Wow, we’re on to out 4th CreateMakeShare! Thanks as always to everyone who’s joined in. The last #CreateMakeShare had a #Heart theme and these are my #Featured posts … do pop over to Kids Craft Room and Growing Spaces to see who they’ve featured as well. Growing Spaces makes the most gorgeous handmade card using the art … Continue reading
I made these cute little Felt Valentine Envelopes as a guest post on RedTedArt a few years ago and they are still one of my favourite valentine crafts. They are perfect little tokens of love filling both the tummy, heart and eyes. For me Valentines is about small gestures and these fit … Continue reading
I’m joining in the wonderful 10 Days of Kid Made Ornaments which involves designing a ‘kid made christmas tree decoration’ based on a childrens book. I’ve chosen to pick a book by David Melling who is one of my favourite children authors. His charming, heart felt and funny childrens picture books appeal to both children and adults. … Continue reading
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February ‘the month of love‘ is upon us and I’ve decided to spread a little love and happiness around me by making some Heart Pebbles, Heart Stones and Love Rocks to leave in random places for strangers to find, keep or even pass on to others. I grabbed a pile … Continue reading
I love these simple Heart Wreath decorations. All you need are some card scraps (I used old packing boxes) and some cheap wool/yarn. Draw out a heart shape on your card and then cut out the center leaving about 1cm heart outline. I find it easiest to fold the heart in … Continue reading
Instead of giving a pebble found on the beach as a token of love for valentines day how about giving a Needle Felt Heart Pebble to the one you love. Take a nice sized lump of roving wool in a natural pebble colour ( I like earth browns and greys). … Continue reading
Needle felt hearts are a lovely beginner project if you’re thinking of having a play with needle felt. They’re quick, relatively easy, wonderfully tactile and make the cutest gifts and decorations. You need Roving Wool (UK Amazon), Felting Needles (UK Amazon), Protective Foam Pad ( I use a dense sheet of … Continue reading