Needle Felt Totoro (DIY)

I made this adorable needle felt Totoro for my friend Becky; who first introduced me to the movie. But it’s so easy, I thought I’d show you how you can make your own. You will need a needle felting needle, merino wool and a steady hand and nerves of steel! Want to see more Shiny videos with free DIY’s and …

Pop Culture Pins We WANT!

Enamel pins are back in a big way and we love ‘em! Some very creative people on Etsy have created beautiful, quirky and adorable pins that we’ve put on our wish list right now!   Cute Llama Enamel Pin – £7.95 Buy it here: Mini Felts             Sunshine Van pin – £7.50 Buy it here: …

PERSONALISED CARTOON CUDDLYS – New from Shiny Creations!

Introducing our brand new service, personalised cartoon cuddlys! Just send us some nice clear photos of yourself or whoever you want us to make, along with any details like what clothes they should be wearing, with any props or pets or in any particular pose and then we will hand draw the cartoon version and print it onto fabric. Then …

FAB ICE LOLLY GLASSES CASE – DIY

A sweet & simple DIY project perfect for the summer! Here’s a practical make that looks oh so good as a Fab Ice Lolly & protects your sunglasses from scratches and smears whilst on holiday! If you enjoyed this video please give it a thumbs up & SUBSCRIBE to our Youtube channel for more! Xoxo

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Men

Let’s face it; us ladies are a little spoilt for choice when it comes to Valentine’s Day gifts. We have a huge range of flowers, chocolates, jewellery, clothing, books, cuddly toys and other suitably romantic gifts designed for us. But when it comes to shopping for our men folk, the high street seems to be sorely lacking in manly love …

Summer Festival Wedding

We love festivals; the live music, the dancing like nobody’s watching, the flags and banners, we’re even a fan of the mud if it means we get to break in our awesome polka dot wellies! So, by that logic, a summer festival themed wedding should be even more fun. We created this mood board teaming with ideas of how to …

Sunny Lemon Wedding Inspiration

    Planning a summer wedding next year? We’ve created this citrus inspired mood board to give you some mellow yellow ideas! Leave us a comment letting us know what mood boards you want to see us make for Wedding Wednesdays and don’t forget to follow this board and re-pin on Pinterest.  xoxo        

How to Hold on to That Holiday Feeling… Even When the Tan’s Gone!

Technically, it’s still summer, but it seems someone forgot to tell the weather. Never fear, Shiny Creations has some top tips to help you hold on to that holiday feeling… even when it’s raining cats and dogs! Summer scents: Did you have a particular perfume/body spray this summer? Most ‘holiday marketed’ scents are there one month and off the shelves …

How Shiny Creations Saved the Day.

One of the many reasons I started Shiny Creations was because I loved making personal gifts for the people I loved. That soon leaked into making personal gifts for strangers. It’s not just the simple act of making a fine craft by hand that I enjoy, but also in the agonising, tiny details that make a product truly personalised. I …

How to stay motivated when working for yourself.

Being your own boss can be amazing. You can take breaks when you want, you can work in your pyjamas and can sort your own priorities. But, if you are not careful, those breaks can start getting longer and longer, you may find you never wear real clothes again and work becomes less of a priority and more of something you …