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  • Eco Friendly Gift Wrapping IdeasEco Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas 21 September 2020
    I decided to try and avoid buying wrapping paper as much as possible a while ago, as it seems awfully wasteful. As a result I’ve been investigating more eco-friendly gift wrapping ideas and, although I’m still learning, I thought you ...
  • Gifts and Discounts for VIPsGifts and Discounts for VIPs 14 September 2020
    If you’re not one of my VIPs yet, you’re missing out on some great free gifts and discounts. Here’s everything you get when you sign up to become a VIP subscriber… Terrific discounts When you first sign up you’ll get a discount ...
  • Gift Ideas for Book LoversGift Ideas for Book Lovers 7 September 2020
    I love reading and I know I’m not alone, so this week I’ve compiled some gift ideas for book lovers. Whether you’re looking for a book related gift or just something to give alongside an actual book I’ve got you ...
  • Free Printable Gift TagsFree Printable Gift Tags 1 September 2020
    This week I thought I’d treat you to some free printable gift tags. I’m really happy that you’re here, reading my blog, so want to show you my appreciation. The gift tags cover a range of different occasions, so hopefully you’ll ...
  • Is Regifting OK?Is Regifting OK? 24 August 2020
    This is a bit of a touchy topic… Is regifting OK or does it make you a horrible person? I’m not completely against the idea, but if you’re going to do it, it needs to be done right or there ...
  • Furoshiki Techniques for Eco Friendly Gift WrappingFuroshiki Techniques for Eco Friendly Gift Wrapping 17 August 2020
    Are you looking for more eco-friendly ways to wrap gifts? If so, using a furoshiki cloth is about as green as you can get. There are several different furoshiki techniques to suit a variety of gifts shapes and sizes, so ...
  • Gifts for Music LoversGifts for Music Lovers 10 August 2020
    It’s no secret that I’m a huge music fan – I’m really missing being able to go to gigs during this pandemic (thought I do realise this is such a small thing compared to what a lot of people are ...
  • Wedding Anniversary Gifts by YearWedding Anniversary Gifts by Year 2 August 2020
    I’ve been selling a lot of unique wedding anniversary cards with my cartoon portraits on recently – I guess it’s that time of year 😍. I know about paper, silver, ruby and gold anniversaries but I started wondering, what are ...
  • Creative Inspiration: A book reviewCreative Inspiration: A book review 27 July 2020
    Everyone needs a bit of creative inspiration now and then, and I’m no different. I think it’s important to keep learning and stay creative, and books are my favourite way of doing this. Fiction teaches me more about other people ...
  • Designing Greeting Cards DigitallyDesigning Greeting Cards Digitally 21 July 2020
    A while ago I described how I create custom cartoon portraits when designing greeting cards to order. My drawing process has changed a bit since then though, so I thought I’d do an update. I designed the cartoon portrait below for ...