Storage Tips for your Knitting Equipment

Owning beautiful yarns in a rainbow of colours along with shiny or natural bamboo needles are part of the pleasure of knitting. While collections can get quite large, we still want them near us to admire and inspire, so storage has to be convenient, ...Read More

My 2018 Bullet Journal Pages

As someone who loves all things arts and crafts, I always seem to be asked about my bullet journal. Having kept one for as many years as you can imagine, they have always undergone major transformation as I begin a new one with each ...Read More

Thumbs-up for Canvases for Kids

Having assisted in a few of my local school’s art lessons some months back, I was amazed at the use of canvas boards in their arts and crafts department! Home to primary school-aged children, these were some of the most impressive canvas paintings I ...Read More

The Benefits of Scrapbooking for Kids

When I was at school, I loved being able to scrapbook special occasions, holidays and memorable events. I look back at the many books I have kept, and I’m instantly reminded of the good old times – with many of the pages making me ...Read More

Do I Really Need a Sewing Machine?

I have had numerous sewing machines all my life. In fact, I can’t ever remember a time when I didn’t own one of these machines! However, for many people starting out, there’s always that underlying question of whether they really need one for their ...Read More

Getting Started with Cross Stitching

Having cross stitched since I was a teenager, I find this craft one of the easier choices to get along with. However, I tend to make lots of potential crafters laugh when they ask me for my advice on whether cross stitching is an ...Read More

What is The Difference Between Knitting and Crochet

Though knitting is my passion, I do like to alternate between knitting and crocheting. Many people find the two almost identical, and struggle to understand what the differences are – if any. I am often asked by beginners to both crafts, which would be ...Read More

Update Your Living Room for Less

I know exactly what it’s like – you picked a colour scheme for your living room, some years ago now. Yet, as you finally sit back with a coffee and book after a tough few months, you look at your room and it’s almost ...Read More

A Sewing Kit for Beginners

If you are thinking about taking up sewing, whether hand sewing or machine sewing, there are some very basic but certain essential tools that you will need to own in your first sewing kit. ...Read More

Mood Boards

Many fans of Pinterest will tell you of their joy in being able to create a digital mood board, all on this wonderful website. Whilst Pinterest certainly does have its uses for all things arts and crafts related, there is something to be said ...Read More
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