Learn how to use Pinterest to maximise your traffic with the Pinning Perfect Course

June 25, 2019

Are you considering improving your Pinterest reach and therefore traffic to your blog? Have you considered taking a course? Here is my review of the course Pinning Perfect. I invested in the course back in the autumn, finally settling down and taking the course early in the year. Now let me be straight with you – Pinning Perfect will take you time to implement, but…

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How to make a lamp from a glass bottle

June 16, 2019

Today I am sharing with you a tutorial for how to make a lamp from a wine bottle. We have used a clear wine bottle, adding sea glass inside the bottle for interest. You can add all sorts to the clear bottle, as long as they fit through the bottleneck! Alternatively, there are some beautiful spirit bottles available (my colleague bought her Dad a bottle…

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Fabulous upcycled DIY wreath ideas

June 10, 2019

 Are you thinking about how to brighten up your front door? To make your front entrance inviting and stylish? Like many in the UK we have a UPVC front door. UPVC windows and doors are great for insulation, keeping the heat in and reducing heating bills but a white door can be a little nondescript. Thankfully this is easy to change with easy DIY wreath…

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How to make a DIY beach cover up dress

June 2, 2019

My daughter loves swimming, she has been eyeing up bathing suit cover up dresses in the shop but they are expensive, flimsy and don’t seem quite long enough. Time to make her her own DIY beach cover up dress. It is super easy to do, taking less than an hour and some pretty cotton fabric. I have used an existing dress as the basis for…

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DIY Sea Glass Bowl

May 26, 2019

As a family we love roaming beaches, hunting for treasures. We particularly love looking for pieces of sea glass. But once we get it home we then wonder what to make or do with the sea glass. We have several containers of collected sea glass ready for us to have a play and experiment with. I have made some pendant jewellery (sea glass jewelry DIY).…

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How to make a doormat using old jeans

May 20, 2019

I have been experimenting with making a doormat using old jeans – I am rather fortunate in that I have a rather large stash of jeans. My kind friends always pass them my way. There are many pairs in my stash where I have already used the legs which I have kept for the waistbands and pockets. This DIY doormat makes full use of these…

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