BOOK of FACES by Skelf – Lockdown Art

Interview with the artist Skelf about his lockdown art project BOOK of FACES. Find out how you can get your own Skelf portrait.

Rose Hurles Art #Ad

Ad: Gifted – This item was gifted to me in exchange for a review but all words and thoughts are my own. I came across these wonderful prints and cards from Rose Hurles Art recently and as Christmas is approaching I thought I’d share with you all as they’d make perfect gifts. I was more … Continue reading Rose Hurles Art #Ad

Halloween Pumpkin Art & Crafts

A collection of arts and crafts based on pumpkin designs - from street art to line drawings, pumpkin carvings to painted stones and a link to a free printable for this year's Big Neighbourhood Pumpkin Trail.

Days Out & Travel in the UK at Tea and Cake for the Soul

A selection of where to stay, where to eat and what to do for a UK staycation. Find my recommendations of good quality, clean accommodation with plenty of free and cheap things to do and see all over the UK.

Free & Cheap Things to Do in San Diego – Art Walk Liberty Station

I love art and I love free things to do whilst on holiday so when I discovered that Art Walk was happening at Liberty Station, San Diego I was extremely excited, as it coincided perfectly with my road trip in August. This is a free attraction where 100s of artists display their work in the … Continue reading Free & Cheap Things to Do in San Diego – Art Walk Liberty Station

Beware of the Trolls – Poems from Simply Modern Life by Claire Baldry

Today I am very pleased to share my thoughts on a poem book with you entitled  Simply Modern Life by author Claire Baldry. With the exception of children’s books, I haven’t read any poetry since school and I must say it was such a refreshing change. This book is full of humourous, and sometimes tragic, … Continue reading Beware of the Trolls – Poems from Simply Modern Life by Claire Baldry

Mother Punk – Upcycling Musical Instruments for Art

Following on from my features of how to upcycle music memorabilia into art, I would like to share some of the wonderful upcycling creations from my friend Suzanne Reddington aka Mother Punk. Suzanne is artistic by nature and comes from a family of musicians and music lovers. She has shared many of her projects with … Continue reading Mother Punk – Upcycling Musical Instruments for Art

Free and Cheap Things to do in Devon – Broomhill Sculpture Gardens

Are you looking for free and cheap things to do in Devon. Read on to find out more about Broomhill Sculpture Gardens along with a taster of the sort of artwork you can expect.

DIY Alternatives to Sending Christmas Cards

Are you fed up with writing Christmas cards? Would you rather send something that can be used instead? Have a look at my DIY alternatives to Christmas cards from festive tea to bistro candle holders, Christmas baubles and more.