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Valentines Gifts You Can Send in the Post

I was having a think this week about Happy Mail; and given the time of year, and the current situation here in the UK; it made me think of what Valentines gifts (or “galentines” etc etc) you could send in the post.

Feel the Love

So I thought I’d do a little post sharing some ideas, great if you wanted to step away from the simple flowers and chocolates, or even if you were just looking for ideas to send something nice to a special friend!

And as a bonus I’m also sharing a super cute and easy craft idea anyone can do, for almost any occasion!

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Sock Skeleton: How-To – Blogtober 2020

You may have seen these around, but are they really easy to make? In this post I’ll share, step by step how I made my fun sock skeleton; which you may have seen over on my Instagram feed from the CraftRoomInspired Challenge last month!

Blogtober - The Craft Room and Beyond

This is actually a super easy craft project that looks really cute and fun! It can be a great way to use up some stash, and have a little seasonal fun; suitable for kids and adults, though smaller crafters may need a hand with the sewing!

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Fabric Pumpkin: How-To – Blogtober 2020

They’ve been seen everywhere, but are they really easy to make? In this post I’ll share, step by step how I made my cute fabric pumpkin which you may have seen over on my Instagram feed.

Blogtober - The Craft Room and Beyond

This is actually a super easy craft project that looks really cute! It can be a great way to use up some stash, and have a little seasonal fun!

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On The Desk – CraftRoomInspiredChallenge – Orange Fabric…

Week 4 of the # CraftRoomInspiredChallenge – Orange Fabric, Yarn or Thread.

TO SEE MY FIRST POST ABOUT THE #CRAFTROOMINSPIREDCHALLENGE CLICK HERE!
On the desk...

Now we’re heading towards the end of September, the leaves are turning, it’s somehow immediately turning colder in the evenings, and so, you’re maybe starting to think about spending more time inside crafting? If that’s the case, why not take part in this week’s # CraftRoomInspiredChallenge!

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On The Desk – CraftRoomInspiredChallenge – Socks

Week 2 of the # CraftRoomInspiredChallenge – Old Comfy Socks.

To see my first post about the #CraftRoomInspiredChallenge click here!
On the desk...

It’s definitely getting more autumnal isn’t it! If you’re seeking out your colder-weather clothing, perhaps you come across a pair of old cosy socks, why not take part in this week’s # CraftRoomInspiredChallenge!

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On The Desk – Handmade Face Masks

Of course face masks are around everywhere at the moment. I’ve had my trusty black and pink Disney mask for a while; (which I made during lockdown). But now the UK is making them mandatory in shops from July 24th; the time has come for me to have more than one available.

On the desk...

I haven’t really been out aside from work; or in outside spaces; so I didn’t need more than one mask. They wash up and dry so quickly once I get home from work!

However if I end up working on two consecutive days; and it isn’t quite dry, I’d potentially be left with a problem; and as this is the first week of that potentially happening, I thought I’d make a couple more.

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In the Garden – Cotton Bunting

How to Brighten Up Your Garden When You Rent (Part 2)

Quick cotton bunting is great for birthdays and other events; or like me, you can just use it to brighten up a dull space…

In the garden

Coming up with ways to brighten up a boring, and rather grey corner of the garden without modifying anything (as we rent), can be a bit tricky, but this is a really quick and easy project, that you can do for all sorts of occasions, or, like me, just for fun!

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Getting to Know the Cricut EasyPress 2 *

Want to work with iron-on vinyl, making your own t-shirts, home accessories and more? You should try the Cricut EasyPress 2.

This is a sponsored conversation; written by me on behalf of Cricut. The following opinions and text are all my own.

Getting to know the Cricut EasyPress 2

I will be completely honest, I have never given much thought to iron-on projects. This isn’t to say I’ve never had the idea; I was under the impression; that Iron-on projects are too complex. As well as something at risk of being a bit of a fad, that I’d pay out for; before becoming bored with it; not using it or getting distracted with something else. 

This being the case, I haven’t really been aware of products to do this at home, though of course I know you can do certain projects at home with an iron. I don’t know the first thing about materials or methods…

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#CraftBlogClub Secret Santa 2018

It’s time to reveal the wonderful gifts from the #CraftBlogClub Secret Santa 2018!

CraftBlogClub logo

Though I arrange #CraftBlogClub now; I have been a part of it for so much longer. The annual Secret Santa is one of my favourite of the regular challenges and events throughout the #CraftBlogClub year.

I really like giving and receiving handmade gifts; and the wide range of crafts, and talents in #CraftBlogClub means it’s always a varied and fun activity at Christmas!

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Blogmas 2018 – Handmade Christmas Stocking *

This Christmas I wanted to try something new; and with the help of some of my friends at my local fabric shop Truro Fabrics; I braved a project that always looked too hard, too complicated and WAY beyond my skills. I made a handmade Christmas stocking!

This post contains items which I have kindly been gifted * All opinions are my own.

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Is it really easy? Does it go horribly wrong? Read on to find out!

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