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Instagram gallery: November 2013

Here’s my Instagram gallery for November – a month when my blog stats went mad thanks to my Cath Kidston travelling craft suitcase! 🙂

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Sticky honey, almond and banana cake

We have friends staying this weekend and I’m a firm believer that there should always be cake in the house when people come to stay. So I made this old favourite – it’s actually the only way me and Tom will eat bananas! I use my brownie pan to make this sticky honey almond and banana cake in, which requires double the amounts shown here (and it makes 4 muffins too). I found this recipe on a card in Waitrose – I get lots of free recipes from there! Continue reading…

Photo cards tutorial | Hello! Hooray!

Tutorial: How to make photo cards

Photo cards are really simple to make, and you can customise them for every occasion. I do find myself looking at a view and thinking ‘that would make a lovely card’, so be warned – once you’ve started, you’ll always be looking for that perfect photo! You just need a few simple things to be able to make beautiful cards for all occasions. Say thank you to a friend, remind someone of a happy time together or say Happy Birthday – the possibilities are endless!

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Vintage buttons

I’ve known our family friend Madge since I was a little girl, and even after I moved away we’ve kept in touch and I try and write letters to her as often as I can. She’s always been a knitter, but at the age of 93 has had to give it up now. Madge has the most amazing button collection (which she has kindly given to my Mum) and when I went to York last week we had a good rummage! Continue reading…