It’s funny how you come across things…Working on a completely non-craft related project (yes we have day jobs too) I happened across Pitter Patter furniture, and what a fantastic find they are. They hand craft beautiful children’s furniture, including a small obsession of mine toy boxes! Toy boxes don’t just have to be ‘practical storage solutions’ (yawn), they can be a delightful piece of furniture, that your child will use and love for years to come. Continue reading
For her gorgeous exquisite fabric hearts – for all occasions. Find her on Facebook .
Valentines Day will soon be upon us, and nothing says ‘personal and thoughtful’ more than a handmade gift. Below are some of the unique handmade valentine gifts available from our Twitter family. We love the handmade roses by CandEDesigns, a gift that will never wilt away; the gorgeous quirky valentine gifts from MisHeleneous (love the hearts for the dog lovers) and Charmingifts’ gorgeous tea light candle holder.
Follow @ourcraftythings and tweet us your handmade valentine items to get added below.
We put a shout out on Twitter on a very chilly day for people to share their #handmade #winterwarmers and this is what we found…
We’ll keep adding to our winter warmers gallery so come back soon, or if you want to share your #winterwarmers then you can tweet us @ourcraftythings
Running your own craft business can seem a daunting prospect at first, which is why it helps to spend some time making sure you have everything in place. This is our brief guide on what to think about before you take the plunge! If you’ve got any questions or worries feel free to ask us in the comments section. Continue reading
Tis the season to get crafty! Never is there a better time to get the kids making and doing than right now. Decorations, cards and gifts can all be made in a midst of glitter, glue and tissue paper. We’ve pulled together a list of some of our favourite crafty kids activities we’ve found online – hopefully they’ll inspire you to do some festive crafting too! Continue reading
We can’t help but LOVE this fabulously quirky jewellery by Glitz Blizzard. Firstly, they give us these beautiful ‘alternative vintage’ gothic style pendants …
We adore this ‘Love You’ Scrabble Art Frame by RKM Crafts, especially the wooden scrabble pieces which make this feel traditional and classy! Super cute, super simple and a lovely sentiment to gift a partner, friend or family member. Continue reading
Better get yourselves over to the East Coast Gemstone’s Facebook page and have a browse of their albums! Handmade genuine bespoke gemstone jewellery – designs to suit all tastes and all budgets. Choose from their massive selection or commission a special piece. Special Offer – spend £15.00 and get a free pair of earrings – that’s two Christmas gifts sorted for the price of one!
There’s something rather lovely about personalised word art, and if you find the right designer anything is possible. We are HUGE fans of Word Memories, who create fabulous artworks in all shapes and sizes. Vehicles, flowers, animals, teapot, shoes you name it and Michaela has probably created it. Word Memories offer both an ‘off the shelf’ and a personal and bespoke service. Continue reading
We love these fabulous ‘wheels’ invented by Elizabeth at ‘Chiggs Wheels’. The Baby Feed Wheel, Baby Medicine Wheel and the Get Well Wheel. These are parenting products, greeting cards and gifts all rolled into one. So if you’re looking for a novel or unique new baby gift then this is for you! Continue reading
There are lots of things you can do to make a visit from the Tooth Fairy extra special. You can dust glitter over the bedroom and leave a teeny tiny thank you note. A visit from the tooth fairy doesn’t just have to be about cold hard cash after all.
We love these fairy doors by Wendy’s Shabby Chic – how else would the tooth fairy get in? www.facebook.com/WendysShabbyChic
And this roarsome tooth pillow with pocket by Mella’s Makings is definitely a winner with the boys. www.facebook.com/MellasMakings
Love this Halloween Bunting by Misheleneous, it would make a great addition to a halloween party or to decorate your front door to spook those trick or treaters! Pop over and get it now from her Etsy shop.
We’ve already got our Christmas order in for a personalised stocking and heart garland, make sure you get yours in before Mella’s Making close their order book! Continue reading