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Easter/Spring Themed Craft Competition 2014

Today I am pleased to announce the new Art of Crafts competition. I love this season so I have chosen the themes of Easter/Spring and I know we are going to see some beautiful entries. There are Amazon gift cards for the top three, so please read on for all the details. To enter you need to create a piece of unique craft or art work that is inspired by, or which celebrate [...]

Benefits of Teaching Children to Paint with Acrylics

Painting with acrylics is much different than painting with water colors, oil-based paints or other mediums. Although it can be considerably messier than other mediums, it can also be quite beneficial when teaching children how to develop an image. In fact, the different techniques involved in painting with acrylics can help children discover their inner artist. 1. Color Mixin [...]

Win a Craftsy Sewing Class Of Your Choice

In our month of celebrating the Great British Sewing Bee (#GBSB) we already have the book which accompanies the series up for grabs in our giveaway. Today I want to throw another sewing freebie into the ring, whereby one lucky winner will receive a sewing class of their choice which has been very kindly provided by Craftsy. To enter all you need to do is to click this lin [...]

You Can Have a Green Thumb: 4 Innovative Ways to Grow Houseplants

Not everyone was born with chlorophyll in their veins. Caring for houseplants seems easy enough. They just require water, sunlight and the occasional scoop of plant food, right? Yet many of us are blessed with what the experts call a "black thumb." Though we don't set out to wield the power of life or death over potted products (usually the latter), there are always mitigating [...]

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Christmas Giveaway: Stunning Wreath From Lovehearts

Exciting news today, we have a beautiful Christmas wreath to give away, which has been created by the very talented Penny over at Lovehearts. You can see the wreath featured on this page in the photos and I think you will agree it would look stunning adorning any Christmas home. Anyone can enter this giveaway, just bear in mind if you are outside the UK it may take a litt [...]

Homemade Outdoor Decorating Ideas for Fall

For many people, fall is their favorite time of the year. The changing of the seasons brings about a relief from the hot weather of summer, beautiful leaves in the trees, and the countdown to the holidays. It’s also a great time to redo the look of your outdoor living space. Since it’s already August and fall is going to be here before we know it, we’re going to take a [...]

January Crochet Month Giveaway Time: Cute & Easy Crochet

** This giveaway is now closed. The lucky winner, drawn by random number generator is Sharon Goff, who left the following comment “I would love to be able to re-learn crochet so I can pass it on to my granddaughter  ” With thanks to all those who entered and many congrats to Sharon. There will be another giveaway coming soon ** To get us off to a great crocheting st [...]

Twelve Days of Christmas Giveaway: Day 1 Christmas Crafting In No Time

***Today's giveaway is now closed and the lucky  winner, drawn by random number generator is......Helen Francis. Congrats Helen I will be mailing you shortly :-) Still plenty of time to win other prizes everyone, so keep entering*** I wanted to do something special for all you lovely readers this Christmas and thus I have come up with a cunning plan to share with you 12 bea [...]

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