Thursday, 6 November 2014

Christmas Tag-making kits

New today, Christmas tag-kit 04

Currently available, Christmas tag-kits 01,02 and 03

£1.75 each or two for £3.00, post free, please comment below or contact us on

Sunday, 2 November 2014


We have a stall at this year's Craftfest, which you can see here, we'll also be open for business on Sat/Sun 15th/16th November and Sat/Sun 29th/30th November, so would love it if you pop over today or one of the other dates and have a look at all the lovely goodies we have for sale. Please, pretty please, pop over and say a virtual "hello", or pop over to our Facebook page and give us a like.

Our Christmas Card kits are proving very popular, so please hurry as there are only four left at the moment, although we'll be making up some more over the next couple of weeks.

Lots of the baby/children's hats also on the stall, only £3.00 each, of which £2.20 will be donated to the Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Christmas Card kits

It's almost November now, so we don't feel at all guilty about mentioning Christmas.

We have three more of our Christmas card kits available, they are priced at £2.75 for a pack of five cards or £5.00 for two packs - all post free. Each kit contains 5 white 5"x5" card (240gsm, pre-creased) blanks with matching white envelopes, seasonal paper and fabric pieces, ribbons, embellishments, instructions and suitable greetings - and, with the exception of the greetings and some of the images which are cut from recycled cards, all contents are new.

Christmas Card Kit XM04

Christmas card kit XM05

Christmas card kit XM06

All kits are different, so all cards made from them will be unique. To view kits XM01, 02 and 03 please click here
Please email us for details at

Friday, 17 October 2014

A lovely review from Cupcake Mumma

As we know that our friend Hannah, (AKA CupcakeMumma) loves stationery, crafting and money saving, we hoped that she would find our card and tag-making kits would fit all three bills, so we sent her a pack of each to review. You can read her full review here.

We were delighted that she liked our kits, and found them easy to make up, her finished items are very neat and tidy and look great. Thanks for the lovely review Hannah, these are Hannah's own photos of her finished tags and cards.

Tag kits contain sufficient tags, paper, fabric, ribbons and embellishments to make 6 tags and are £1.75 each or two for £3.00, postage free, we have some kits made up and ready to post, but are also able to personalize kits to your own requirements (girly, boyish, music, animals, baby etc.)

Card kits contain 5 white 240gsm pre-creased and folded cards 6" x 4" with matching envelopes, paper, fabric, ribbons and embellishments and are available ready to post or can be personalized as above. Priced at £2.75 per kit or two for £5.00 postage free.

Please email us at for further details

Sunday, 12 October 2014

Pram/baby blanket

Finished last night, this lovely colourful baby blanket measures 28" x 22" (72cm x 56cm), and is available for despatch now, at only £12.00, postage included, please email us at

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Is it too early . . .

. . . to mention the C-word? Hopefully not. Now we are well into October I'm sure most of you are at least beginning to think about it.

Here in our studio we have been beavering away preparing Christmas card-making kits and Christmas tag-making kits. Our card-making kits are priced at £2.75 for a pack of five cards or £5.00 for two packs - all post free. Each kit contains 5 white 5"x5" card (240gsm, pre-creased) blanks with matching white envelopes, seasonal paper and fabric pieces, ribbons, embellishments, instructions and suitable greetings - and, with the exception of the greetings and some of the images which are cut from recycled cards, all contents are new.

Christmas card kit XM01

Christmas card kit XM02

Christmas card kit XM03

Our tag-making kits contain 6 coloured (3 each of red and green) pre-holed tags, seasonal paper and fabric pieces, ribbons, embellishments and instructions, and are priced at £1.75 each or £3.00 (post free) for two packs.

Tag kit Christmas 01

Tag kit Christmas 02

We've made up some of these cards and tags ourselves, they really are great fun for adults and children alike, all you will need are a pair of scissors, some glue and lots of imagination. Each pack is unique, so no two cards or tags will be the same. Please contact

Here's one we made earlier.

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Scarves and a blanket

Extra long, dusky green, chunky scarf - sorry the photo doesn't do justice to the colour. Lovingly hand-knitted by one of the Yarnbirds. What's not to love? Especially at only £10.00 including postage. Contact details below.

Mottled blue, DK, extra wide, also lovingly hand-knitted by one of the Yarnbirds, again, only £10.00 including postage.

Even if we say so ourselves, this blanket is gorgeous. Our crochet bird had great fun with this lovely baby blanket, 25" (64cm) square in various shades of pink and prettily edged in lavender, it can be yours for only £12.00 including postage.

To secure any one of these, please contact us:

Saturday, 4 October 2014

. . . from Australia

Back in the summer we gave our friend Jean a couple of tag kits to send out to her granddaughters in Australia. The other day we had an email from Jean, which was a forwarded email from her daughter "Remember the gift tag sets you sent? Alice and her friend Maya had a lovely time with them yesterday. Xx"

Here are the photos of a couple of the tags that Alice and Maya (both 6 years old) have made

Aren't they lovely? For more info on our tag kits - available now at £1.75 each including postage, or £3.00 for two - please contact us or read earlier posts on this blog.

Thursday, 2 October 2014

A blanket and a trio of scarves

Don't you just love the colours of this blanket, lovingly hand crocheted for us by the Yarnbirds? The finished size is 30" (76cm approx) square, which makes it ideal for a cot or as a small person travel blanket, and it can be all yours for just £12.00, postage included.

Or how about a nice chunky scarf, to prepare for colder days ahead. We have three different colours currently available, first up is brown and oatmeal

secondly three shades of blue

and thirdly white/green

All these scarves have been lovingly hand-knitted by the Yarnbird we can almost see in the above photo, and are available at £10.00 each (inc. postage), please comment below if you are interested.

