Tag: craft

Something for the weekend : Pumpkin Decorating

| October 17, 2014 | 15 Comments
Something for the weekend : Pumpkin Decorating

With Halloween just around the corner, we did a really easy craft after school, pumpkin decorating.  Using some vinyl pumpkin face decals that I cut out using my Cricut Explore, Miss A and I set to work.  This is so simple to do, and looks really effective, I think you’ll agree?  You can make the faces, as large or small as you need depending on how big or small the pumpkins are. Continue Reading

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How to Etch a Design on a Mirror :Cricut Explore

| June 24, 2014 | 6 Comments
How to Etch a Design on a Mirror :Cricut Explore

So this is my third project using the Cricut Explore, and I think its my favourite so far.  If you haven’t seen my other posts, I’ve decorated a iPad case and with my daughters, made a fathers day card.

I’ve loved this project, so much so, that I’m going to be etching another mirror next week.  If you have any questions, or suggestions what I should etch next time, I’d love to know.   Continue Reading

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Quick and Easy Fathers Day Card : Cricut Explore

| June 12, 2014 | 1 Comment
Quick and Easy Fathers Day Card : Cricut Explore

We make all of ours cards at the Ana Mum Diary house, well the girls make them really. Gorgeous handmade cards, lovely reminders of how my children are growing up, as their drawings and writing changes over time. I’ve always preferred things that are home-made when it comes to cards and gift tags.  I’ve written before about making my own before HERE and HERE.   Continue Reading

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Its Giveaway time : Win a Cricut Cuttlebug

| February 4, 2014 | 133 Comments
Its Giveaway time : Win a Cricut Cuttlebug

**This giveaway is now closed **

I promised another competition on the blog for February, and here it is, an absolute corker!

The very lovely people at Cricut UK have offered one of my blog readers the chance to win a craft tool – the Cricut Cuttlebug.  You may remember I have been playing around with my Cricut-Mini and making cards, as well my advent calender this year. I love it, and will be making something for valentines day too, to show you- that blog post is coming up soon. Continue Reading

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