23rd December 2012 Helen

When we were children we used to always take a sneaky peak at our gifts when they were under the tree. It’s hardly the stuff of espionage but it was very exciting shaking and guessing what was inside – followed by maybe a little ripping at a corner (or perhaps wholesale cutting!) and re-taping it before getting caught! So in keeping with my little tradition of dishonesty here’s a little peak at some of the gifts that are under the tree…. From the top left: a beautiful Amy Butler fabric crochet hook roll with a full set of 16 bamboo…

20th December 2012 Helen 3Comment

A busy crafter sometimes makes a bad blogger and I am seriously guilty on both counts! It’s been a mad run up to the holidays but I’m delighted to have nearly finished all the little projects I have started and to have two seconds to share some of the details here!  Most of these are homemade Christmas sweets and gifts -including cards, tags, fudge, toffees and mints. Yum! I did a pick-and-mix approach to cards this year making some for close family and friends and relying on nice shop ones for those that needed earlier posting.  My little stamps came in…