DIY Rustic Christmas Decorations- Transform Wood Offcuts

Welcome to the last of my DIY rustic Christmas decorations. These are inspired by bits of wood left over from various DIY projects. The wood off cuts are transformed into beautiful simple trees. It seems like a life time ago we were brainstorming DIY rustic upcycled decorations to make for a local craft fair, rather than … Read more

How to make Denim Christmas Tree Decorations

It is no secret that I love working with old jeans it’s such a versatile fabric. Somehow over the years, I haven’t made any denim Christmas tree decorations… its time to fix that!! These denim Christmas tree decorations are easy to make. As I pack up my sewing room up this week I am particularly … Read more

How to make Sea Glass Christmas Decorations

Welcome to my first recycled and rustic DIY Christmas decorations for this year. I love Christmas, the build up, the decor, celebrating time with loved ones. There’s always a but, I’m not so keen on the consumerism. The adverts persuading us Christmas will not be perfect without spending money. Here’s to making, reusing, using what you … Read more

Bag Pattern Ellens Esplanade, Review and Giveaway

Today I am super excited to share with you my version of Ellens Esplanade, I have sewn up the bag for my sister-in-law as a Christmas gift. I am taking part of one fun large blog tour with LOTS of prizes, but more about that later. This is the first time I have made a Chris … Read more

Transforming rust covered bathroom cabinet #pintyplus

Quickly following on re our bathroom transformation (you may have missed my decluttering post, find it here) my husband was keen to replace the bathroom shelving unit due to the level of rust. I have to agree once cleared I could see the true condition of the shelving unit which desperately needed a little tender loving care … Read more

Decluttering with castile soap

Do you ever reach the point where you feel your home is overwhelming??? As an upcycler/recycler I tend to gather objects and items naturally, it’s as if I’m a magnet! A few weekend’s ago we decided to have a blitz on the house, to sort, clear and tidy. We managed to part with two car … Read more