How do you keep the Christmas magic alive? Especially if you’re a family with older children or you haven’t had children yet! It's something that can lose it's "family together" feel quite quickly if you let it, but we don't want that do we! Here is a list of 10 Christmas traditions & activities you … Continue reading 10 Christmas traditions to start this year
Our Christmas mission is to help to get you fully prepared for the chaos that unfolds on the 25th of December and we have collected our favourite free printable files to assist with this. From countdowns, to wall decor and even games, this short but sweet list has got you covered! Obviously first up on … Continue reading Free Christmas themed printables
Welcome to DECEMBER! Tis' the season to be jolly, am I right? We have had our tree up for a week now as my little helper (11 year old nephew) had decided it was time. He has also helped me to pick some crafts we think you may enjoy with your kids this christmas. A … Continue reading Christmas crafts for children
Instagram is a great visual platform to base your business on as it allows you to show off your products with ease. Whatever it is you sell, being able to share imagery as a tool when selling online is a fabulous way of free advertising. As you all know, being seen is becoming more and more difficult, and everyone is on a mission to boost their visibility, especially small and independent businesses.
Affiliate? AD? gifted? what's the difference then? I know that a lot of my audience are wonderful mama's who are building their social platform and these things are quite new. Working with brands and businesses is great fun, and reviewing products, even getting freebies are a massive perk, but there are guidelines to follow to … Continue reading Social Media Influencing Rules and Regs
Instagram algorithms have got small businesses in allllll sorts of muddles recently, and I thought to myself, what can I do to kick the new year off with something positive not only for myself but for others too? Ta-dah! A little instagram challenge for January (and February if you want to join me although I'll … Continue reading JAN 2020 Content schedule for creatives.
Choosing fabrics is one of my favourite parts of creating a garment. I absolutely love imagining a beautiful floral print turned into a fluttery tunic with matching bloomers or a bold print knit ready to be worn for stomping into some mud. When I first started to sew I was a strict 100% cotton kinda … Continue reading Where to buy FUNKY knit fabrics online.
When I first learnt to sew I spent hours on pinterest looking for free sewing patterns to allow me to build my skills before purchasing patterns I really wanted. A lot of the time the links weren't productive or the pattern wasn't as described. I've been researching and found this list of up-to-date, free sewing … Continue reading 13 FREE sewing patterns for children’s clothing
When you clicked or typed in http://www.daintylaine.co.uk, i'm sure this wasn't what you expected to find! I've had a little switch around in the way I want to run my brand, as things just weren't as working in a way that I wanted anymore. I've been blogging for a while under a different URL but … Continue reading What’s happened here then?