Hours of Fun

Bringing crafts to all ages, inspiring creativity and imagination, baking cakes along the way!

All about Hours of Fun

It is my greatest pleasure to welcome you to Hours of Fun and I hope you enjoy your visit.

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Hours of Fun has embarked on an exciting journey into the world of crafts, workshops, cakes and handmade bespoke goods.

Since a young age I have enjoyed making things, however it was not until I was 21 that I started making cards for friends and family and I suddenly realised I would never be able to buy a card again!  Since then I have explored paper crafts, knitting, sewing and needle work, mosaic, upcycling, furniture restoration and much more.  In 2014 I handed my notice in at my full time job and found a part time job.  For 2 days I type and the rest of the week I follow my dream and in simple terms I get to play with glue, felt, glitter and paper for work!

For the last 3 years Hours of Fun have been working with The Festival of Firsts, a Wirral based festival.  As the lead on children’s craft activities for the festival I have worked with The Williamson Art Gallery, Kaleidoscope Magazine, local schools, church groups, Sea Cadets and run drop in craft sessions as part of the children’s participation programme.

I am a Company Director for The Kaleidoscope Magazine.  A fantastic creative writing magazine providing an opportunity for children and young people to get their work published in print.

As an individual I also volunteer for Free Cakes for Kids Liverpool, working as part of a team managing referrals, volunteers and social media.  It is a fantastic organisation providing cakes to children who wouldn’t normally get one.  The organisation is made up of volunteers who give their time and baking skills to support it.  If you fancy getting involved as a baker get in touch, or if you have any cake equipment and supplies to donate we would love to hear from you.

Crafts

The journey started with craft fairs around the North West of England selling craft supplies and handmade goods back in 2011, just for fun.  I now offer workshops, craft activities for parties, wedding stationary and much more.

First craft fair at Hoylake Community Centre

First craft fair at Hoylake Community Centre back in 2011

 

In 2016 Hours of Fun will be opening an online store selling bespoke handmade items.

Workshops and Activities

Hours of fun run craft workshops for all ages and events.  Whether it be a superhero themed 5th birthday party or a hen do celebration we provide everything needed to get creative.   You can choose from cupcake decorating, chocolate making, decopatch, glass painting, fun with pom poms and pipe cleaners, garter making and much more.

Hours of Fun tailor the activity to your theme, venue and celebration and best of all – everyone gets to take home everything they make.

Contact us to check availability and get a quote.

2016 Hours of Fun craft workshop poster

Cakes

Hours of Fun bake and decorate celebration cakes for all occasions. Based in Liverpool, Hours of Fun cakes are available to order.  Check out the picture galleries to see cakes I have made and to get ideas for cakes if you make them yourself as we love to share – Click here to head over to the cake section.

We can make any flavour, design and shape you want, just contact Hours of Fun for a quote and we will put a cost and design together for you.

After completing a college course in cake decorating I fell in love with the world of cakes.  I love baking them, decorating them, eating them and sharing them!

 



10 comments

  • Gaz says:

    Hi mate, sign me up

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  • Chris says:

    put all Craft Fair dates in my phone so should get to one or more!!!
    hope online shop doing well
    love Mum xx

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    • Rachel says:

      Did you spot one of the fairs is on Dad’s birthday – it is part of my birthday present to him! It is the one in Blackpool. We will be up in Morecambe on the Saturday to deliver a wedding cake. Will call for a natter tomorrow x

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  • Carla says:

    Please can you give me a price for your Iron man cake with and without the topper.
    And how many will it serve?
    Thanks
    Carla

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  • Jayne Sheelan says:

    Hi Rachael
    Wondering if you doing cakes again yet ? I need one for 31st Jan .I know you’ve moved house
    Not a problem if you’re not baking at the moment
    Thanks Jayne

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  • Michelle Murphy says:

    Can you provide a price for the everton fan in armchair topper and a price for topper with a sponge cake. Date required is 27 th Dec.

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  • Beth E Moore says:

    Hi. Are you still currently taking orders for occasion cakes ?? Looking to order a birthday cake for a 9 year old boy. ( A Freddy faz bear design from fnaf ) Please reply. Thanks. Beth.

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    • Rach184 says:

      Hi I’m so sorry I’ve only just seen your comment as my email notifications were going into my spam folder. Greatest apologies for this. Hope you sorted your cake out, if you would still like a price from me let me know what date the cake is for and I can send over some information. thanks

      Reply

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