Category: Hand Stitched Projects

DIY Paper String Art Heart | Easy Embroidered Cards For Valentine’s Day

If you’ve always wanted to try making a string art heart, but don’t like the idea of hammering nails into wood, then have you thought about trying paper string art? It’s such an easy craft and all you’ll need is some cardstock, a needle and some thread such as embroidery floss, string or yarn. Read […]

Craft Yourself Happy: 9 Benefits Of Cross Stitching

This is the first blog in a series we’ve created called ‘Craft Yourself Happy’. In it, we shine a spotlight on all the crafts we love and how they can help make you happier! If you type “What are the benefits of cross stitching?” into Google, you’ll come across HEAPS of articles, podcasts and videos […]

11 Tasty Cake Cross Stitch Patterns That’ll Make You Drool!

I’ve said it once and I’ll probably say it again a few more times: cross stitch is one of my all-time favourite crafts.  It’s easy, fun and when you combine it with your favourite things (like cake!) then it just gets even better. I’ve worked on A LOT of cake cross stitch patterns over the […]

7 Easy Cross Stitch Stash Organisation Ideas

Up until recently, all of my cross stitch supplies were “organised” in one large storage box.  Cross stitch floss was in a tangled messy ball. Cross stitch patterns were folded up in one large pile. And everything was hidden beneath multiple cross stitch books. This suited me fine while I was working on various cross […]

Quick & Easy DIY Key Holder (Using A Picture Frame!)

Walking in through your front door after a long day at work is one of life’s greatest pleasures. “Ahh, home sweet home”, you say.  Why not celebrate this feeling with a quick and easy DIY key holder as a unique way to welcome you home? Using a simple picture frame and some coat hooks, here’s […]

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