Saturday, April 19, 2014

Transition to Christmas!

It's a time of transition in my crafty world to focus more clearly on what has always been my number one crafting passion - Christmas.  There are lots of new developments on a new Christmas is Magical Etsy Shop, Pinterest, Google+, Facebook, and an online Christmas Craft Show concept - a Magical Christmas Craft Show - so welcome to the North Pole.  Please come and visit me at my new blog dedicated to Christmas - The Handcrafted Christmas where I'll soon be caught up on transitioning the Christmas posts.  Then it will be all Christmas, all the time, except perhaps when it's another holiday with lots of fun things planned. Read more ...

Friday, January 10, 2014

Simple Recipe for Chunky Knit Headbands

The decorations are down - well, for the most part.  No doubt I'll be finding the odd little thing for the next few weeks as there always seems to be straggler items that I don't notice because I've been living with them so long. Oh well, the bulk of the work is done so it's time to start getting sorted for this year's projects.

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Turning 50 - Goodbye 2013

50 Years Old - Before and After

The last post of 2013, I thought I'd leave you with a little magic.  2013 was a year of turning 50 - many of my friends, myself, OF COURSE Doctor Who, skateboarding, Johnny Depp, Michael Jordan, Brad Pitt, even Martin Luther King Jr's I Have a Dream speech, hypertext, the nanosecond, and the zip code all reached this major milestone - along with my little Christmas tree.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

There are Beads in these Christmas Stickers!

Christmas Gift Tags with Pop-Up Santa Stickers

Although I have far too many Christmas bits and bobs - well, too many for their space as there could never really be too many, could there? - I just couldn't resist these adorable Pop-Up Christmas Stickers I saw the other day.  Lovely vibrant colours and sweet graphics, the piece de resistance is that the puffly little stickers contain tiny shiny beads.