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 🙂

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 using his drawings, that would also be useful. And she often writes and posts cards and letters, so that’s what I made. Continue reading

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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 are 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