Pirate & Mermaid Wedding Caketopper

A Pirate & Mermaid Wedding? I’m in!  Lucy got in contact with me to see if I could make her & her fiance’s personalised caketopper for their pirate & mermaid themed wedding… I love a challenge & so naturally I obsessed over it for two days! How do you think I did? 😉 If you enjoyed this video why not check out my Youtube channel? You can see all of my brilliant makes, DIY’s and behind the scenes of a crazy craft business. Whilst you are there, don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE and give me a like so I know my life means something! And share this video with anyone who …

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 behind the scenes stuff? Well our Youtube channel has all of that and more and you can subscribe right here: SHINY YOUTUBE!!!

Making Freddie Mercury (BTS)

For Pride month, I wanted to make a LGBT icon to celebrate the influence of gay, lesbian, bisexual & transgender individuals on pop culture. I had you guys vote on Instagram for who you wanted me to make, and here is your winner….. FREDDIE MERCURY!! If you enjoyed this video please give it a thumbs up and don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE for more brilliant makes, DIY’s and behind the scenes of a crazy craft business! And share this video with anyone who loves Freddie! xoxo

EPIC CAROUSEL WEDDING CAKE TOPPER BTS

We made this crazy detailed, personalised carousel wedding cake topper for Chloe & Dan’s fun fair themed wedding. It took about a month and required woodwork, clay, fine painting, miniature works and a lot of glue! But in the end, we think it was worth it, what do you think? Get in contact with us now for a quote and to discuss how we can help you give the perfect personalised gift!

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 transform your cartoon cuddly pal into a beautiful little plushie full of polystyrene beans to be extra squishy! A brilliant unique gift for a friend or loved one, or get your whole family made with all their little personalities proudly represented in these adorable cartoon creations! Only at www.shinycreations.co.uk or …

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

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Awesome Theme Ideas for Epic Halloween Parties.

Follow my blog with Bloglovin We’ve all got that invite that makes it look like this is the Halloween to end all Halloween parties. You spend hours on an incredible costume, make spooky finger sandwiches, green cocktails and you show up, and it’s bunch of your friends sat around on their phones, with a couple of them wearing capes. No. Not this year! Here are some awesome theme ideas to help you throw an EPIC Halloween party! (Ideas for kids and adults.) -The Walking Dead Chase. Send your friends their invites, assigning them the role of a survivor or a zombie and have them dress up as a character from …

Why go to wedding fairs as a vender or visitor?

Weddings are beautiful, but let’s face it; organising one is not a pretty process! The word ‘Bridezilla’ gets thrown around a lot, just because you have an image of what your big day will look like and so far, this isn’t it. With so much to take care of, in such a short amount of time, it’s impossible to put in the research necessary to know if you have picked the right photographer, venue, dress, DJ or band, ceremony, appetisers, florist, chair covers… wow I think I need to lie down. Everyone is telling you that they are the best at what they do but you rarely get to meet …

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 will often spend days working on a product until it is perfect. Though yesterday I took on a challenge that had me wondering if I had been dropped on my head as a child and everyone just forgot to tell me. Yesterday morning I received a panicked phone call; a …

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 might do after you binge watch a new show on Netflix. Procrastination is the enemy of any entrepreneur and can be the death of great art. But not to worry- there are a few handy tricks I have found help me stay on track. Allot your time-  Living by lists …