Cutting + sticking + sewing + baking. My creative life.

Finishing Other People’s Projects

I've had an idea for a business, it's something I could consider setting up when I've retired.  It needs a catchier name but for now I am calling it "Finishing Other People's Projects".  All those projects started with the best of intention now languishing in plastic bags in cupboards and…

Fox Sleep Mask

I got this fox sleep mask kit from Lucky Dip Club subscription box some time ago (love a subscription box, me!).  I decided to make it for my best friend's daughter, she is a student and I used to adore receiving mail when I was a student. The mask is…

Desserts in Jars

I think it was some late night Pinterest sessions that first got me interested in making desserts in jars.  I started collecting Bonne Maman jam (confiture, oo la la!) jars as they are a lovely shape and the lids are so pretty and evocative of going on picnics on sunny…

Postcards from the Edge

Love stationery!  I clip and keep images and text which catch my eye from newspapers and magazines so that I can make my own postcards as I also love snail mail!   Sent this one to a good friend yesterday.Happy SundayLove Melanie x