Crafty Holiday 2014: Day 10 – Bit of Woodwork & A Visit to the Seaside!

Hi All! As my App didn’t want to work while I was on hols the last two week (& I spent ages writing the posts up too!!) thought I’d post them now I’m home. Will post one or two a day for the next week or two, giving me time to recover!! Anyway, enjoy, and… Continue reading Crafty Holiday 2014: Day 10 – Bit of Woodwork & A Visit to the Seaside!

Craft Holiday Day 10 – From Bollywood to China

Hi! Day 10 of my lovely holiday at the Manor House Hotel for 12 blissful days of crafting! Plenty of time for playing with Yaris, as well as lovely food! So sad as realistically it is my penultimate day today – although I have Friday morning here, I am travelling home on Friday, so it… Continue reading Craft Holiday Day 10 – From Bollywood to China

Crafting Holiday 2013 – Day 2 – Patching Candles!

Hi! Day 2 of my lovely holiday at the Manor House Hotel for 12 blissful days of crafting! Plenty of time for playing with Yaris, as well as lovely food! Today, however, I also did 2 workshops – patchwork this morning, and candle making this afternoon. I’ve always wanted to have a go at patchwork,… Continue reading Crafting Holiday 2013 – Day 2 – Patching Candles!

Cosmetics Start With…. Face And Body Cream!

So, this month’s challenge is to learn how to make cosmetics and personal grooming products. To make things a bit easier (I couldn’t find anyone locally who could/would give my crafty buddies and I any lessons in this) we’re using kits for this, supplied by Aromantics (www.aromantics.co.uk) and The Soap Kitchen (www.thesoapkitchen.co.uk). This first item,… Continue reading Cosmetics Start With…. Face And Body Cream!