Author Archives: Janine Evans

Hair Ties and Hair Elastics – for Sport and School

Nylon hair ties bands

No matter your hair type or hair style Sarah Lauren has the best hair bands around. Hair Ties & Hair Elastics Throw your hair up in a quick pony tail or using a hair elastic for a craft project our hair ties are just what you need. There are so many names for the humble […]

Ribbon Scandinavian Star Ornament

Scandinavian Star with Ribbon Title Pic

I have seen these pretty stars made with fabric and thought why can’t we make them with ribbon! You will need 22mm width grosgrain ribbon (we used glitter grosgrain ribbon) 4 pieces 28cm long Scissors Tealight Candle or wood burner Hot glue Ribbon or cord to hang How to make a Scandinavian Star Ornament with […]

Military Braid Bookmark – Easy Ribbon Bookmark

How to make a Miliary Braid Bookmark

This Military Braid Bookmark is very easy to make. I have a soft spot for this type of braid. I taught my girls how to do it when they were young. They could whip up a few of these in no time. My youngest made one from scraps at school. The teacher thought she had […]

Side Tail Bow Tutorial – How to Guide

How to make a Side Tail Bow Tutorial

There are so many craft options when using ribbon. I love dainty bows and flowers. This one is a cute little bow that you can use up all those small pieces of ribbon. Grab you stash of scrap ribbon and let’s have some fun. Side Tail Bow Tutorial What you will need: 20cm piece of […]

Mini Circle Lei Bag Charm Tutorial

Mini Circle Lei Bag Charm Tutorial

Since completing the Ribbon Box Braid Tutorial I have been meaning to add this cute alternative. This Mini Circle Lei Bag Charm Tutorial is the same difficulty as the other tutorial but there is a twist! Mini Circle Lei Bag Charm What you will need: 2 x 3m of 6mm grosgrain ribbon Key Ring Glue […]

Printed Seasonal Ribbon – Christmas, Easter & Halloween

Christmas Trees & Presents 22mm

There are different times of the year when solid colour ribbon is just not enough. Thank goodness for Printed Seasonal ribbon. Printed Seasonal Ribbon Whether you are looking for printed Christmas ribbon, Easter Ribbon or Halloween Ribbon we can help. Christmas Ribbon Our range of Christmas ribbon includes the conventional Holly and Ivy Ribbon and […]

Learn how to make a Military Braid Barrette

How to make a Military Braid Barrette Instructions

These cute little grosgrain ribbon barrettes are an easy DIY craft project. All you need is some ribbon, glue and a barrette. We shared our tutorial with Tonya on The Crafty Mummy blog. How to make a Military Braid Barrette Click the link below for the tutorial:- Military Braid Barrette Tutorial Find more Ribbon crafts […]

Craft activities for children can give YOUR child the head start they need at school!

Craft activities for children

We’ve found a strong link between the Early Years Learning Curriculum Framework and craft activities for children. Could this benefit your child too? Laying the foundation blocks for success Picture this – your child having success in a prep classroom. They are confident, capable and eager to explore the learning opportunities offered to them. They […]

Ribbon Twisted Box Braid Tutorial Bag Charm

Ribbon Twisted Box Braid Tutorial Title page

After completing the Ribbon Box Braid Tutorial I could not help changing it up a bit. This Ribbon Twisted Box Braid Tutorial is the same difficulty as the other tutorial but there is a twist! This would also make a lovely Hawaiian Lei. Done in 3mm ribbon you could even make a mini Bag charm […]