Card Making, Part 2

It was my mum’s birthday on the weekend, and as I was considering what to get the lady who has everything (!) I think I came up with a brilliant idea for her! It is very simple, but does require a bit of forward planning. And it’s something that anyone can do šŸ™‚

My son loves drawing. He is very proud of his drawings, and usually scans a copy to give to his grandmother. She has pictures from all the grandchildren stuck up all around the house! So I decided to come up with something usingĀ his drawings, that would also be useful. And she often writes andĀ posts cards and letters, so that’s what I made. Continue reading


Grown Up Advent Calendar

It’s December! Christmas is nearly here!!

I don’t know if you’ve ever seen any ads pop up for alcoholic advent collections (I guess you can hardly call them ‘calendars’) but what great idea! They are not cheap as far as Advent Calendars go, but they areĀ a bit of fun. They come in beer and cider varieties, as well as wine, flat and sparkling, and all the mini bottles of spirits. Just google alcohol Advent Calendar and see all the different versions!

So, rather than send my money off to one of these companies, I decided I’d make one myself for the beer drinker of the house (not me!) Continue reading

You’ve Been Tinselled 2017

Apologies for the lack of posts of late – my computer is getting pretty old and everything takes soooo long to do that I really only turn it on a couple of times a week. I’m hanging on for the post Christmas sales…

Anyway…did you notice that Christmas is coming??!!

After starting Tinselling in our neighbourhood last year, I thought we might do it a little earlier this year. Hopefully that will giveĀ people a bitĀ more time to continue it on. Continue reading