It’s been a while

Oh, hi there. Remember me? As regular readers will have no doubt noticed, a little while ago I rather abruptly went on a blogging break. I did so quietly, as I wasn’t quite sure at the time how I felt about...
Holy fondant, Batman! Check out these incredible examples of bakers finding inspiration in retro-style fabric.  
I love Christmas as much as the next person, but I have a strong opinion that the festivitites shouldn’t begin until December 1 at the earliest. If it starts in October as the retailers would like, it makes it...
You know me, not even my Christmas tree is immune from typography influences. You will need: scrabble tiles power drill with fine bit metal skewer thread needle Instructions: 1. Make a small pilot hole with the metal skewer in the top of each...
You’ve probaby worked out by now that I did a lot of crafting for our wedding. To save you from hunting through the archives, I’ve compiled a nifty little long post summing up all the projects. Accessories   Fabric butonnoiere * Beribboned bridesmaids’ fans * Bridesmaids’ cameo jewellery boxes Decorations Book ring...
type drawer advent calendar

Christmas wrapup

Hello lovelies! Did you have a good Christmas and New Years? I had a blissful week off and returned to work and blogging yesterday. My compulsion to do lots of projects around the house was at odds with my...
Hello! Yesterday I shared with you the thank you notes that we sent out to our wedding guests. Today I’m giving away the little thank you tags so you can add to your own packages. It doesn’t have to be a...
I had actually not planned on doing any Christmas cards in my first year in business because I wanted to focus on developing Akimbo’s general range before adding any special seasonal collections. However that all changed when I was invited by...
Being dexterity-challenged when it comes to icing, I was excited to discover edible lace rosettes as a super easy alternative to the fighting with a piping bag. You might have spotted them in the cake buffet last week, but did you know they can also...
Update your Christmas tree ornament collection without braving the shops by making this cutie from supplies you probably have already lying around. You will need: A large handful of buttons of the same colour Thin ribbon Thin-nose pliers Wire Instructions 1. Bend...