Art, Art, Drawing, blogging, Calligraphy, Crafty Hints and Tips

Does creativity have a deadline?

Hello there. πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ I've been quite quiet on my social media feeds over the last few weeks, especially my blog. On my blog particularly it's been because I just don't know what to write about. Of course, when that's the case, I feel more pressure to write something, especially because I've set myself the challenge… Continue reading Does creativity have a deadline?

Art, Crafty Hints and Tips, how to, Painting

Getting to know my…..paints

Hello πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ When I first started teaching myself to paint I would only use the one colour as it was in the palette (or in my plastic tray box from my local craft shop.) I only occasionally mixed one base colour with a bit of white to get a slightly lighter shade, but it never… Continue reading Getting to know my…..paints

Calligraphy, Christmas, Craft blog, craft fair, Crafty Hints and Tips, Goals, Handmade, Handmade card, Papercraft, Social media, Uncategorized, Watercolour

Craft fair preparations – My April update

Hello there πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Earlier in the year I signed up to sell my handmade cards at a craft fair in December (2018). As I signed up in January I have given myself 11 months to prepare and make stock 😁 I'm sure as I get towards December I will be thinking that 11 months wasn't… Continue reading Craft fair preparations – My April update

Art, Crafty Hints and Tips, how to, Uncategorized

If there’s a craft you want to try……Try it!

Hello πŸ™‹πŸ» In today's post I want to share a Watercolour painting that I finished this weekend. I am really proud of this piece and my reason for sharing is to let you know that if you want to try a craft you've never tried before, go for it! Inspired by pictures I saw on… Continue reading If there’s a craft you want to try……Try it!

Art, blogging, Calligraphy, Craft blog, craft fair, Crafty Hints and Tips, Handmade, how to, Painting, Papercraft, Social media, Uncategorized, Watercolour

February overview: My crafty lessons this month

Hello πŸ‘‹πŸ» As I write this weeks post it's the first weekend of March & the UK's snow is being replaced by rain. Over the past year I feel like my paper craft has really been evolving and as I have written in a few of my previous posts I really feel like I'm starting… Continue reading February overview: My crafty lessons this month

Art, Blog share, blogging, Blogging community, Calligraphy, Craft blog, Handmade, Handmade card, Papercraft, Social media

Craft blogger share

Hello πŸ™‹πŸ» Over the past few weeks I have joined a couple of blog chats over on my twitter account and have found a number of fellow craft bloggers that I am now following. (shameless plug for my twitter account there πŸ˜‚) I must admit that I find it quite hard to find blogs about… Continue reading Craft blogger share

Art, Calligraphy, calligraphy how to, Copperplate, Craft blog, Handmade, Handmade card, how to

How to make a β€˜Just wanted to say’ greetings card

Hello πŸ™‹πŸ» In this blog post I would like to share with you how to make this 'Just wanted to say' greetings card. For this card you will need; β€’ A blank 6x6 greetings card in white β€’ Calligraphy ink and Dip pen (or lettering pen of your choice πŸ˜€) β€’ A piece of blank… Continue reading How to make a β€˜Just wanted to say’ greetings card