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Making Leaf Sail Boats

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Making Leaf Sail Boats

(First written and posted in September 2017 for the Cre8kits website)Written by Becky Woolley Opportunities for crafting in Autumn are amazing and varied so I am going to have a lot of fun sharing the autumnal crafting love. This first Autumn post is all about making those “evergreen” seasonal favourites…Leaf sail boats! Making Leaf Sail Boats This is perfect for those still beautiful days that you get in Autumn and you find yourself by a pond or lake with children or even a group of friends (it’s surprising how competitive people can get over a tiny leaf boat!)   Make...

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Hedgehogs and ways to help them

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Hedgehogs and ways to help them

It's #nationalwildlifeday today which was founded by Colleen Paige and aims to highlight animals that are vulnerable to extinction. Our much loved British hedgehog was officially classed as vulnerable to extinction last year, mainly due to a combination of habitat loss, roads and use of pest control such as slug pellets. There are a few things we can all do to help hedgehogs in our area whether we have a garden or not: Avoid using slug pellets or any bait poisons.   If you do have a hedgehog coming into your garden then you can feed it meaty cat or...

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2021 Summer Collection - Behind The Scenes

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2021 Summer Collection - Behind The Scenes

  As the new collection launched on the 11th of June I thought it would be good to introduce each of the designs in the collection and and a bit about what inspired them.This collection is actually made up of a few different themes, with quite a focus on Spring as well as Summer so it should probably have been called the Spring/Summer collection. However I kept adding more and more designs as I got new ideas and therefore kept delaying sending the designs to be printed... so it’s now the Summer Collection instead! You can browse the whole collection hereHere are...

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Pedddle Great British Summer Holiday Online Market

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Pedddle Great British Summer Holiday Online Market

You can find my happy puffin on the Pedddle Great British Summer Holiday Online Market from today 10/7/2021) at 10am until Sunday (11/7/2021) at 10pm. Hosted on the brilliant online event platform Tresstle. The first three people to order from my website during the market will all have a randomised set of 4 gift notes included as a little treat, perfect for sending with posted gifts. You can browse the market at this link - https://tresstle.com/events/the-great-british-holiday-market/ , it is currently in preview mode but the links will go live at 10am on the 10th of July. You can see my Puffin pin here...

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Mini Autumn Gift Guide - A small business packed guide of Autumn treats

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Mini Autumn Gift Guide - A small business packed guide of Autumn treats

  Autumn is such a beautiful varied season, you have the end of summer with the warmth and harvest bounty it brings, gorgeous leaf and berry colours, Halloween with all the spooky feels and then the month is capped off with November and the start of the Christmas countdown. It is no secret I love Autumn and I love all the designs and artwork that the season inspires so I thought I'd put together a little early Autumn Gift Guide from some of my favourite small businesses. You can click each person's business name to see their Instagram pages or...

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