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

Papercraft

Card of the Week: Just Bee-cause

Like a lot of crafters, I often spend time on Pinterest, and YouTube. In theory, it’s for inspiration. And sometimes, it is. Other times, it’s just something to do that doesn’t involve much thinking and anyway you never know when inspiration will strike. Anyway, recently I’ve seen a lot of bees on cards. Can’t seem… Continue reading Card of the Week: Just Bee-cause

Papercraft

Card of the Week: The Unfinished Hummingbird

Does it count as a Card of the Week if I haven't really completed it yet? Some years ago now, I stitched the Mouseloft Hummingbird kit. And then did nothing with it. It’s wafted around my craft room ever since, trying to find a home. Finally, this week, I’ve got around to at least planning… Continue reading Card of the Week: The Unfinished Hummingbird

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