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Crafts, House to Home

Arm Knitting a Throw with I Make Knots at Workshop & Play

I like nothing more than a workshop, where I can make something beautiful to enjoy in my home. From making an origami lampshade or fairy lights with Origami-Est, to learning how to arrange flowers with an online class, and crafting gorgeous Christmas makes with Zeena Shah, I can’t get enough! These are all fairly small scale, and I’m keen to try some larger makes. I’m interested in learning how to upholster, but first, my latest challenge is arm knitting a throw with I  ...

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Crafts, House to Home, Make & Do

Learning Origami with Origami-Est at Southwood Stores

Paper. As a stationary addict, it’s one of my favourite things. Learning a new craft. Also one of my favourite things, as you’ll know if you’ve been following my blog or Instagram for a while. So combine the two in an origami workshop and you have Becky-Heaven. A few weeks ago, I went along to Southwood Stores, near Milton Keynes, to learn origami with the lovely Esther from Origami-Est. It was a birthday treat to myself, and my sister Debbie, and one of my best  ...

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House to Home, My Favourite Family, Things I Love

Valentine’s treats

Happy Valentine’s Day! We’re not normally huge celebrators of this ‘day of love’ as we don’t really think you need a designated day to say ‘I love you.’ But this year I did drop some very heavy hints about some incredible hand-made paper flowers by SweetIzzi I’d discovered last year on Etsy. And luckily for me, Ryan took the hint and ordered me these gorgeous pink roses! Even the packaging is beautiful. Polka dot tissue paper and pink and  ...

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