This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut.The opinions and text are all mine.
If there was any craft item on my ultimate wish list. It would be the Cricut Maker, the ultimate smart cutting machine! For someone that does as varied a selection of crafts as I do, it is truly a must-have, for so many reasons.
The hard thing for me, is that it doesn’t come cheap, so is it something I could make the best use of? Is it right for me? I don’t really know what it can be used for. I’m sure there are others out there who feel the same way. If that’s you, read on!
Continue reading “Getting to Know the Cricut Maker*”
I was very kindly gifted a product within this post from Hobbycraft,
the gifted item has been clearly marked with an *
For Valentines day yesterday, Stu and I didn’t really have much planned. Neither of us really buy into the day, though we use it as an excuse to give each other a little present, and some chocolate (because any time is a good time for chocolate!). This year I decided I was going to make Stu something I’d promised a while ago!
I worked until 9pm, so we didn’t actually see each other until the evening! So we got a kebab and chilled watching Game of Thrones (we’ve been re-watching from the beginning, ahead of the new season coming out soon!) romantic huh!?
Continue reading “Shadow Box Frame Gift*”
The last few months have been a whirlwind of activity here on the blog, with blogmas and even before that, and I am really hoping this will continue. I’d like to begin by thanking you – without you here, reading, leaving likes and comments and sharing on Social Media, this little blog would be far less successful! So thank you for stopping by!
This year, I have a few things lined up already, I am going to carry on posting as usual on Tuesdays and Fridays, but occasionally might add one or two in the week to keep things interesting! It will be the usual mix of craft, days out, and randomness!
Continue reading “Hello 2019!”
Through September we did a lot more than I thought we were going to at the beginning of the month, so this is something of a sneak peek when it comes to future days out posts! I somehow actually managed to prepare for things closing for winter!
We had some really nice days this month, and visited some places that had been on the bucket list for a while!
Previous month: August
Continue reading “Scrapbook Share – September 2018”
Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary celebrations, was our second Disney holiday, and of course I planned to create a scrapbook of the trip, but it took me over a year to actually get it done!
Now the book is finished, I took some photos of my layouts and thought I’d share it here!
If you’d like to see more of my travel scrapbooks, let me know. I have different books from a few different places, including Prague, our first Disney trip and Paris, and a few of different years of general scrapbooking, so leave me a comment if you enjoy this post and would like to see more!
Continue reading “Scrapbook Share – Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary 2017”
As a paper crafter (OK amongst many things!) I am really familiar with EK Success, their stickers, papers and punches are well-known and widely available online, even here in the UK, my Amazon wishlist contains far too many of their products (Disney range much!) This is of course even before I mention my slight Smash Book addiction (I’m up to six)… and I follow them on Instagram because they post loads of fun project ideas and inspiration!
Recently I was a bit cheeky, and admitting I didn’t have a circle punch, I jokingly asked if they’d send me one to take part in a challenge over on Instagram… And to my surprise they did! Very quickly I received this EK Tools Large Punch – 2 ½” circle punch. Obviously a HUGE thank you goes out to them! I’ve wanted one of these for ages!
I said as they had been so kind I would review it here on the blog, so here we go….
Continue reading “Paper Circles – an EK Tools Circle Punch* Review”
And we’re at the end of July!
As we’re over half way, in case you’re new to the blog, a bit of an explanation: I do a simple book every year, just to have something more than photos on a computer. For the last few years it’s been a Smash book, but I have a small 8x8ish ring-bound scrapbook this year!
Previous month: June
Continue reading “Scrapbook Share – July 2018”
What a summer we are having!
We’ve had some great weather this month and it’s made for some really fun days out!
I’m glad, at this half-way point of the book that I’m still doing the Disney sketching. They’re not perfect but it’s just to get me drawing again really, it’s very relaxing!
Previous month: May
Continue reading “Scrapbook Share – June 2018”
June! The half-way point of the year, and hasn’t it been glorious! Honestly, long may this gorgeous sunshine continue!
It’s a crammed scrapbook this month, and the Disney theme continues, as it’s been such a sunny fun-filled month, I decided to go with Tangled for my Disney sketch, though I may have over used the corona sun!
Previous layout: April
Continue reading “Scrapbook Share – May 2018”
Is it just me or is this year flying by now?! I can’t believe we’re at the end of April!
April was a fairly quiet month, obviously Easter was really early, showing up on the first, (we had no practical jokes, however tempting!) Of course we managed to visit Godolphin too which was a lovely sunny day out!
Previous layout: March
Continue reading “Scrapbook Share – April 2018”