• Crafting,  Cricut crafts,  Faux leather crafts

    Five groups you need to be part of on Facebook: Bow edition

    Bow makers unite. Making bows is not an easy hobby whether you’re part of the faux leather team or you make fabric or ribbon bows, there are plenty of groups to help you on your journey. We all need help, even those that have been doing it for years and the best people to help you are other people that have made the exact same mistakes that you have.  Why you should be part of Facebook groups? Facebook can be your best friend or your worst enemy and for me I chose that it would be my friend. There are so many groups that just make your life easier and…

  • Crafting,  Cricut crafts

    Design Space sets to help organise your pantry

    When buying your Cricut there’s a rite of passage, and one of them is that you have to use vinyl to label everything in your house. There are plenty of TIKTOKs that take this to another level, but on a whole it’s one of the easiest first crafts or first activities that you can do with your machine. As I mention in other blog posts, I have a maker, but this can be used with any machine. Although Design Space is £7 a month, I personally don’t use it enough, and this is something that I’m trying to use more, however they don’t make it easy to find amazing templates…

  • Crafting,  Cricut crafts

    Cricut tips for once you’ve taken your out the box

    I’m not exaggerating when I say the first month of owning any cutting machine (whether it’s Cricut or not) will test you. There are plenty of times that I thought maybe this isn’t for me, maybe I’m just not this kind of crafter. Stick with it, you will get there, but for now here’s some tips that changed how I crafted. If you want more tips straight to your inbox, sign up here. What should I make? There are plenty of websites, youtube videos, tiktok videos and facebook groups that can help you figure out what items you’d like to make, but if you’ve bought cutting machine it’s likely that…

  • Crafting,  Cricut crafts

    Cricut (hand drawn) Christmas Cards

    Each day I am going to try and create at least one item using my Cricut. The aim is to find ways to use it that I haven’t tried before. Whether this be for Christmas crafts, or just things to brighten up our home I’m hoping for a handmade Christmas. The first thing I decided to make was a Christmas card for my Mum. She’s a care worker and loves Christmas so there’s a fair few crafts coming her way this year. Here’s what I used Cricut maker fine point pen in black Heavy cardstock (mine was from Hobbycraft but you can pick anything you want). Strong grip Cricut matt…