Papercraft

Card of the Week: Candy-Cane Christmas

After last week’s mouse, I’ve gone back to Christmas cards for a while. I did some adding up and I’ve more of them to make than I do birthday cards for the rest of this year, so I thought I’d better get a move on. Especially since I was doing so well a few weeks… Continue reading Card of the Week: Candy-Cane Christmas

Papercraft

Card of the Week: The Red Christmas Card

It does make a difference, knowing what you’re doing, to how long it takes to make a card. After spending several days on last week’s Green Christmas Card, the red version took me barely any time at all. And I actually finished it (mostly; I’m sure there are finishing touches, like gems, I will add… Continue reading Card of the Week: The Red Christmas Card

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