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Journal Collage Art

Journal collage art is a fun project that uses little cut-out bits of paper and embellishments. I always have cut-out pieces and embellishments in a small box on my table and I empty it by making little works of art. It’s so much fun and satisfying because they can be accomplished in such a short […]

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Feels Like Home Stamp Set

Let’s try DIY washi using the Feels Like Home stamp set. This is a fun paper craft project that uses the smaller stamps in the set. The Feels Like Home stamp set is a Sale-a-bration freebie available until the end of September. What is washi? It’s printed masking tape used as decoration for paper craft […]

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To The Moon Ex Libris

I’m making Ex Libris bookplates using the To The Moon stamp set. In my previous post, I made a card using the same stamp set. This time we are going to use this stamp set in another fun project – Ex Libris bookplates. Ex Libris means ‘from the library of”. If you’ve been organising your […]

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Timeless Tropical Stickers

I used the Timeless Tropical stamp set and coordinating In the Tropics dies to make stickers. The images in this stamp set are gorgeous. The pineapple and the palm trees make me want to go on a holiday. Making stickers may not be as exciting as a holiday but it’s easy and so much fun […]

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Happy Mail Packs

Happy mail packs are little parcels that I assemble for gift-giving. Cards accumulate so fast in my studio. A lot are made for personal use but a big bulk of what I make are samples for classes. A lot of my cards end up as little boxed sets that I give to family and friends […]

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DIY Eco-Friendly Envelopes

Let’s make some DIY eco-friendly envelopes. As I was clearing some shelves in the studio, I noticed my pile of magazines building up in the corner. I decided to make envelopes out of them. They are outdated but the pages are filled with gorgeous photos of furniture, architectural and garden details. I also have a […]

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Advent Calendar Technique

This Advent Calendar technique is lots of fun. The fun-fold pockets are for counting down the days until Christmas. It’s a fun tradition that you can do with your family every year. Little kids enjoy it and the little treats inside the pockets are what they look forward to the most. Here’s how to do […]

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The Open Sea Card Inspiration

The Open Sea card inspiration that you see here uses the stamp set and a background stamp. The struggle is real when it comes to making cards for men. Luckily, The Open Sea takes care of that problem. Nautical images suit many occasions, especially birthdays. I also used the Hardwood background stamp for a textured […]

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Gift Card Holder Inspiration

This gift card holder inspiration is fun and easy to make when you have the Envelope Punch Board. I also used the B.Y.O.P. stamp set because it has greetings and words appropriate for gift vouchers and cash. Bring out your Designer Series Paper (DSP) too because this is a great opportunity to use them for […]

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School Holiday Fun

School holiday fun is here again. Hello and Happy New Year to all. I hope that you had a wonderful Christmas break and that the New Year brings you and your family renewed hope and continued blessings. I had a good Christmas break and am now refreshed and ready to share crafting ideas with the […]

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DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

Here are a few DIY Christmas gift ideas. Christmas…’Tis the season for giving, ’tis the season for baking and ’tis the season for showing off your amazing DIY talent. So, put your craft caps on and get started. The holidays can be expensive especially if you have a long list of family and friends. However, […]

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Inspired by Steiner Education

I’m inspired by Steiner education everyday. The Waldorf style of education founded by Rudolf Steiner fascinates me. I like the idea of developing my imagination through sensory experiences. Perhaps that is why I am such an advocate of handmade items. Being a Rudolf Steiner mum to my children, I expose them to handmade things everyday thru the […]

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DIY Home Decor Banner

Here’s a DIY home decor banner that you will love. The school holidays is just around the corner and I’m thinking, the kids will love it if there’s something cheerful at the gate to welcome them to class. It’s bringing a smile to my face already. I can’t wait to hang this up. Make your […]

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Journal Making Class

Journal making class is a fun memory-keeping activity that the kids will love. This will also keep them busy and creative on the school holidays. It’s a gorgeous way of documenting the holidays by writing, inserting photos and ephemera to the book. I love to fill it and then look at it years later to […]

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Pancakes and Strawberries Felt Toys

Pancakes and strawberries felt toys have a special place in my heart because I started out as a toymaker. When my sons were little their toys were soft and warm to the touch. Since they like play food, I made them pancakes & strawberries. It kept them busy playing the waiter, serving each other pancakes. […]