Shine on! Sending handmade cards is like a hug from afar.

I’ve always liked writing letters and sending postcards. I think it is tied back to a trip my Nana and Fardy took to England when I was a child. I loved the postcards they sent home. I particularly loved the ones that were addressed just to me. Not my brothers, not my mum and dad, just to me. I’ve never forgotten how lovely it is … Continue reading Shine on! Sending handmade cards is like a hug from afar.

Christmas card potatoes

Last Christmas, I painstakingly cut out little collage Xmas motifs and carefully stuck them down. Mini-collages like santa’s boots coming down the chimney, puddings with all the trimmings and dancing elves. This year I wanted to do something much simpler and naive, so I pulled out three potatoes, carved crude shapes, let them dry for a little while them dumped them in paint and stamped … Continue reading Christmas card potatoes