Bowl of stamps
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This is a bowl I made by decoupaging stamps to an old bamboo bowl I had. I made it for John for Christmas. I have seen bowls using stamps as decoupage material before but I wanted to make something myself … Read More

Gifts for the gardener
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There is a huge focus on buying handmade this year for Christmas. The Australian blog Knicky Knacks has put out a Handmade Christmas Challenge. She says: “I’ve decided to make a pledge in support of all those brilliantly crafty bloggers … Read More

What is in that jar?
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If you follow me on ‘Roued is…‘ you will know that at the moment I am completely in love with making jelly. Blackberry Jelly, Elderflower Jelly and Rosemary Jelly to name a few. But I have been struggling to find … Read More

The Jars are Ready!
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Bring on the Jellies. Today I have been picking the last blackcurrants and they are boiling with a couple of apples as we speak (read about the jellies on ‘Roued is…’. But it is not jellies I want to talk … Read More

Decorated Spindles
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I have rather taken to decorating with paper and varnish – in other words decoupage. The latest victims of this fancy were my cheap spindles. First I painted them black, and then I decorated the whorl with cuttings from a … Read More