Hello! I'm Fern, age 26, crafting addict and proud owner of The Wellington Boot jewellery shop.
I love all things arts and crafts and aim to become competent (at least!) in as many crafts as possible. I also love photography, design, baking, Disney, musicals and travel!
I hope you enjoy my blog and thanks for visiting.
the_wellington_boot (at) yahoo.co.uk
I feel a bit weird about posting about someone dying - especially someone who I don't actually know - but I've decided to make an exception in this case. That's because, being a 90s kid, Robin Williams featured a lot in my childhood. 5 of my all-time favourite films (Dead Poet's Society, Hook, Mrs Doubtfire, Jumanji and Aladdin) were as good as they were because of him. So I'm sad today, and feeling nostalgic.
Mr Williams was a total one-off who can't ever be replaced. At least he will live on in a whole load of awesome films.
Click here to find a free knitting pattern for this striped blanket, which incorporates double seed stitch, diagonal rib stitch, basketweave stitch and much more. The variety in techniques makes the blanket look lovely and luxurious.
It might require tools that many people don't have, but the process is really simple and the result is fabulous!
Find more details here.
And if you're interested in making a larger and more complicated project (a pirate chest), then click here for a tutorial.
I really love this project; the idea of DIY slides really appeals to me. You construct the slides from cardboard and display a variety of natural 'specimens' in the clear plastic windows. They'd make such an interesting collection to either have on the windowsill or file away for safe keeping :)
Create both an interesting texture and an attractive pattern using stamps, an ink pad and some clay. You have the freedom to make the exact sizes, shapes and patterns of bowl you want, so it's a versatile craft and you could even do it with kids!