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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Wildflower Tutorial using Waste Felt

When making flowers out of felt, we use all kinds of shapes and all different sizes.  So out of the corners of waste felt you can make petals and stamen. Waste not want not After cutting shapes out of felt you are inevitably left with corners and seemingly unusable bits and pieces.  Don’t throw them…