Trying out Tiger watercolour supplies!

Today I'm sharing my thoughts on the watercolour paper and watercolour paints that can currently be purchased from Tiger Stores here in the UK. Tiger Stores sell many art and craft supplies and I'm a big fan, so when I spotted a block of watercolour paper (20 sheets 300gsm) and a watercolour paint pallet for … Continue reading Trying out Tiger watercolour supplies!

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DIY hanging garden containers!

I've really been enjoying getting my garden looking nice this year. One of my main aims was to add colour to it, because it was a bit bland. We've bought new fences, and we cleaned the slabs (our garden is paved) with a pressure washer.This made the garden look a bit cleaner and a bit … Continue reading DIY hanging garden containers!

Book Review – The Needlepoint Book by Jo Ippolito Christensen

The Needlepoint Book, first published in 1976, has been updated and revised, making it an even bigger, more reliable turn-to book for everything you need to know about needlepoint. And I mean EVERYTHING. As a complete newbie to needlepoint (aside from embroidering "B" labels for my berets!) I will admit I found this book a … Continue reading Book Review – The Needlepoint Book by Jo Ippolito Christensen

Book Review: The Jewelry Recipe Book by Nancy Soriano

The Jewelry Recipe Book by Nancy Soriano is ideal for those who are just starting their jewellery-making adventures. Filled with gorgeous pictures and minimal text, this book is just a delight to browse for inspiration. The projects, which use everyday items and easy-to-find supplies and equipment, makes it the perfect go-to book for a make … Continue reading Book Review: The Jewelry Recipe Book by Nancy Soriano