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Sketchbook Project out of the starting blocks!

After ordering my sketchbook for the sketchbook project 2012 early this time I could not let it sit on my desk and taunt me any longer! With just over 5 weeks left until our big day every spare second has been dedicated to creative wedding, and the bank holiday weekend was no exception. So when… Read more »

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Folksy Friday for dad

The latest listing in my Folksy shop is inspired by my sport and golf obsessed dad, who is a huge inspiration in my life. As it’s Father’s Day in less than a month (19th June in the UK) I thought I would just give a gentle reminder not to forget our fantastic dads so here… Read more »

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Doodles of distraction…

Well, now I know I have 2 trapped nerves in my back which aren’t helped by an old hip injury and plenty of metal in my leg it helps knowing where the pain is coming from but is doing nothing to help get rid of it! I managed to get some emergency physio at the… Read more »

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Emergency Folksy Friday

Not only has it been the first 5 day working week for a while it felt even longer because of the many problems – mainly with  my health and immense pain in my leg/hip/back which made me faint and resulted in a night in A&E with a nice shiny bruise on my face. So given that I’m… Read more »

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Folksy Friday – wedding helpers

As it is only 9 weeks today until our wedding I thought that I would choose my Folksy Friday picks today from fellow Folksters that we have bought things from that we cannot make ourselves and some who are very kindly donating to us. We believe in supporting independent, handmade and local people as this… Read more »

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More wedding preparations

It’s been a full but fun weekend of creativeness following the Royal Wedding on Friday. I didn’t think it was possible but watching the wedding made us even more excited about our own, and now most of the RSVPs are back it’s time to think about finishing all the handmade items for the big day…. Read more »

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Folksy Friday on a string

If you have had your head buried in the sand and somehow missed it then here’s to the ‘not-quite-as-important-as-ours’ wedding of the year.  I’ve started making bunting for our big day, which is a mammoth task in itself following on from the 100 handmade wedding favours (in 3 parts!) and invites not to mention further… Read more »

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Easter Folksy Friday

If the reason isn’t obvious as to my topic this week then I will have to just mention that it’s Good Friday today and a very well received bank holiday. So today’s picks are all from fellow folksters with Easter in mind: Cherry blossom  candles – creme egg candles (a classic sign of Easter, and… Read more »

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Japan Earthquake Appeal

The world seems to be in disarray at the moment, but as soon as it disappears from the media it’s easily forgotten and we get lost in our own little worlds again. So, lets give a thought for all those suffering in Japan and elsewhere in the world, and take this opportunity to support some… Read more »