Christmas dies from Dovecraft

Review of the year 

I have to admit I am loving the break between Christmas and new year, with no time pressures, no deadlines and nowhere in particular to be. We've been on walks, relaxed in front of the TV catching up with the Chrismas specials, and played with the kids' new toys. I do however have one eye … Continue reading Review of the year 

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Last minute gift idea

It's not to late to make a few last minute gifts this Christmas. Phew! That's a relief as I still have six to make!! This simple calendar gift will be cherished for the entire year and is suitable for making gifts for men as well as women, something I often struggle with. Handmade gifts tend … Continue reading Last minute gift idea

Festive confetti gift wrap -

It’s a wrap!

My brother has become renowned for his extravagent Christmas gift wrap, pulling out all the stops ....and the pound notes.... to outdo us all with the presentation of his (admittedly well -thought) gifts. He's purchased amazing gift boxes, gone rustic with brown paper and string coupled with extravagent gift tags that can be used for … Continue reading It’s a wrap!

Teacher’s gifts – hanging decorations (incorporating a few Tuesday Tips)

We really are on the final countdown to the big day now. Just six sleeps!! Tomorrow is the last day for the kids at school, I am working until Friday and then just two days remain to manically prepare all of the handmade table decorations, desserts, sweet treats and wrap everything! (That's for tomorrow's blog … Continue reading Teacher’s gifts – hanging decorations (incorporating a few Tuesday Tips)

Wonderland Snowy tri-fold shutter card

Tri-fold shutter card tutorial – Tuesday Tip (with link to cut file)

This week's #Tuesday Tip is more of a #TuesdayTutorial and I am making the most of the winter weather. We've had an amazing amount of snow here, schools have been closed for three days and it's wrecking havoc with my pre-Christmas plans. However, I am a snow addict and am definitely NOT complaining. I don't … Continue reading Tri-fold shutter card tutorial – Tuesday Tip (with link to cut file)