i have been crafting for approx 3 years it began when i was pregnant with my little boy who is now nearly three.
i had just lost my grandma and was on maternity leave with loads of time on my hands and the passion grew from there.... my grandma taught me a few things bless her she used to make handmade dolls and bears and she enjoyed cross stitching.
so i made use of her left overs and began...
three years on and i have a room dedicated to my hobbie, my son ejoys getting involved too in what he calls "mommys pink room" once he goes to bed i get cracking on my next project whether it be...
scapbooking (my sons pics)
ATCS for trade on flickr.com and swap-bot.com
handmade wedding stationary (my website coming soon)
handmade cards and gifts
handmade jewlery (i used to teach this hobbie at a craft shop)
wooden plaques handmade and painted (which i sell in a local craft center)
and many more projects...
the craft items i would never be without are:
cricut machine and dies
ellison big shot
K&CO papers and embellishments
Laura Ashley papers and embellishments
anitas craft acrylic paints
stickles glitter glues
and much more....
i have been bought to this site by someone i know from flickr.com
who advised me i can find out how to make button fairys on here and i also i would like to try dotti dolls so thats my future plans.