Author Archives: Jill

Crochet Flower Garland

Crochet flower garland

I like to dabble in lots of different crafts, but crochet has to be one of my favourites. It needs very little equipment, just a crochet hook and some yarn, which makes it easily portable and I find it most relaxing to do. I prefer projects that are quick to complete and that only use quite small amounts of yarn. I have been crocheting in the garden a lot during … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Spring Flower Gift Basket

Spring Flower Gift Basket 1

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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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