Year: 2016

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by on June 12, 2016June 14, 2016

Re-organising my Craft Room June 2016

I’m lucky enough to have a room in my house dedicated as a craft workspace.  Its also a bedroom and can easily be reconfigured for someone to sleep in, but it spends most of its time set out ready for work.  Its a long room and is lit at one end by a lovely large...

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by on June 1, 2016June 1, 2016

Father’s Day. 16 great photo gift ideas from UK Etsy sellers

Photos make great personalised gifts that can be treasured forever.  This makes them perfect for Fathers Day.  I’ve been browsing some lovely Etsy shops this week, and have made a treasury of 16 photo gift ideas that caught my eye.  My favorites are reviewed below. Under £5 – personalised photo mug This cute daddy mug can...

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by on June 1, 2016June 1, 2016

10 steps to creating a new scrapbook design

When I find the time, I like to come up with new scrapbook designs to try and keep the shop fresh and add variety.  This year, I’m slowly working through the whole shop, adding boxed albums for every category. Step 1 – the idea The process usually starts with an idea thats been going around...

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by on May 11, 2016May 11, 2016

Welcome to Keep It In A Frame

Welcome to Keep It In A Frame Keep It In A Frame is a small family business, run mainly by myself, Tina Allen.  I’m a forty something wife and mum to one son and have enjoyed handmade crafts for most of my life: from sewing, cross-stitch and card-making, to paper crafts and picture framing. In...

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by on May 3, 2016May 3, 2016

5 days in Wroclaw, Poland

When my friend offered me the chance to accompany her on a business trip to Wroclaw, Poland, I was immediately excited.  I’d never been to Poland before.  Then apprehension set in.  Should I go?  She’d be working all day and I’d need to amuse myself for most of the week. Well, I’m writing this from...

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