Friday, 29 July 2011


Kusadama flowers
Kusadama flowers are my craft passion at the moment and I can't get enough of making them, so much so I have been making one for a friend of mine who wants it for her business! At last recognition for my craft effort!

I just wanted to share a few photos of the flowers I'd made to hopefully inspire you so enjoy x

This is a link to folding trees web site and a great tutorial of how to make theses flowers

Home made T-shirt

Home made T-shirts

Me and Dylan were out and about in town yesterday when I came across some fabric pens and thought Ohhh la la that's what we can do today!  So in a flash I'd purchase the pens and was on my way to find some plain white tees for some creative fun.
40 minutes later and we are at home ready to go fabric pens in hand.
I put the tees around the only thing I could find which was the marble chopping board this just helps to stretch the fabric out and makes it easier to draw on.
 but to be honest next time I will cut out  card  slightly bigger than the t-shirt and put around that.
Then it is just a case of letting your little one get creative.

When they have done iron the design to set it and voila there you have it a one off t-shirt my by your little persons own hands!

About my blog

Welcome to my blog about all things crafty.
I love just about all things craft and will pretty much try my hand at anything if i think i will enjoy it. I will endeavor to post as much of my craft ideas as possible and share lots of pictures of projects I've done, want to do and other peoples project that i just love!
I will try and do all this in between being a mum to my 2 year old son, wife to my husband Steve and a busy crafty bitch!

dylan and steve my two boys!

I welcome any followers with a passion for craft with open arms and encourage you to share your ideas as i will happily share others( that will let me ;) ).
so here goes wish me luck.

Home made crayons

Mummy and Dylan make crayons

Two days in to the 6 weeks holidays and I already have my craft hat on. Today is home made crayons, so easy to make and great because the kids can get involved.
Right here is how it's done-
The wax crayons need to be chopped in to small pieces. the size of your pieces will depend on the size of your moulds, I used chocolate moulds from a cheap high street shop which only sells things for a pound, so I chopped mine quite small. You can use doubled up bun cases or Yorkshire pudding tins the result will differ slightly and you will end up with cookie crayons but they will look cool!
When the moulds have been filled nearly to the top put them in the oven at gas mark 2-3 here is a site for oven temps.
and again depending on the size cook for up to 15 minutes my advice is check every 5 minutes to see how there doing. I cooked mine for 10 minute and they could have done with less time.
Let them cool down and then go crazy!!