The end of an era and the start of a whole new adventure

I can’t believe it’s here already: my last day working at the day job! Six short weeks ago I handed in my notice to concentrate on my little business, Clare Gets Crafty, and I’m super-excited to be starting a new adventure. It wasn’t an easy decision to leave the world of PAYE but I’ve been…

The Handmade Fair 2015

On Friday a friend and I went to the Handmade Fair at Hampton Court.  We kicked ourselves when we missed out on it last year so my friend booked tickets for my birthday back in January.  It was definitely worth the wait! We were up at ridiculous o’clock to catch the first train to London…

Autumn is here

Despite all my wishes for an Indian summer, it looks like autumn is set in here in the UK.  It’s only the first week of September and I’m craving warming bowls of soup.  We’ve even had the heating on this morning! A few weeks ago I had a play at making some crochet pumpkins using…