I've seen business owners being criticised and trolled online for continuing to sell their products or services during this extreme time we are all living through. Many have said it is profiteering from the crisis. But here's the thing, there are people out there who do have money to spend. AND ... Read More about Why it is ok to sell during the Coronavirus crisis
My Top Giftwrapping Tips! Everyone has wrapped a gift at some point, birthdays, weddings and of course Christmas. Receiving a beautifully wrapped gift makes whatever is inside even more special. Over the years I have spent many hours wrapping a box ensuring no tape is visible, perfecting a bow and ... Read More about My Top 6 Giftwrapping Tips
Every year we celebrate love on 14th February, but who was St Valentine? Its hard not to notice that the shops are filled with everything from bouquets of beautiful red roses to enormous cute soft toys, boxes of chocolates and many other love tokens. But who was St Valentine and why do we ... Read More about Who was St Valentine?
Feature in Issue 2 of the CraftersUK Magazine The CraftersUK Magazine asked me to write a feature about my giftwrapping workshops for issue 2 of their magazine. Delighted, I jumped at the opportunity. Find out how I prepare for a workshop as well as what you can expect when you attend a class. ... Read More about Magazine Feature – The CraftersUK Issue 2
Tell us a bit about yourself: I'm Carrie Dennison, a graphic designer, illustrator and art and craft workshop teacher, based in Derwentside, County Durham. I have been teaching art and craft workshops for over 15 years, and I absolutely love to pass on my knowledge and to get everyone ... Read More about Carrie Dennison – September’s guest blogger