When life Gives you Lemons (and Lemon Gift Wrap!)

It's been a difficult few months and life really has given us our fair share of lemons hasn't it? Thankfully we're a really resourceful and creative nation with our glasses half full and so throw us a lemon and we're likely to pop on...

Ode to the Daffodil…

I've always had a huge love and appreciation of Daffodils. For me, when Winters end is dragging its heels and the sky is hung over us like an oppressive grey cloak, they pop up from the ground like a cheery friend to uplift and remind...

Eco-friendly Christmas Gift Wrapping for Retro Fans

Want to be more eco friendly with your Christmas Gift Wrapping but don't know how? No problem! We've teamed up this month with the fabulous Inkabilly Emporium to give you a retro wrapping blog!...

And they lived happily ever after!

Do you always take a nicely wrapped gift to a wedding even if you’re giving them money or vouchers too? Being a bit of a traditionalist I must admit 'I do'. No matter how small, its all about the thought and celebrating the ‘gift’ of marriage....

Fabulously Festive Gift Wrapping

In our workshops we not only teach lots of gift wrapping techniques but we also like to reveal our secrets of how to transform something rather plain looking into something stunning by adding simple to make, handmade decorative touches! So this month we thought we'd share...

Hello birdie!

In my line of work I have the pleasure of meeting lots of wonderful people, many of them very creative!  This week was no exception and I was thrilled to stumble upon the very talented Artist and Illustrator, Iona Buchanan. Iona has designed a fabulous collection...