MAD Blog Awards

I love writing this blog, as it feeds my creativity:) This is a rather cheeky request to ask you to consider nominating me in the MAD Awards. Click here to read all about the MAD Awards. Click here to nominate (hopefully me!). You first nominate for MAD blog of the Year and then you click … Read more

Valentines Day

     “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always … Read more

Featured in Reloved Magazine

I am delighted to be featured in the magazine Reloved. “Reloved is the exciting new magazine at the heart of thrifting, shabby chic and upcycling. With an emphasis on breathing new life into old, forgotten objects, it brings a hands-on approach to this thriving pastime”   The magazine features upcycling projects with step by step instructions, … Read more

Kids clothes week – Skipping Skirt

If you are looking for the Grow Your Blog post it is here. Introducing this weeks Quick Mid Week Upcycled Make, upcycled patchwork skirt. This week I have been determined to take part in Kids Clothes Week, committing to sewing for my children an hour a day for the week. I found an inspiring pattern “Skipping Skirt”  in … Read more

Surviving your summer hols with children

How’s your week been? We have been away for our family holidays, camping on the North Norfolk Coast – stunning scenery. Prior to leaving I read this fantastic blog post“The Day I stopped Saying Hurry Up”  by Rachel Staffy. On arrival at the campsite my husband commented that we have approximately ten years worth of family holidays – … Read more

Upcycling E Book Submission

A few weeks bag I spotted a wonderful opportunity shared by Katherine over on Pillow A-la-mode – the chance to be published in an upcycling e-book with Altered Upcycling. I am really excited about this chance:) I have decided to submit my jacket bag tutorial for submission, it is my most viewed and pinned tutorial. This … Read more

Earth Day 2013

“Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd, is a day on which events are organized globally to inspire awareness of and appreciation for the environment. It is a day when the world unites around environmental service and awareness, and as global citizens we are able to demonstrate our support for environmental protection.” With Earth Day virtually … Read more

Sorting your wardrobe out? Fresh Start? Recycle those shirts…

I thought I would share with you some ideas for those shirts you may be parting with… My husband has had a great sort out, so I have lots of shirts for recycling:) Recycled Shirt Ideas: I started with making some PE Kit Drawstring bags for restocking my Etsy shop. There are lots of tutorials … Read more

Hello

Hi, Welcome to my blog, a showcase for Vicky Myers Creations. I will be sharing my creative journey, which currently focusses on creating bags out of up-cycled materials. I have been making ever since I can remember!! I am inspired by our wonderful world, creation is constant and yet changing. I studied a HND in Craft, … Read more