With it being 30 Days Wild this month I wanted to attempt a papercraft which had a nod to the natural world, and when I found these paper hyacinths on One Little Project's blog. You can find the full tutorial here. I knew I had to try making one for June to go along with this … Continue reading Paper Hyacinths
My current favourite thing to make are these origami/paper beetles. I've been wanting to make some more bugs for a while now, after I first made the little bee which you can see in the header image above, and when I searched for some new tutorials online I found a whole treasure trove of them! … Continue reading Paper Beetles!
When in doubt I pick up my pencils and paint brushes and I sketch out birds, and recently I've been doing an awful lot of them! May is definitely the month of flowers for a lot of us (including me) and I always end up drawing and painting lots of floral things come this time … Continue reading Birds of a Feather
It feels like it's been a long time since I've sat down to type out a new post, and I want to say a big thank you to everyone for all of the kind words and patience over these past few weeks. Things in my part of the world have not been easy, and for … Continue reading When In Doubt…
March is finally here and after what has been a busy but lovely start to the month I'm definitely moving into springtime mode now! I spotted the first few daisies out on the lawn last week and the skies have been staying lighter past 4:30pm, which is always a sure sign that the warmer months … Continue reading A Mountain Sunset
Early in February I posted about a paper rose I made from Red Ted Art's tutorial here, and a few weeks ago I found another very cute DIY tutorial for some brilliant spider mums, which I want to share with you all today. Especially as spring is fast approaching now. I found this tutorial via Live … Continue reading A Paper Spider Mum!
I shared this little watercolour over on Facebook about a week ago and knew I had to share it here too. As you know, by now, I love wildlife, especially birds, and whenever I'm looking for inspiration my mind general goes straight to the natural world. I've already done a fair few paintings of toucans … Continue reading Little Emerald Toucanet
I made this little decorative origami map heart over the weekend, and with it being Valentine's Day tomorrow I thought it was only appropriate to share it for this week's crafty post, and it uses one of my favourite things - maps! If you've been with me for a while now you may have seen … Continue reading Decorative Origami Map Heart
At the moment I need fun and colour in my life, and what better way to achieve that than with some paper roses! Of course, this was inspired by the brilliant Red Ted Art, who has a tutorial on how to make these yourself here if you'd like some for decoration for your room. I … Continue reading Paper Roses!
As the weekend coming up heralds the arrival of The Big Garden Birdwatch again (this will be the third year I've taken part!) I thought it was only fair to do some bird-themed origami for today's crafty post, so I did just that! I used this basic template and design for the two doves I … Continue reading Two Little Doves