Arts and Crafts

Some ideas for creative projects as well as arts how-to posts for you and your family.

I just signed up for a Digital Photography Course!

I just signed up for an online Digital Photography Course!

I just signed up for an online Digital Photography Course! When I was a Graphic Design student back in the early 90’s, one of our subjects we had to take was photography. I couldn’t have signed up for an online Digital Photography Course way back then because they didn’t exist,… Read More »I just signed up for an online Digital Photography Course!

me in a hammock

How to make a Simple Fabric Hammock

How to make a Simple Fabric Hammock Making a hammock out of fabric is incredibly easy, in this post I explain how you can make a simple fabric hammock in less than an hour. It’s so simple that my old hammock which is over 16 years old was made for… Read More »How to make a Simple Fabric Hammock

View from the Saltees island in watercolour painting

Painting with Watercolours – Tips for Beginners

Painting with Watercolours – Tips for Beginners Painting with watercolours is one of the trickiest mediums as watercolour paint is not at all forgiving! Because watercolour paint leaves a translucent layer, you can’t paint over mistakes. However, I believe that there are no such things as mistakes in art, only… Read More »Painting with Watercolours – Tips for Beginners

bunting on a red gazebo in a sunny garden

How to Make Fabric Bunting

How to Make Fabric Bunting Bunting adds a real fun and festive feel to any celebration and if you make it out of fabric, it is durable and can be used again and again. I made this bunting for my sister’s house warming party recently, all 21 metres of it!… Read More »How to Make Fabric Bunting