Let’s make a concertina book and fill it up. They’re so easy to make that you might want to make another one or two.
Our challenge this year is to make a regular habit of being creative. Use the challenge to spark your imagination and build a regular habit of creative practice.
You might not be surprised that there is a great deal of chatter during the printmaking sessions in The Barley Barn, though at times you can hear a pin drop, so intense is the concentration. In one of these sessions, conversation turned to the waste we produce with our printmaking. Before us was a pile … Continue reading Waste Matters
As we hurtle towards the end of the year (how did that happen?) here are some things you might like to do in December. MAKE SPACE As we rush through December, we often need to make space: to accommodate guests or hide gifts, for extra food or to display Christmas decorations. This makes December a … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN DECEMBER
I love making paper decorations for Christmas. Perhaps it’s a nostalgic hark back to times when things were simpler or maybe a desire to replace some of the plastic tawdriness with old-fashioned paper and string but with a few sheets of paper, it’s easy to make decorations to hang throughout the house. We’ve noticed … Continue reading Making Paper Decorations for Christmas
Christmas 2018 is going to be bright and cheerful with pops of bright colour and layers of comfort. Here are our top four Must Have trends for Christmas 2018. ADDING WINTER LAYERS One of our favourite trends for Christmas 2018 is Adding Winter Layers. Through November, start to add a little decoration in your … Continue reading Must Have Christmas Trends 2018