How To Make Twine From Scrap Fabric

Make fabric twine

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Oh my goodness! I am absolutely in love with this gorgeous twine made out of scrap fabric!

Let’s face it, a lot of us have stashes of scrap fabric left over from projects that we just can’t bear to throw away because they’ll come in handy one day… Well this is that day! Well for me it is anyway lol 😀

I’m super excited about this find on Pinterest! All credit for this one goes to Cintia over at My Poppet! It’s a great way to use up all those oddments of fabric or clothes that no longer have a use Read more

Beginners Guide To Starting A Blog

 

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Beginners Guide To Starting A Blog

I’ve been crafting since I was a child, so we can safely say a loooong time 😀  … I’ve always enjoyed making gifts for friends and family because when I was growing up we used to make gifts in our family instead of buying them because there certainly wasn’t a lot of money around, so we made the most of what we had. I always enjoyed crafting, but as I got older it really turned into quite a passion of mine. I really wanted to be able to “turn my passion into profit” so that way I could do more of what I love instead of going out to work in a ‘conventional’ job and struggling to find time to do my crafts.

I’m really pleased to be able to say that my crafting, which is my passion, is also my full time income! I know there are so many people that want to be able to do the same thing… And you can! 🙂

There really has been no better time than right now to “Turn your passion into profit!”

In this age of the blogger, it really is very easy to set up your brand new internet based business! Yes, it really is very easy to get started, and I’ll guide you through it step by step.

I started making money from my blog in the first month… Admittedly it was only £275… But it was enough to make me realize how I could build on it and turn it into something much, much bigger… Boy was I excited! And I still am!

It took me a long time to start my first blog! Well to be more precise… I wasted far too much time just thinking about blogging! I thought I wasn’t computer savvy enough to be able to do it… I was sure I would have to hire someone to build it for me, and then I would come along and post on it!

I really didn’t have a clue how it all worked, and that put me off even trying! I really wish I’d had this How to start a blog guide back then!

When I eventually took the plunge, I realized I could do it… And then I realized I can make a decent living from it too! And now, here we are a few months down the road, and I’m able to help you make that jump too… It really is very easy!

  • I’ve wanted to be a blogger for ages, but I just don’t know where to start!
  • I want to start a blog, but I don’t know what to write about!
  • Why can’t we earn a living doing what we love?
  • Why do we have to go out to work and spend 40 plus hours a week making money for a big corporation?
  • Why do we have to go back to work and leave our babies for someone else to look after?
  • Why can’t we work the hours we want, so it fits around our family time?
  • I love doing crafts, but it will never pay the bills… Will it?

If any, or all of the above rings true for you, then you are in exactly the right place, at exactly the right time! I will guide you every step of the way to get your blog up and running with this how to start a blog guide. Read more

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Well that was all pretty simple to do… I just set up my new blog 🙂

It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for soooo long, but there was always other things to do, and I kinda thought it would be a bit harder to set up than it was. But when I actually set aside some time to do it, it was quite straight forward really.

Cosy Stripe Crochet Blanket made from the Attic24 design

The first thing I did was… Make a cup of tea! In my world, everything starts with a nice cuppa 🙂
I’ve been reading other people’s blogs for so long, and I’ve got to say, I do love a good blog! I’m massively into crafting, so can spend many hours trawling through Pinterest, which then often leads me to another blog full of interesting titbits of information. In my mother’s and grandmother’s generations and generations before them, most crafting skills were passed down the family like valuable heirlooms… But now, we’re all learning new skills because we have so much information available to us at the click of a button. We’re not limited to the crafts that our parents passed on to us. It’s much easier for us to venture out and learn anything that takes our fancy. Buying our crafting supplies has become very easy to do, and we don’t even have to leave the comfort of home if we don’t want to, or haven’t got the ability to. Visual Sense Crafts is a great place to buy affordable craft supplies and hand made gifts, and also my Etsy shop here. Add my Etsy shop to your favorites, as I’ll be adding loads of my original hand crafted items in the next few days 🙂