I've decided to start a blog. I want to keep a record of all my crafty projects. I love learning new crafts and crafting techniques, so it will be fun to look back at what I have made, including those craft fails!
As all of you crafty folk know, making something with your own two hands is immensely satisfying.
Over the years I have dabbled in everything from calligraphy to cooking, and patchwork to papercraft. I am by no means artistic, l have no talents, just a love of creating and learning.
My current obsession is papercraft. You can spend 30 minutes making a quick card or days on a complex scrapbook layout. I love sitting in front of the TV colouring an image. There's a reason why zentangle and colouring for adults is a growing trend - it's so calming.
I discovered my love of colouring by accident, when I bought my two year old his first colouring book and box of crayons. We had such a lovely time! A year or so later I found a box of promarkers in hobbycraft and couldn't believe the fabulous colours. I had to buy them, although I have to say I felt embarrassed to be a grown woman spending so much on pens for colouring-in.
I googled promarkers when I came home, looking for tutorials. And I came across the world of cardmaking and papercraft. I found that I had nothing to be embarrased about - I'm not alone!
I've not looked back since.
I am new to blogging, so I'll try to learn that as I go and hopefully create a blog that other people may enjoy. First of all I'm going to have to take some pictures!