Papercraft

Card of the Week: The Candle in the Window

This is the time of year when I like lighting candles. I light them all year round, usually because they give the room a nice scent, but as the nights start drawing in, and it’s cold and dark and a bit yucky outside, they also give the room a warm and friendly sort of feel.… Continue reading Card of the Week: The Candle in the Window

Cross-stitch

Card of the Week: The Christmas Stocking Mouse

Last year, I finally got around to stitching a few Hobbycraft Christmas cross-stitch kits. A couple were from the previous year, which I'd put off because of the dreaded fractionals, and the others were new. The intention was to use them for Christmas cards. Naturally, that didn’t happen, then. They've been hanging around my craft… Continue reading Card of the Week: The Christmas Stocking Mouse

Cross-stitch

Card of the Week: The First Christmas Card

Back about Easter-time, I thought I’d be all prepared and start my Christmas cards, since the summer is sparse for birthdays. Of course, beyond a few demos, that never happened and instead I made the autumn birthday cards. Now, however, I have begun the Christmas cards, with this lovely freebie kit from The World of… Continue reading Card of the Week: The First Christmas Card

Papercraft

Card of the Week: A Hare-Raising Day

Despite the last-minute attempt by the weather to make us believe it’s still summer, temperatures are beginning to drop, mini-heatwaves notwithstanding. It’s beginning to become autumnal. The cherry tree is turning all sorts of shades of orange and red. And the hares, when they can be seen, are in the fields. Probably. Actually, I think… Continue reading Card of the Week: A Hare-Raising Day