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What is this all about I hear you ask? Well, this blog is about stuff and things mostly.  Things like recipes for great quick and healthy eats, crafting with felt particularly making felt flowers, my cats, my love of coffee and hopefully things that will make you smile in this messy thing we call life. Also…

DIY Felt Flower Buttonholes

No felt flower wedding would be complete without enforcing every member of the bridal party to wear your handicrafts! Buttonholes are super simple to make and I think they look fab! What you need Floristry tape Two felt leaves in different greens Two – three felt buds Lucky clover Wire cutters Badge pins Layout First…

DIY Felt Flower Crown

More Wedding DIY! This time my felt flower crown, which if I am completely honest I was dreading creating as 1. I have never made one before and 2. What if it looked a total disaster and I had to rethink my entire look for the day? So I overcame the silly thinking (see my…

How to make a Hand Fasting Ribbon (or braid six ribbons)

As you all know, I am getting married soon.  In 64 days in fact, that’s nine weeks and counting. There is still A LOT TO DO! But, at least the handfasting ribbon has been made, hurrah! And, being the kind giving person I am, I thought I’d make a little tutorial for any of you…

Nice Cream

As the weather hots up what is a girl to do when maintaining a healthy eating lifestyle? Make NICE cream that’s what! This recipe comes from Helen at BodyHappy (check out her instagram!) Main Ingredients (serves four) 4 bananas, skinned, sliced and frozen Blender (a nutribullet/ninja/vitamix or hand blender will do) Variations: Blueberry heaven 2…

Lemony Prawns Courgetti No Carb Quick and Healthy Recipe

Sometimes I need food quicker than quick, and I want lots of it and it has to be no carb in the evenings. Tall order? Not with this delicious lemony prawns courgetti! Ingredients (serves two) 200g fresh prawns 250g courgetti 100g spinach Sprig of dill, chopped Sprig of flat leaf parsley, chopped Chives, chopped Chilli…

Finding Happiness…

How you feel at any given time is not about what the world gives you, or what events transpire around you, or what other people do to you, it is about what you THINK about the world, the events or the things people do.  Your thoughts can be your most powerful ally or enemy, and the beauty is,…

Life Can Be Complicated, But it Doesn’t Have to Be

Ever wake up and just feel like putting your head under the covers and going back to sleep? Me too. Every day at the moment. I don’t know about you but I’m finding life overwhelming. For so many reasons. The most annoying thing about this current blip in my normally positive demeanour is that I…

Happy St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Felt Tutorial

As we celebrate the irish, why not make some shamrock or four leaf clover for luck? I have made these for my wedding bouquets and button holes to add some wedding day luck and thought they were an appropriate felty thing to share on this Irish of Irish days! To make them you need: 4…