Welcome to my world!

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, my cats and hopefully things that will make you smile in this messy thing we call life. Mainly though it will be about my love of felt and crafting…

Custom Felt Wedding Bouquets Inspiration

After finishing the gloriously vibrant custom order for my bride (I can’t wait to share the finished bouquets with you all), I decided to make some more bouquets to list on my etsy shop in order to showcase some additional colourways and encourage brides to be to see that they can have whatever they want…

Setting up an Etsy Shop in 6 easy steps

If you’ve read the previous post, you should now have an etsy shop name, some kind of branding and logo and have done some research by reading the Etsy Sellers Handbook.  You should also be aware of etsy fees and have included those into your pricing structure (I talk more about pricing in an upcoming…

Felt Succulent Fun – How to Have Plants at Home that Never Die!

If you are anything like me instead of a green finger you’ll have what they call a black thumb.  That means I pretty much find it impossible to keep any plants alive, and that includes succulents. My solution is to make them from felt! Not only does this mean they last forever, they are also…

Inspiration with Blue and Green Felt Flowers

The glory of making flowers with felt is that you can have flowers in any colour you want.  As part of the wedding bouquet order I have, the bride wanted blue and green.  The blue she selected was not just any blue either, my favourite colour, teal blue! I had teal blue flowers in my…

Making a Felt Icelandic Poppy

Even though nature is all around us, it is so easy to miss it.  It’s not until I started making felt flowers that I really started to pay attention to flowers and plants whenever I went outside.  Now all I do is look at the flora and fauna around me, particularly when I go on…

Making A Felt Protea

I saw a tutorial for a protea while I was designing my wedding bouquet, but for various reasons it didn’t speak to me, it looked a bit cumbersome and not particularly attractive. That all changed when I saw the real plant! It is stunning! It’s known as a sugarbush flower as well as a protea…

Starting an Etsy Shop (and How to Get Free Listings Too)

You make lots of lovely crafted items and you have run out of people to gift them to.  Your other half complains about all the craft materials you have lying around.  Or everyone is telling you how good your crafts are and how you really should start selling them! Where do you start? Etsy is…

Chakra Inspired Rainbow Flowers

Rainbow Flowers I have wonderfully creative and open friends.  One of them recently asked me to make 12 rainbow inspired flowers for her window sill. Chakra Energy Centres I thought I would link it to the chakra system (as she’s also wonderfully spiritual like me) and came up with the idea for a bunch of…