Craft Trend: Hygge

craft trend hygge

Hygge (pronounced hue-gah. We’ve been rhyming it with ‘piggie’ and now we feel stoopid) is the new buzz word for Autumn and Winter. It’s come from Denmark and originates from this book. Think warm, fuzzy, happy and cosy! And who wouldn’t want to have all those things (and a big tin of Quality Street) at this time of year. As a nod to Hygge, we’ve put together our six favourite warm and cosy craft projects for you to try this weekend! (top left to bottom right)

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Life In Pictures: Sheffield Park

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We took a trip to Sheffield Park to get some fresh air and start using our newly purchased National Trust membership.  Its such a lovely place, surrounded by lakes with ducks everywhere.
        

Lilah decided that ducks are absolutely terrifying. She went from feeding them happily to screaming within about 3 seconds.

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Little Bear Hand Warmers: Our Latest Hobbycraft Post

bear handwarmer tutorial from little button diaries

Look at this cute little bear! Don’t you just want to… pop him in your pocket? Our latest Hobbycraft Post shows you how to make him – stitch him up and stuff him with rice. Easy Peasy.

For the full tutorial, hop on over to Hobbycraft’s Blog.

Tia & Laura x

Mini Toffee Apple Pops

toffee apple

‘Tis the season of sparklers, hot chocolate and lovely crunchy toffee apples – all of which I am a big fan. I even make toffee apples outside of the bonfire season (gasp) in the warmer months, which might be a bit weird.

This year my apple tree decided to produce a whopping FIVE apples. Beautiful specimens they were too. So I thought I would try and go miniature on my bonfire treats and make bite-size lollies that give you a little pop of apple. These are really simple to make and pretty (golden) delicious…

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