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Creating my own Elephant Keepsake

Elephant keepsake... I knew I wanted to create an elephant keepsake to add to my range but I really struggled to find one I like. I bought one pattern and actually made it up in clothes but I didn't like how it sat! I looked at some others and browsed all over Pinterest. But every single one had a feature I wasn't too keen on. One looked too skinny, several had trunks that I thought looked a ... Read the Post

Staying focused as a mumpreneur – one strategy that really works

Staying focused Staying focused in a busy life is hard. This year I finished working my part time job at a supermarket to work full time making keepsakes. Working at home is blissful in that I don't work family unfriendly shifts or commute! But I do need to be my own boss. I have to micro manage my time, and make sure I don't slack off or day dream. Staying focused includes me keeping all ... Read the Post

My craft room – my creative space.

Craft room essentials My craft room, oh how I love it! In essence it's a couple of long white tables, some sewing equipment and some beautiful wall paper. But it's my creative space and here's why it works for me...   Light - as much as possible... To sew I need light. This room has big south facing windows so it's got loads of natural light coming in. For the evenings I have a 100 watt ... Read the Post