Fabulous Easter Fun

Last year some friends of ours from Parys organized a Easter Weekend by the river complete with egg painting and Easter egg hunt. I have never seen adults, all dressed as bunnies, have so much fun. Actually we had so much fun looking for eggs that we collected all the ones we hadn’t eaten and…

Quick & Easy Easter Bunnies

I designed these bunnies to be used as place settings for Easter lunch or to give away to friends and family filled with delectable Easter treats. I got the whole family – my Dad included – involved in making these for the shoot.  Everyone got a bunny with their name on it and some felt tip…

Easter Craft: Candy-Cones

  Easter Craft: Candy-Cones I have made these cones to give away to family at Easter but you can also make them for wedding favours or to hold the confetti. They are really quick to make and don’t cost much at all. YOU WILL NEED: (makes 2) 1 piece of A4 coloured card board cut…

Cheap, Cheap & Easy Easter Craft

Cheap, Cheap & Easy Easter Craft : Cute Easter Creatures YOU WILL NEED a toilet roll tube crêpe paper ( any colour) our free cut out template or white paper with your own characters drawn on it. DOWNLOAD PDF HERE(CUT OUT TEMPLATE) coloured craft paper ( I collect the scraps from my other projects and…

EASTER CRAFT: Every bunny needs a…carrot

Make this Cute Carrot Especially for Easter YOU WILL NEED (Makes 2) 1 x A4 sheet of orange card (not too thick otherwise it won’t roll nicely) 1x A4 sheet of thin green paper Strong craft glue Easter Eggs INSTRUCTIONS Cut the  A4 sheet of orange card in half width wise. Roll it into a…

Our Cheap Luxury Wedding: PART 1

How to have the most perfect day without getting into debt. Steve and I had the tiniest wedding budget – our whole wedding cost what some people spend on a dress and I am not talking couturier here either. Here are some things that we did to stretch our meager budget as far as possible….

Packing Up Christmas

Well, the mince pies are eaten, the presents are all opened (well not all! There are still gifts under our tree waiting for the lucky folk who are still enjoying their holidays) and most of the city streets are getting choked with traffic, and shops are full of back-to-school supplies. I’d say that the season…

2013: A Resolution to be Happy

The years gone by are littered with good intentions and unresolved resolutions, so why bother writing them? We all know that in two weeks time the excitement has worn off , the routine has set in and 5am is suddenly so early to go to the gym. Really, what was I thinking? Am I right?…

The Magic of Christmas Past

The magic of Christmas is made especially for children. No matter how hard I try to capture the magic as an adult, it is just not the same. The sparkling treasure box of the Christmas lights, the excited anticipation of Christmas Eve and most of all the pile of mystery under the tree. We always…