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 …

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!

This Weeks Wish List – Spring Wedding

Planning your wedding soon? May is a wonderful time for a wedding; the spring flowers are in bloom, the warmer weather has arrived and the evenings are ended in beautiful sunsets. These handmade items should help inspire your perfect big day: Spring Wedding Felt Flower Hair Clips £15.00 This is a delicate little touch of fun that would look great on bridesmaids or on the bride herself. The spring flower hair clips come in a set of 2. The first is a trio of felt flowers with green leaves, and the second is a single pink flower with a gold leaf. Colour customisations are available upon request. The felt flowers are …

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 …

Fairy Tale Wedding Ideas

Have you dreamed of your wedding day being like the ending of a perfect fairy tale? Well, we’ve created a mood board of ideas to create a magical, happy ending theme, complete with glass slippers, fairy lights and princess dresses! Follow our wedding board on Pinterest and leave a comment here on our site or on Facebook, telling us what theme you want us to create a board for. xoxo

Introducing Wedding Wednesdays!

Shiny Creations has been helping add a unique and personal touch to many big days over the years, but now we’re going that extra mile to help you plan your nuptials. We will post a detailed wedding mood board based on a theme every Wednesday, which will include hundreds of ideas, images and inspiration that you can use to make your wedding day magical. And we want to hear from you! Leave a comment on our Facebook page, tweet us or comment below with themes and ideas you want to see us make. We will create them and post them here on our blog and on Pinterest. So get following and get inspired! …

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 …

Time and Effort

Anyone interested in turning their craft hobby into a legitimate business will find that two words will come to own them- Time and Effort. When I first set out to sell my little hand-made trinkets and doodles, I was very aware that there may come a day when I regretted turning the pass time that I loved into my 9 to 10 job. Because that is the reality of working for yourself, being your own boss and selling products that you have made and advertised. You are up until gone 12 at night making products and then up at 6 ready to set up for your next craft fair. After …