How to make sea glass jewelry

April 22, 2019

Today I am sharing with you some gorgeous pendant sea glass jewelry – this tutorial will show you how to drill through the glass. As a family we love roaming beaches, hunting for treasures. We particularly love finding 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…

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DIY Doorstop with handle

April 14, 2019

If you are a regular reader you know I love working with old jeans, the fabric is hardwearing, so versatile and free! – the perfect material for my DIY doorstop. With this version of the doorstop I have added a leather handle, using different tones of jean to add interest to the finished DIY.   If you love working with denim sign up to my newsletter…

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Creative things to do with glass bottles – upcycled cacti planter

April 7, 2019

What can you make with glass bottles? Today I am sharing two creative things to do with glass bottles. Why? Amazingly each household uses five hundred glass bottles per year with an average only one in six being recycled… This fact astounds me. Recycling one glass bottle powers a computer for 25 minutes. Recycling is fabulous but how about reusing this is even better for…

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DIY Garden planters – upcycle your old garden shed

April 1, 2019

Today I am going to share with you how to make some DIY garden planters, ready for flowers or vegetables. The sun is out, spring is in the air and we are busy sorting out the garden for summer.   Last summer we removed our semi-rotten sheds and replaced with one large shed. But naturally, that leaves pieces of an old shed to deal with…

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Sweet Home Embroidery Book Review

March 24, 2019

Do you love embroidery hoop art but are not sure where to start? Then this ebook is for you with step by step instructions, downloadable printable designs, and helpful and videos. I have to admit I am not usually girly girl but I LOVE these embroidery designs by Jessica, found in her newly released Sweet Embroidery ebook. The embroidery book is packed with 22 different…

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Use your fabric scraps to make a top

March 19, 2019

Where do you find inspiration for sewing from?  Dare I confess to sometimes catch myself staring at a garment a person is wearing wondering how it is made?! Plus of course Pinterest. On televisions, I am slowly watching Project Runaway on Netflix, and on UK TV The Great British Sewing Bee. The Great British Sewing Bee is made up of three sewing challenges per episode,…

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