Togetherness, inspiration and creativity

Tag: Flowers

How to Make a Crochet Rose + Free Downloadable Pattern

How to Make a Crochet Rose + Free Downloadable Pattern

Looking for a quick and easy way to add delicate embellishment to your winter hat, scarf, shawl or blanket? Charlie Mumford has created a gorgeous crochet rose pattern which works up quickly, and enables you to create a whole bunch of crochet roses in no […]

A Wedding Season Must: How To Press Flowers

A Wedding Season Must: How To Press Flowers

As wonderful and magical as they are, weddings can be seriously expensive affairs. Dresses, cakes, venues, flowers… the list goes on, and none of it’s cheap! Which is why when it comes to crafting keepsakes from the big day – whether it was your own […]

Joanna Sheen’s Marjolein Bastin Card

Joanna Sheen’s Marjolein Bastin Card

Marjolein Bastin is a Dutch artist who specialises in painting the most gorgeous images of nature. She creates everything from cheeky squirrels and beautiful birds, to simply stunning flowers. I freely admit that I’m certainly a little biased, as flowers are my first love! But you honestly couldn’t dislike anything in her range, she is truly talented!

(more…)

7 Quick and Easy Ways to Pipe Flowers

7 Quick and Easy Ways to Pipe Flowers

What fun! It’s so satisfying to pipe with buttercream and create stunning flowers on cupcakes. You have the artistic licence on this, so use any colours you like! Why stick to real flowers? Have a little play to create some fantasy flowers! Here are 7 […]

How to Make Sugar Daffodils by Cassie Brown

How to Make Sugar Daffodils by Cassie Brown

I loved making these sugar daffodils. Everyone thinks that I’m well known for my airbrushing skills, but I actually got all my awards for my sugar flowers. I must admit, flowers are my passion; I love the colours and variety. You never see absolutely perfect […]

Amazing DIY Wedding Tissue Paper Flowers

Amazing DIY Wedding Tissue Paper Flowers

These DIY Wedding Tissue Paper Flowers have been imagined, designed and handcrafted by sewing expert and competition winner, Charlotte Newland. Here are two step-by-step projects that teach you how to create giant flowers and a fun floral centrepiece.

(more…)

Florals for Spring Crafting? Groundbreaking! [Top 20]

Florals for Spring Crafting? Groundbreaking! [Top 20]

If you’re a fan of a certain Hollywood movie, you’ll get the reference right away. Although florals for spring may not be groundbreaking, it’s an age-old tradition that’s been tried, tested, and works beautifully. Spring is the season of flowers; it’s when they come alive […]

Cassie Brown’s Spring Tulips

Cassie Brown’s Spring Tulips

“I wanted to have a little play around with colour and as spring is here, what better flower than a tulip? They come in all different colours and shapes, but I also wanted to have a go at making a parrot-like tulip. I don’t have […]

CRAFTIE CHALLENGE: Mother’s Day

CRAFTIE CHALLENGE: Mother’s Day

Crafties! We’ve launched a special COMPETITION on our blog with plenty of time until Mothering Sunday! All you have to do is make us a Mother’s Day craft item around the theme of a FLORAL BOUQUET. It could be a crafty colouring, a flowery quilt, a crochet flower, an embroidered bouquet or a floral card – anything goes so long as you stick to the theme. Then upload your make onto the blog so that people can vote for their favourites.

(more…)