Best Dressed gift bag

Hello everyone. I’ve used the very pretty Best Dressed designer series paper (DSP) and the All Dressed Up dies from the same suite to make this gorgeous gift bag… You need to cut the handbag die twice with two pieces of the 6″ x 6″ DSP and then join them to form the bag. As […]

Lovely Little Ladybug chocolate box

Hello and welcome. I adore the Little Ladybug Sale-A-Bration Host stamp set and I wanted to do a project that shows off all of the cute little ladybird stamps so here it is… And I just so happened to have picked up the perfect chocolates to fill this cute box with… I managed to squeeze […]

Garden Lane pocket notepad & pen

Hello everyone. Today’s project is a pocket notepad in more ways than one. It’s a notepad that can easily fit in your pocket and it’s a origami pocket with a notepad in it… I’ve often admired these napkin (or diaper) folds but never made one. I remembered that my lovely friend Jill made some at […]

Mosaic Mood Bath Tea Bag holder

Hello. Did you know there’s such a thing as Bath Tea Bags? It was news to me! I saw them in a local shop and bought one to make a holder for it as a gift idea and here it is… This is quite a common fold for tea bags. As the Bath Tea Bag […]

Peaceful Poppies hand gel box

Hello and thanks for visiting. I’m a big fan of Bath & Bodyworks antibac gels but as we don’t have these stores in the UK I have to stock up when I’m in USA or Canada. So I’m delighted to see that in the UK we are getting some nicer antibacterial gels these days to […]

Golden Honey Traveller's Notebook

Hello. Yesterday my friend Valerie (www.valerieshandmadegifts.co.uk) and I hosted our monthly papercraft workshop in the Scottish Borders; which is always lots of fun as we have a fabulous group of crafters that join us. This month, Valerie did tons of preparation so that we could all make a Traveller’s Notebook, based on a design by […]

Birthday Bonanza Backpack

Hello everyone. Today’s project uses the awesome All Dressed Up Dies to create this cute little backpack gift bag… Here’s the side view… And the back… Isn’t this just so adorable? And it’s easy to make as the set has dies for all of the pieces. I cut 2 pieces of the Birthday Bonanza designer […]

Dressed To Impress gift box for a pen

Hello and thanks for visiting. Today’s project was inspired by the birthday card I made for the InspireInk Blog Hop on Saturday. I had so much fun heat embossing and watercoloring that I didn’t want to stop, so I made this little gift box… It’s the perfect size for this lovely chunky Cath Kidston pen… […]

Yummilicious treat bag

Hello. When I was young I remember going to the local shop to get a ‘mixture’ of sweets in a paper bag and that memory was the inspiration for today’s project… I made this candy striped bag to fit 2 rolls of Love Hearts sweets. These sweets bring back fond memories too. I used a […]