Last year I wrote a post about me and motherhood. If you haven’t read it then you can take a gander here. I was astonished by the amount of positive responses I received and the amount of women that contacted me to say that they were feeling the same and had no idea that other … Continue reading Where’s the village?
Morning all! Have you been over to check out our facebook page? or checked us out on Instagram? Once you've had a perusal, grab your origami papers and get ready to fold! You don't have to use origami papers. Wrapping paper or any thinnish type of paper will do. I got a lovely pack with … Continue reading How to make an origami crane
Hi! I'm Katie and I have a making-things addiction. Sometimes I need a quick fix. I don't want to start a massive project, I just want to make something in 5 - 10 minutes and then I'm all good. For another hour or so at least. So here's my list of fabulous free, quick and … Continue reading Quick Free Crochet Patterns
Bonjourno! Ive had some rare hooky time today and realised just how much I hate doing foundation chains. I decided it was about time I got over my fear of the foundation single crochet ( US terms). Ive been trying for ages to get my head around it and it just baffled me. I came … Continue reading Foundation single crochet help
Evening all! I hope you all had a fabulous weekend. If you haven't done so already, why don't you take a trip over to our Etsy shop? There have been 2 new items added in the last few days. This is a mohair blend, hand crocheted triangle shawl/scarf. And this is a moon gazing … Continue reading New Items in Elsie and Bear.
Got a baby or toddler that loves to put things in their mouth? Who am I kidding? They ALL do. It does make crafting with them or doing anything sensory a touch difficult. MB is now 15 months and likes nothing better than to ram something new straight into her face and deal with the … Continue reading Cloud dough!
Sometimes we get so wrapped up in the things we feel we must be doing that we are blind to the things that are actually happening. Since becoming a mother my life feels like it has been turned completely on it's head. For the better, don't get me wrong, I absolutely love it. I will admit … Continue reading Find your person.
Dear Elsie, I know that you are only little at the moment (and can't read) but I wanted to write you a letter to tell you a big ol' bunch of things that I will tell you when you are older, but you might not want to listen to. Especially if you have decided for … Continue reading A letter to my Daughter …
You can find us here on etsy. We have some new Alphabet sketches up today!
I made a tee pee for the Mini Beast's first birthday. I got a super tutorial from pinktoesandpowertools.com and whipped it up in a couple of evenings. The casings for the poles were made from some upholstery velvety type fabric ( a devil to work with), some lilac dress fabric ( that I had … Continue reading Cheap and easy teepee cushion