Papercraft

(Incomplete) Card of the Week: The Green Christmas Card

I gave myself a challenge this week. Well, it became two, in the end, and I haven’t quite managed to complete the card yet but I think I know how it will end. Firstly, I was trying to use one of the harder embossing folders. At least for unimaginative me. And then it became a… Continue reading (Incomplete) Card of the Week: The Green Christmas Card

Papercraft

Card of the Week: The Garden Gnome

Some people are difficult to make cards for. Not because they wouldn’t appreciate a handmade card, whatever it looked like, but because it can be difficult to find the sort of images which suited them in some way. Usually, masculine cards fall into this sort of category, which is understandable given the plethora of flowery… Continue reading Card of the Week: The Garden Gnome

Cross-stitch

Previous Projects: Butterflies and Rosebuds

When I was young, I used to like collecting caterpillars and mullion leaves and keeping them in old ice cream tubs with netting over the top until they turned into butterflies (cabbage whites, I think most of them were). I think I was trying to watch for the exact moment when the butterfly hatched from the chrysalis,… Continue reading Previous Projects: Butterflies and Rosebuds