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Wrap It Wednesday – Sew we do it again!

We loved last week’s Wrap It Wednesday so much we have expanded on the theme this week.  The gift for a friend’s birthday was a set of nail goodies and she is not the type to want the flaff of a basket, and they were the wrong shape to be popped in a jar so […]

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Living It
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Living It – Marking the Children’s Clothes

It is that time of year for me where I am busy with the name labels as the boys have all had growth spurts and I need to name their uniforms, P.E. kits and shoes.  In the old days, I used to sew in those lovely traditional fabric strips with their full name embroidered on […]

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Wrap It Wednesday – Your Gift Wrapping Sewn Up!

As many of you know, brown parcel paper is a bit of a favourite of ours at Crimson Tiger when we are wrapping our personal gifts.  It is always worth keeping some in stock due to its versatility, it covers birthday, Easter, Christmas, thank you gifts, gifts for the girls and gifts for the boys, […]

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The Ephemerids
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The Ephemerids – exclusive photographs by Jon Bradley

Photographer, Jon Bradley who is based in Northumberland explains his ‘The Ephermerids’ series. For many years now, I have been undertaking an exploration of different types of spaces with my cameras. Space can come in many different formats and it seems the more I look the more I have to journey. This project is part […]

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Jonathan Bradley – Photographer & Artist

Jonathan Bradley is passionate about the art of photography and the traditional darkroom techniques.   Based in Northumberland he is part of a family run photography studio whose work range from portrait to fine art photography.  Bradley Photography has created PASSION, the first dedicated digital portrait archive that preserves images that have never existed in hard […]

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Wrap It Wednesday – Budget Gift Bling

Hands up if you have a few bits of broken costume jewellery that you have yet to get round to throwing out?  The necklace has snapped, charms have fallen off, some of the clasps keep pulling on your favourite top as they have worked themselves loose.  Time to incorporate it in your gift wrapping, if […]

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Gift Training
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Gift Training – Please help my husband be a better gift giver!

Disastrous gifts, we’ve all had some in our life and we have all, if we are totally honest, given some!  We can all name at least one person who needs gift training.  As many of you know, my husband is the worst at gifting and is sometimes known as He Who Gives Grapefruit Knives due […]

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Wrap it Wednesday – Disguising a Gift

How often have you asked someone what they would like for their birthday, or perhaps chosen something from the ideas list?  The problem is that you can gift wrap it as beautifully as you like but they will still know what it is as soon as it is handed to them.  How can you get […]

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