How to Embrace the Act of Self Gifting

Self Gifting

Have you noticed it's easier to spend money on someone else than for yourself? I don't mean on necessities like food or clothes. I'm talking about those lovely items you see in gift shops or on Instagram that seem an unnecessary extravagance for yourself, but a great gift idea for a friend or family member. … Continue reading How to Embrace the Act of Self Gifting

New Year Cruelty-Free Skincare Favourites

I started this year with a brand new skincare routine. In my opinion there's no better time to have a skincare splurge than January, when your skin is bearing the brunt of being stuck indoors with central heating or being blasted outdoors by icy wintry winds. Plus this year in particular we all need to … Continue reading New Year Cruelty-Free Skincare Favourites

DIY Felt Christmas Tree Ornaments

DIY Felt Christmas Tree Decoration

Tis the season for Christmas crafting, and my latest project has been these stuffed felt ornaments for the Christmas tree. I just love making my own tree ornaments! These ones were so simple to make, and I think they look really cute on my tree, so I thought I'd share my little guide on how … Continue reading DIY Felt Christmas Tree Ornaments

3 Creative Ways to Gift Wrap Books

Crafty gift wrap with brown paper

Wrapping gifts is one of my favourite things about the countdown to Christmas! I just love settling down with a glass of mulled wine in front of a festive film and getting all creative with my wrapping. And I know it's still pretty early for it, but I've already been getting extra crafty with wrapping … Continue reading 3 Creative Ways to Gift Wrap Books

Christmas Gift Ideas: Festive Hamper

Stuck for Christmas gift ideas this year? Usually I'm a big fan of gifts that aren't things such as restaurant vouchers, theatre tickets and cookery classes (you may have seen me post about this in the past). But things are a little different this year, and perhaps a more tangible gift would be better appreciated … Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas: Festive Hamper

Card Game Review: Jibbergiggle

I love quirky card games. It’s something I’ve written about before in my post 3 Card Games You Didn’t Know You Needed in Your Life. I particularly like ones that are portable enough to carry in my bag and be whipped out in a café with friends, and ones that are simple to learn and … Continue reading Card Game Review: Jibbergiggle

Simple Ways to Get Creative with Embroidery

Simple embroidery tips for beginners

Crafting is one of my favourite ways to spend time, and for anyone who is nervously considering trying a new hobby, I’m here to tell you that crafting doesn’t need to be time consuming and your results don’t need to be perfect. The joy is all in the process! I’ve spent a lot of 2020 … Continue reading Simple Ways to Get Creative with Embroidery

The Confidence Boosting List Everyone Needs to Make

Relatable self care candle

I have been married for two and a half years, and one of the things I believe truly makes us happy and content in our relationship is loving each other for who we truly are, “flaws” and all. Knowing that your partner knows and loves the real you is a feeling that cannot be beaten! … Continue reading The Confidence Boosting List Everyone Needs to Make

5 Positive Thoughts to Inspire Your Day

I was recently gifted a beautiful personalised foil notebook from Old English Co. and I just have to share some of the positive messages from this lovely gift company. Their personalised notebooks couldn’t be prettier, available in blush pink, black, white or grey with gold foil, or black with shiny black foil text (so chic!) … Continue reading 5 Positive Thoughts to Inspire Your Day

10 Adorable Toy Knitting Patterns

I absolutely love knitting toys! There’s just something about a character or object made from wool that makes it so much more adorable than any other material. Knitted toys make the perfect gift for baby showers and birthdays (for adults as well as kids!) and it’s so rewarding watching someone enjoy something you made for … Continue reading 10 Adorable Toy Knitting Patterns