I’m fully in summer mode (even if the weather isn’t quite playing ball yet), so I wanted to do some super-easy gift wrap ideas that are perfect for special occasions over the summer months. We’re big beach fans, so I thought a seaside theme would be perfect. These are quick wrap solutions for if you get caught on the hop without a roll of gorgeous gift wrap to hand (as is often the case in our house). All you need to nail these seaside wrap projects is a roll of brown paper and a black Sharpie. Colourful paper is a… View Post

Sometimes you need an activity for the kids that’ll fill half an hour while you can just get on with something else, which is when the selection of party craft kits that the lovely Alexis from Cotton & Twist (Alexis is also a friend and blogger over at Something I Made), had given me to try out came in handy the other morning. Cotton Twist is Alexis’s new business that she’s set up with her friend Anne-Clare. Alexis is uber-crafty and creative, and she’s put her impressive imaginative skills into making these fab little craft kits for kids that you… View Post

This week I jumped on a train into London to attend a workshop with Cricut, where I got let loose on one of their electronic cutting machines. After a quick tutorial on the Cricut Mini, fellow blogger Elizabeth from Rosalilium and I were chomping at the bit to have a go, although we were more than a little overwhelmed with the scope of what there was we could try. Rather than focusing on paper cutting, we had access to Cricut’s vinyl and iron-on vinyl so we could try out ideas for home decor. There were some cushion covers we could… View Post