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Silhouette Stamping Material Review

Ed knows me so well. He knows he can’t go wrong with some Silhouette items for Christmas or birthday. For Christmas he got me the stamping material starter kit that I may or may not have been nagging for…I’d rather have this than the Mint, as I don’t really use stamps enough to make that worthwhile (plus it’s pretty pricey in my opinion). In the pack you receive three sheets of the stamping material, cutting mat, ink pad and three different sized acrylic  ...

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Webster’s Pages Review

I’ve always been intrigued by Webster’s Pages planners but never loved the look of them enough to want to buy one full price. Like seemingly everyone else in the UK I picked up a WP planner when Create and Craft reduced them to £3 each a few weeks ago. Sadly I missed the filled ones and the filled folios so just settled for one planner and a few extras as they were 3 for 2. The caramel colour was the only one I really liked the look of and was the kind of colour I don’t  ...

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The Stationery Club December Review

Always on the look out for new subscription boxes to try I stumbled across The Stationery Club last month. Given it was thought up and designed by Alexia Claire whose illustrations I’ve loved for a good couple of years now I signed up immediately! For a one off box it was £18 and for a subscription it was £15 a month. I went for the one off box this time. I had a long wait for the box because you sign up at the start of the month and then Alexia sets to work making all the lovely  ...

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Making a fabric dori without a sewing machine

I have a beautiful blue leather Midori that I bought earlier this year and I love the idea of the Midori system. In my Bruges haul posts I mentioned that I’d bought lots of pretty fabric without a project in mind and realised they’d be ideal for making doris out of. I found a tutorial I liked here and headed down to Hobbycraft to buy the extra bits I needed for a first attempt. Iron on interfacing Iron on adhesive  Elastic – I wanted black elastic but this was literally  ...

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