This blog talks about my journey with wooden crafts such as wall art intarsia, marquetry or inlay.  Making handmade pens with either wood or resin, sometimes adding things to the resin for a little novelty. Sometimes to use a technique or skill on from one craft and try to incorporate into another all the while pushing my skill levels.

Some inspiration if you need it with wooden gifts for him and her on all gift occasions.

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A Complete Ballpoint Pen History All You Need To Know

Ordinary, but necessary things in everyday life, surround us every day. We are so accustomed to some that we do not notice their presence, but the absence is immediately noticeable.…

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10 Best Gifts For Mothers Day 2019 – Selected Accessories
Mums Day March 31 2019

The mums are the amazing rock stars in most of our lives. They’re our biggest cheerleaders, our greatest, dearest friends and often our closest confidantes. Treat your amazing mum and…

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7 Reasons We Can’t Help Fall In Love With Wooden Valentine Gifts
7 Reasons We Can't Help Fall In Love With Wooden Valentine Gifts

In every single calendar year, Valentine's Day is that one extra special occasion to lavish your spouse and loved ones with amazing gifts. But did you know wood-based items can make…

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Five Reasons People Love Small Wooden Gifts

Of all the design materials available naturally on earth, wood, has proven to be one of man’s favourites. And there are many reasons for this. The appeal that wood offers have been…

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10 Best Places For Woodturners Selling Pens
10 Best Places For Woodturners Selling Pens

Some people ask me how I got into selling pens while at craft shows and online. My personal journey started as a woodworker and then progressed onto turn pens and…

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14TH Anniversary Facts The Oxford Dictionary Doesn’t Tell You
Facts The Oxford Dictionary Doesn't Tell You

No matter how old you may be an anniversary always come up as a special day for every married couple. Celebrated every year in a family, no person who wants the…

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Handcrafted Wooden Pens
Five Things You Didn’t Know About Handcrafted Wooden Pens

You may have seen them in stores and maybe own one or more, but do you know how these beautifully handcrafted pens are made? Let us start with an overview of how handcrafted…

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Tips to Choosing Novelty Gifts
Tips to Choosing Novelty Gifts

What, exactly, are novelty gifts? The dictionary defines "novelty" as the condition of being new or novel; originality; a new item; a development; a little mass-developed trinket. I think of…

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Willow Tree Figurines – Making Gift Getting Easy!
WILLOW TREE GIFTS

When you think about decoration pieces for the home, there are several things that come into your mind. Some of these things would include scenery images, flowers, birds and the…

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An Introduction To Unusual Wooden Gifts
An Introduction To Gifts

Here I will introduce some unusual wooden gifts. Wood probably the oldest material used to make a lot of items we see every day. These materials may include plastic and metals…

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