If you’ve read my blog so far this year, you’ll know that my aim for 2017 is to invest more in self care. I actually wrote a post explaining a little more about this, which you can read here: ‘What is Self Care and Why is it my 2017 Focus?‘. In it, I explored some of the ways in which you can invest in self care, one of which was to sign up to a monthly subscription. So I thought I’d let you know about some of the subscriptions I’d personally recommend, if you’re into similar things to me.
I’ve been into crafts ever since I remember, and now that I’m working on making more time for myself to do more things for me, I’ll be spending more time on crafting. I’d never tried lino cutting, however, so when I was invited to join a group of fellow bloggers and learn how to do so, I jumped at the chance!
This time of year always inspires me to create – whether it’s crafting in my study, or growing something gorgeous in my garden.
Here are some of my favourite spring themed crafts for adults, so if like me you fancy creating something spring themed and are short of ideas, you can get cracking without having to waste precious crafting time on deciding what to do!
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I absolutely love Lucky Dip Club – it’s my monthly dose of happiness delivered to my work. Crafty, cute, kitsch, retro… all combined in a box, along with being able to support small businesses, illustrators and feel part of a fun community.
Last week it was the first Lucky Dip Club subscriber meetup at The New Hoxton hotel in Holborn. I was really excited to meet fellow subscribers – like-minded, fun people who I’d followed on Instagram, seen on Twitter etc., and also excited to get involved in the activities offered to us to take part in.
Last year, Hillarys Blinds ran a Christmas crafternoon in Brighton. It was a fun event, and I met some great people. This year, to launch the new Jewel range, Hillarys are running crafternoons around the country. Brighton was the first, and I attended. Here’s how it went!