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…

Be Inspired by Red and Yellow Felt Flowers

Bridal Bouquets Following my amazing feature in Rock n Roll Bride Magazine, a fellow Rock n Roll Bride from the Facebook Group contacted me and immediately ordered her wedding flowers! How Amazing is that? I’ve been working on them ever since, working through the four main colours, yellow, red, blue and green.  (The theme is…

Writing Tutorials is Fun…

Honestly it is.  They just take such a long time! To write a tutorial I have to make the item from scratch and photograph every step.  Then each step needs writing up in PowerPoint, that’s how I do it anyway, I think some people use Word and others are far more professional and use proper…

A Change in Direction

  You may have all noticed it has been all quiet on the blog front since my wedding.  Well there is a reason for that.  I am changing direction.  Not literally, apparently if you do that in the wind it’s not a good thing, or so my mother used to tell me.  No.  My blog…

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…