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December 18, 2019

 Let us show you how to make a fresh foliage wreath to adorn your door this festive season.

You will need:

 A little on the materials:

1. The Wreath - I choose a woven wreath with the eco credentials in mind and to give immediate depth and luxury.  I got it from...

November 26, 2019

How wonderful it is to see what can be created just with a sheet or two of paper?! Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding. With ancient roots and mathematical connections, this craft has evolved whilst maintaining an elegant simplicity. It's often associated with...

November 12, 2019

What do you love most about Christmas? When we asked recently on Instagram, the most common answers were: quality time with family & friends, time off work to relax, decorating the house, festive activities, the lovely food and presents. We are hoping that this post ca...

October 20, 2019

We last wrote about our charity work back in March 2018 - so this is the 'feel good, do good' sequel. We wanted to update you all about what our next steps have been as after all, anyone who attended one of our workshops prior to April 2018 have a stake in the 'buy one...

September 30, 2019

The question we get asked the most about lettering is 'What is brush lettering?'. It's not surprising that this is commonly asked; a brief google search interchanges terms such as 'hand lettering', 'modern lettering', 'modern calligraphy', 'brush calligraphy', 'brush s...

September 3, 2019


Initially my interest in houseplants was predominantly to do with interiors and seeing them make spaces look so much more homely and interesting.  However; I soon got hooked on the benefits I have felt - I get a huge sense of personal achievement from nourishing and g...

August 16, 2019

Let me tell you a little story. 

"There were once two women who started their own craft business because they loved craft and believed in it's ability to help people feel good.  They had lots of ideas but had never run their own business before.  They learned fast, work...

June 30, 2019

For us, there are few things better in life than creative, celebratory, feel good, group get-togethers. Hen Parties are a great time to bring together your favourite people for a party so that's our focus here but it will come as no surprise to hear that we believe a c...

June 11, 2019

Are there certain month's in your calendar that are a real hot-spot for birthdays? In my family, it's June - there's 11!! Of course, the summer month's don't just feature birthday celebrations..... there's Fathers Day, wedding season and anniversary celebrations to con...

May 2, 2019

When we initially started learning modern calligraphy and brush lettering, we bought ALL the stationery! It was a bit of an excuse to go wild in the aisles both in stores and online.  In retrospect, we wasted money on supplies that we found we didn't really need or mor...