Tobar Edible Sweet Art – Yummy Fun

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My children love to make things and they also like sweets so when we were asked to review Tobar Edible Sweet Art I knew they would love it. The Edible Sweet Art comes in a little box and has all the ingredients and equipment you will need to make sweet snails. 120g Sugar dough in yellow and pink 10g Cornflour Mini Rolling Pin Brush Instructions It wasn’t long after it arrived that my girls wanted to make their sweet snails. {Read More}

Our Wedding Accessory with Country Baskets

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We were given the challenge of making a wedding accessory using supplies sent to us by Country Baskets. The supplies we received were; A bouquet of artificial flowers A roll of Organza Pretty pink butterflies on sticks A roll of diamantes A roll of pretty heart ribbon Some wired gems A carded roll of thick lace and place cards. The rule was to use at least 5 items from the pack provided, and that we could use our own craft supplies {Read More}

Friendship Bracelets Book by Tobar

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My youngest daughter loves to make things, she is really crafty, I guess she takes after me so when she was sent a Friendship Bracelets book by Tobar she was really excited to get started on making some new bracelets. In the book there are 15 different friendship bracelet designs to try as well as some string  and beads to use for you own friendship bracelets. It is a hardback book with 32 pages. There are very clear instructions for {Read More}

Mr Maker Doodle Drawers Craft Box

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My daughter really enjoys getting crafty, she watches a lot of children’s crafting programs and always asks if we have the bits to make them. We were offered the chance to review Mr Maker Doodle Drawers and as my daughter loves crafting so much I could not refuse. I think anyone with young children knows of Mr Maker and his Doodle Drawers, even if your children don’t watch him anymore you will remember the tune of the ‘Shapes’ song and {Read More}

docrafts Creativity Magazine

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I love to craft as do my children so when we were asked if we would like to take a look and possibly review  docrafts Creativity Magazine we were all very excited to receive it. My first thoughts when I saw the magazine was oh wow gorjuss. I am a huge gorjuss fan and have been for many years and have a few items of Suzanne Woolcott’s gorjuss collection at home already so I was very excited to see what {Read More}

What have I been Knitting and Crocheting Recently?

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I decided when I started crocheting and restarted knitting again that I would not only make things for myself and my family but I would also make things for those in need. I have been a member of a Facebook group for a long while called PreemieUK and although I have purchased things from them in the past I didn’t do anything else. PreemiesUK relies on peoples donations which can be in different ways, knitting, crocheting, sewing and quilting items {Read More}

My first try at Amigurumi

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I had my Let’s Get Crafting Knitting & Crochet Magazine delivered a couple of weeks ago and at the weekend as I was feeling quite good I set about trying to make some of things in the book. I decided on attempting the chick, bluebird, rabbit and frog and started reading the pattern. Wow crochet patterns are odd. It didn’t make sense to me at all and my first attempted ended up ruffled. It was frustrating me so eventually I {Read More}