allsop. Charlotte had a stand at the fair and I was instantly drawn to her little corner. Her crochet creations were just beautiful and so eye catching. So neat and so [...]

By | January 14th, 2016|Collaborations, Creative, Kit Inspiration, Vintage|0 Comments

Creating with Coffee

Today we are creating with coffee. Not just starting the week off with a mug of latte, but actually using coffee on a scrapbooking LO. Not only will your page look yummy, it will smell yummy too. Start off by mixing a small amount of instant coffee in a saucer with a little warm/hot water [...]

By | September 21st, 2015|Creative, Kit Inspiration, Tutorials, Vintage|0 Comments