Instagram gallery: February 2014

This month has been another busy one, and spring is finally on the way! 🙂 Here’s my Instagram gallery for February!

Getting organised

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There hasn’t been a huge amount of crafting going on here this week, but this is for an important reason: I was sorting out my embroidery threads. I used to keep them in a little bag, and would do that thing where you try and pull out a colour but end up with a handful of tangled cotton! Argh! So I decided to put all of my colours onto card bobbins. Read More

How to line a vintage suitcase | Hello! Hooray!
Tutorial: how to line a vintage suitcase

I bought this gorgeous vintage teal suitcase last year with the intention of re-lining it – in fact, I looked at my original post about it and realised that I got it in March! I had a bit of practice at re-vamping a suitcase when I made my travelling craft suitcase, but that was made from a new case rather than a vintage one. So this was new territory for me and I really didn’t want to mess it up! I spent ages looking for the perfect fabric, and eventually found this tape measure fabric on Ebay. Continue reading…

Scrapbook paper thank you cards

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I’ve never really got into ‘scrapbooking’ as a thing, but recently I’ve discovered that scrapbook paper is brilliant for projects where you need a small print. The first project that I did using scrapbook paper was to line the insides of my wooden drawers, and I’ve been thinking of new things to do with it ever since! I always send thank you cards for Christmas and my birthday, so I made these cards and I’m really pleased with how they turned out! Continue reading…