Category Archives: Things to make

The 100 Day Project – 100 Brushscript Quotes

Phew…… I am just over a third of the way through this project! 100 days is a long time! I’ve been sharing my quote each day on Instagram and you can find me here over there. I may have rambled … Continue reading

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The other Gingerbread House

On Christmas Eve Gav and I decorated our own gingerbread house. There was one left over so we took up the challenge. Above is one of the lovely little elements that Gav made. A pile of snowballs! Love it. We … Continue reading

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Take five gingerbread houses……

For a couple of years I have had this pin on my Pinterest board. I mentioned the idea of doing something similar as a family gathering to my sister, next thing you know she’d bought a great cutter set. Looked … Continue reading

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Sketch and draw, paint and colour it in

Earlier in the year I was inspired by an artist and her Instagram account. Lisa Congdon. She has a sketchbook on the go constantly and shares lots of great art both on insta and her blog. Remember last year I … Continue reading

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Pipe cleaner Christmas tree garland

It’s been a while since I shared a crafty project other than scrapbooking. This garland has been in the making for over a year but I finally finished and hung it. I have no idea where this notion came from, … Continue reading

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And…… arty

This is a project I’ve wanted to make ever since I pinned it. Usually I am not a gold girl but gold was all the drawing pins they had so gold it was. My younger niece and I made a … Continue reading

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Make something ugly

I read and listen to a lot about creativity. Blogs, magazines, t.v shows, podcasts. Making things weaves its way in and out of my day in one form or another. One of the podcasts I’ve been listening to lately is … Continue reading

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Making art every week – update in March

In January I made the bold statement that I was going to make something arty every week. I haven’t done too badly, I have picked up the pencils or the paint or the weaving and managed to make something most … Continue reading

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Adventures in weaving – number three

This one has taken a while. Here is my original post way back in October. I think my colour choice made me hesitant to carry on, as Gav says ‘there’s nothing like glow in the dark art!’ But I am … Continue reading

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A little something to make

This idea is was wholeheartedly inspired by this pin. I loved this canvas piece of art and wanted to try it for myself. I have an old dictionary that’s fallen to pieces, actually I inherited this from an work colleague … Continue reading

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