Author Archives: Jill

Flower Pot Birthday Card

Flower Pot Card | Paperspice

I recently made this card for my Mum’s birthday. Inspired by all the lovely flower pot card designs that I had seen on Pinterest, I decided to make by own version. My Mum enjoys gardening and flower arranging and so I knew that this card would be perfect for her. The card was made with basic items that I already had in my craft stash. The flower pot base was assembled using coloured pearlescent and corrugated card. I also used pearlescent card for the flowers, traced the shape using a plastic template and then cut out by hand. I drew … Continue reading

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Spring Flower Gift Basket

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My lovely Mother-in Law celebrated her 90th birthday last month. As a special gift for her I planted a basket with primulas and daffodils and then added some simple decoration to personalize it. I made a fancy bow using two different ribbons, a small crochet flower and a button and attached it to the handle at the side of the basket. I made the MUM bunting using letters printed on my inkjet printer, ribbon and embroidery thread to tie it to the handle of the basket. I also printed her age, cut it out with a 2 inch circle craft … Continue reading

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Easter Craft Ideas

Easter Treat Sacks (free printable) | Paperspice

Have you downloaded your FREE Easter printables yet? There are so many ways that you can use these printables. If you are in need of some more inspiration, then take a look a these crafty ideas. Decorate an egg carton using scrapbook paper and ribbon and top with a tag. Fill the carton with foil covered eggs or with mini cupcakes to make an original Easter gift. Add a tag to a mini basket filled with chocolate eggs to make a cute Easter table favour. Decorate a plain paper bag using scrapbook paper and a tag to make a cute … Continue reading

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Easter Dots – Free Printables

Easter Dots - Free Printable  | Paperspice

Add the perfect finishing touch to your Easter gifts and favours with these FREE Easter printables. The large hang tags have space to write a name and can be used to personalize Easter baskets or Mason jar gifts. The smaller Easter tags can either be used as square tags or can be cut out with a 2 inch circle craft punch and can be attached to classroom favours or Easter treat bags. They could also be printed on full sheet label paper to make stickers. Just download the FREE PDF file by clicking on the link below and print as … Continue reading

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DIY Pirate Valentine Treat Pouches

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These cute pirate themed treat pouches are great for boys to hand out to their classmates on Valentine’s Day and they are so easy to make. For each pouch you will need:- One 8 x 8 inch sheet black card or scrapbook paper Coordinating ribbon, twine or raffia One 4 x 6 inch cellophane bag Chocolate coins You will also need the following basic craft supplies :- 2 inch circle craft punch, scissors and paper glue. To decorate the pouches I used this Personalized Printable Pirate Valentine Gift Tag design, available from my Etsy shop, printed on quality photo paper … Continue reading

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