Sometimes it can seem like a year is nothing but bad, and 2017 was a bit of a difficult one in many ways, not just for me but for many around me. So I took some time to reflect on my year and make a list of 17 things that
Category Archives: Papercrafts
I was intrigued by Oliver Burkeman’s column in the Guardian from last month about insomnia: Shuffle your thoughts and sleep in which he reports on the Canadian cognitive scientist Luc Beaudoin’s newly invented cure for insomnia, which he calls the “cognitive shuffle”. Counting sheep and similar ways to cope with
A card I made for an aunt’s birthday. Because of her tastes it’s a bit more busy than I would normally make a card. I am liking working with birthday banner designs at the moment. Papers: HOTP Home Grown (free with a magazine – it’s good discovering paper sets that way).
A colleague is very proud of his electric bike so I thought his birthday card should reflect his interest in electric vehicles. The vehicle was designed and paper pieced from scratch by hand.
Mum in law’s birthday card using flowers made from old music books she was throwing out.