What do you can do with Ribbons?✨

“Wall Hanging” striped ribbonscoloured postcards of photosglue PVA Fold over a lenght of ribbon at one end and glue in place for a hanhing loop.Make a ribbon bow and glue it to the base of the hanging loop.Glue on the right side of the ribbon and position cards or photos at even intervals.Hang the finished […]

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Stitch Glossary✨

TENT or PETIT POINT bring the thread out the right-hand side work a stitch diagonally upwards over one canvas thread intersection, pass the needle diagonally down wards behind one horizontal and twovertical canvas threads and bring throught in readiness for next stitch.The second row is worked from left to right, the direction of the stitches […]

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5 Crafts Ideas with Paper✨

COLLAGE PLATES Cardboard picnic plateGlossy magazzine (into a small pieces)glue PVAglue brushscissor Sort out the pieces and decide wich colour would like to concentrate on.Involves a lot of glue to cover your surface before you begin.Glue pieces of paper in your chosen colour scheme, gradually build up a collage until the plate is covered.Carefully trim […]

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5 Crafts Ideas✨

SHAPES AND DOTS Thin coloured cardthin white cardtracing paperfelt-tip pens colouredwhite paperrulerscissorpencilsgluestickpattern Make a pattern of dots on piece of white paper using fel-tips pens coloured.Try to vary size of dots.Arrange the pattern on top of your design.Carefully draw round them, using a felt-tip pens.Cut out the shapes.Arrange the shapes onto the front of the […]

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7 Greetings Cards Ideas✨

STAINED GLASS WINDOWS Thin coloured cardtracing papersoft pencilrulerscissor and small sharpclear and coloured cellophaneglue stickdouble-sided tapepattern cut out a greeting card from coloured card and fold it in half.Trace the design of the pattern, cut out the design carefully using a pair of small sharp scissor.Cut out a piece of clear cellophane 18 x 23cm, […]

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5 Crafts Ideas✨

“Dried Flowers Pots” Margarine ruboasisbread knifesmall pebblesdried flowersgrasses Use a bread knife to cut the oasis so that it fits snugly inside a margarine rube.Push the stems of the flowers and grasses into the oasis.When your arrangement is okay, fill the gaps between the stems with small pebbles.The oasis is used as the base for […]

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