Colour In Valentine’s Day Bookmarks

Each year for Valentine’s Day, little man and I get crafty and design something fun for his classmates. Last year we did festive Rice Krispie squares using Alex’s recipe on Yummy Mummy Club. This year we opted for bookmarks because as he gets older, the cheesy cheap valentines seem even cheesier! Colour In Valentine’s Day […] Read more…

Creative Clutch Patterns for Beginner Bag Makers

  If you’re tired of boring clutch patterns for beginner makers, then I have a treat for you! I rounded up some of my favourite patterns PLUS a bonus pattern that is excellent for first time zipper users. Check out my list of Clutch Patterns for Beginner Bag Makers below! Stand up clutch This one […] Read more…

4 Overused Words to Change for Thesaurus Day!

  Today is National Thesaurus day and as a writer, how do I not celebrate! When I am working on blog posts for myself, Andrie Designs or Craft Box Girls, I am constantly referring to a thesaurus online. Why? Because how many times do we really need to say something is “good” without changing words […] Read more…

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PTBO Makes – Pax Jewellery

Today on PTBO Makes, you get to meet Pax Jewellery. Annie creates stunning one of a kind jewellery. I met her at last years Finer Things Show and I’m so excited for you to see her work and for you to get to know her a little more! Say hello to Annie and read more about her business […] Read more…

The Kittens, Family Mini Quilt Set

Last month I tackled one of my first pieced quilt patterns, The Kittens by Elizabeth Hartman. Most of the other quilts I’ve done have been my own pattern or basic squares so this was my first time following quilting instructions. This pattern was a breeze to put together but for my first one, I decided […] Read more…

What I’ve Learned Using Pinterest for Business

  Affiliate and referral links may be used in my posts. I only ever recommend products or services that I have used and love. Are using Pinterest? Of course you are, that’s quite possibly one of the reasons you are reading this! Now, are you using it for business, not just for personal? If not, […] Read more…