Birthday badges

May 28, 2014
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I love making these birthday badges as they make a lovely bespoke gift for a young child on their Birthday, and for the family’s I have made them for have said that they love them and keep them in their keepsake box which has been lovely to hear so here I am putting them out there for you to purchase £3.50 each and £1 P&P

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email me at admin@theallcraftblog.com to let me know what colours you would like and number and for payment.

Market Bargains

May 28, 2014
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I love a good Bargain and I had what I consider a good one a lovely Cath Kidston  stitch book for just £2  RRP £16 so I was very happy with it as I have alot of her products and I do love them, so check out your local markets and boot sales find some good bargains and gems !!!!

10269549_10152423091612661_2859096841846910054_nThis book has so many cute cross stitch and needlepoint  projects in and not only that some beautiful photography too.

Quick Vegetable soup

March 5, 2014
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What I do when i get my weekly shop is, I prep all my veg and put them into my stove steamer( to go in the freezer) and with all the water I make a vegetable soup.
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March 2, 2014
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My craft book collection

March 2, 2014
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Great for inspiration & learning new skills and techniques, I have been given these books and found some in charity shops and market stalls and where I turn to for when I just need a little more inspiration for a new project.

Please forgive my poor quality photography.

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Christingles

December 10, 2013
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Christmas is getting closer and closer, and we’re all getting into the festive spirit! This year, I thought I’d revive a family tradition and make some Christingles with my friend (and All Craft Blog founder) Charlotte, and her wonderful little sister, Athena.

But first, here’s the back story! When my Dad was a boy (many, many centuries ago – love you, Dad!), he used to go to a Moravian chapel in Bath. He would go there with his maternal Grandmother and his Grandmother’s niece, who we always called Auntie Bern. Every year during Advent, the Moravians would hold a Christingle service. The children in the congregation would make Christingles, and then once it grew dark they would light them, and hold a candle-lit procession through the church. Once the children had reached the foot of the altar, they would form a little choir and sing Christmas Carols, all in the glow of the Christingles. (The Moravians love a sing-song, and my Auntie Bern used to play the church organ!)
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