Saturday, 27 September 2014

Cupcake tag-making kits (limited edition)

Just for a change, here is something a little different, we have two (only) kits of cupcake tags, each kit comprises three red and three green pre-holed tags, with pieces of fabric, pieces of paper, ribbons, embellishments and instructions.

Kit A.

Kit B.

These kits are priced at £2.00 each (postage free) or £3.50 for the pair. This is an unrepeatable offer, so if you like the look of them and want to have a go at making your own fabulous tags, please comment below, or contact us on

Saturday, 20 September 2014

More hats

You can read about how we came to have all these hats here. They are being sold to help fundraise for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance, priced at £3.00 each - all proceeds after postage costs will be donated directly to WAA.

no. 6 bright red baby-sized hat with small turquoise bobble (just visible at top of photo)

no. 7 multi-coloured small child sized hats, 2 available

no.8 cerise child-sized hat with small cables

no 9 purple and heather striped child-sized hat

no 10 blue and white striped child-sized hat

no 11 pale blue baby hat

Please comment below if you would like one or more of these lovely hand-knitted hats.

Pretty in pink

We do love a nice bit of crocheting in the evenings in front of the telly, sometimes we make little squares to sew into larger ones, and sometimes we just start a square and make it larger, and larger, and larger. That's what happened to this one, it just kept growing until we had run out of yarn. It is now taking up valuable space in the studio, so is really looking to be adopted into a new and loving home.

The yarn is HAYFIELD-SIRDAR FANTASY DK Self Patterning Knitting Yarn - PINK 291, which we bought on ebay for £22.50. The blanket measures 50" (130cm) square and weighs 1 kilo, so postage costs, according to the Royal Mail website, would be quite extortionate (£8.00). Therefore you would really need to be able to collect this from us in Warminster and be prepared to make an offer in excess of £25.00. Or if you would really like to own it and can't arrange collection then your offer would need to be above £33.00. Over to you. Please leave a comment below. Thanks for looking.

Friday, 19 September 2014

Ready for bagging

The contents of our first greetings card kit (01)

and the contents of our second Christmas tag kit (02)

All kits are different, whatever you make from these kits will be unique. Please comment for further details.

Friday, 12 September 2014

Tag kits





These kits are £1.75 each, or two for £3.00, postage free. Please comment below or email me.

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Your patience is rewarded

Harry, Rick and the birds have been busily beavering away for the past couple of months and we are at last ready to launch ourselves on our unsuspecting public.

So, what is it we've been working on? Well, briefly, we've been gathering our assets to put together some craft kits, namely greetings card kits and tag kits. The kits contain all that you could possibly want or need to make your own cards or tags.

All kits are unique, each card kit contains 5 new white 240gsm pre-creased cards, either 5" x 5" or 6" x 4" (or a mix if preferred) with matching envelopes, paper pieces, fabric pieces, ribbons and embellishments, partly new and partly (clean) recycled, all you will need to complete your kits are scissors, glue and imagination. Here's a Christmas one we made earlier just to give you an idea.

Tag kits contain 6 pre-holed tags in a choice of colour/s from pink, yellow, white, pale blue, red or green, approx 2.5" x 4.5" with paper pieces, fabric pieces ribbons and embellishments as above.

All kits, both cards and tags, are available in Christmas packs or everyday packs, and all are despatched postage free to good homes (if you have a bad home we'll have to charge!). Below is a picture of the contents of one of the ready-made tag kits.

The gang are more than happy to fulfil specific colour requests for all tag kits (card kits are currently only available in white but colours may become available later), or you can take pot-luck and ask for one of our ready-mades. Either way, despatch will be within 24 hours of receipt of your order and payment. Card kits are priced at £2.75 each or two for £5.00, tag kits are £1.75 each or two for £3.00.

These kits will give you a good start into making your own cards on a fairly low budget, and are suitable for children and adults alike, our youngest customer so far - who admittedly needed a bit of help from his mum - is not yet two, so we could quite rightly claim they are suitable for all ages from toddler to dodderer.

If you would like to buy, or if you have any questions or queries, please either comment on this blog or email the gang at the address below.

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Here's one we made earlier

Doors will be opening for business very soon now, scheduled date is Wednesday 10th September.

In the mean time, here is another sneak preview, a couple of examples to show what you might be able to make from our card kits.

Kits contain 5 cards and matching envelopes with various embellishments, and come in Everyday packs or Christmas packs. Cards, envelopes and most embellishments are new, most of the Christmas images and wording are recycled from pre-loved cards received by us.

Saturday, 23 August 2014


Some time ago, I'm guessing it must have been at least three years ago, well before we moved house, a friend sent me a load of baby and child sized hats that her mum had knitted, for me to sell, as at the time I was fund-raising for the WAA

I sold a few, and then, when we moved house, I packed them away and, I'm ashamed to admit, I forgot all about them. Recently, while doing a bit of a decluttering exercise of my knitted items and yarn stash, I came across them again, so I am now going to offer them up for sale under Station Harry's umbrella, so to speak.

Each hat will be available for £3.00, this will include postage and all proceeds will be donated to the WAA. If you see one (or more) that you would like please contact me by the comments box below. Thanks.

no 1. baby size red and white stripe.

no 2. small child size, slightly more pink than picture shows, a sort of heathery colour.

no 3. small child size, pink, cerise, cream stripes

no 4. small child size, purple with random stripes

no 5. small child size, turquoise, cable stitch

I have another 24 hats altogether, and will list them six at a time as I go through the box and photograph them. As mentioned above, price is £3.00 each and all proceeds, after postage cost, will be donated to the Wiltshire Air Ambulance.