Father’s Day is fast approaching, but what would he like this year? Stuck for ideas? I’ve been asking a few Dad’s lately and have been on the look out for some great handmade gift ideas. No socks, no ties, I promise! Oh and don’t forget a fun handmade card- that’s […]

What Dads really want!


Classic 80s movies, timeless movies, a movie education
If you think your children are in need of a movie education or you just need to claim back the family film night. Can’t face watching another minion film? Here’s a fab list of movies, full of great memories for you and perhaps a new love for your tweens. Grab […]

Your Nostalgic Movie Night with the kids


Della’s design features, fun castle card, pink castle
Start living the Fairy-Tale! Did you ever dream of living in a fairy-tale castle like this? Or maybe the Chateau De Brabant was on your wedding venue short list? Ok, so maybe a bit too extravagant – you could have compromised with this beautiful cake by Bakerman Cake Design I’m […]

Start Living the Fairy-Tale!



Pot of tea for one, cafe table, Della by design planning day
Carving out some me-time   Its’s a Tuesday morning, I’m on my way to work and running through my plan for the week… My two boys are with their childminder for the next three days (mental note to pay the childcare bill when I log on at work), luckily their […]

Carving out some me-time


The Paperbox Competition insert photo The Paperbox have put together a Mother’s Day Card Gallery- full of cardmakers they admire – and I’m one of them! It was so exciting for someone to reach out to me ‘as a cardmaker’ – even though I’ve been making cards for years, I’m […]

The Paperbox Competition


Della by Design, Mr Lion Card, Birthday Card Kit, jungle leaves
Let me introduce you to: Mr Lion The lion is back! This cute stamp also features in my Jungle Doodle design – but this time he’s more authentic – with his traditional lion colours and muddy paws. This version is more suitable for children’s birthdays – I originally made this design […]

Meet Mr Lion



Make a Valentine’s Day Card, Card Kit, special card for boyfriend
When’s a good time to make a Valentine’s Day card? In the past I’ve been beavering away on the 13th February, after my husband happened to mention he’d bought me one – cue a crafting frenzy! He made one for me once, my sister helped him and let him do […]

When’s a good time to make a Valentine’s Day card?


Year in numbers Della by Design
2017 My year in numbers  30 sales on Etsy  Thank you to all my online customers and those of you who I see in ‘real life’ but still agreed to buy your cards online! Even though Etsy takes a small percentage, it’s still more valuable to me to increase those […]

2017: My year in numbers


fun christmas quiz, family fun, christmas trivia
Christmas Tree Quiz Test you Christmas trivia skills with this fun picture quiz. 10 beautifully decorated Christmas Trees from around the globe- but do you know where? Each one is famous in it’s own way and no, I haven’t included the one from my front room! Click on the link […]

Christmas Quiz