Category Archives: Things to make and do.

Rice paper

When I was a child rice paper was the stuff you found on the bottom of macaroons.  My Aunt (the one who was the fabulous patissier, which in the North East in the Fifties was pronounced: good at cakes) made … Continue reading

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Stuck up.

Decoupage is an interesting term which broadly covers most activities involving cutting bits of paper out of their original source and sticking them somewhere else.  In card making it can involve repeated cutting of the same duplicated image in decreasing … Continue reading

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My Milliput Aunt.

As a little light relief I have been making Milliput pictures again.  This time it was after a photograph had emerged at my mother’s of her big sister, who will be 99 tomorrow.  Here is the photograph My mother has … Continue reading

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Paper sculptures to make.

Paper crafting is popular at present, utilising factory produced components.  Here’s a way to make your own original three dimensional paper bas reliefs that you can attach to greetings cards, use to decorate boxes and make lovely gift pictures.  Once … Continue reading

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