DIY Drawstring Bag with Vintage Crochet Doilies

It is so easy to sew simple drawstring bags – perfect for gift wrapping. I am going to show you how, and just as importantly how to use the materials to hand. Today I am using a former table cloth and doilies to make beautiful gift drawstring bags. Naturally, you can use any material to … Read more

DIY Fabric gift bags – Sustainable gift wrapping

Learn how to make reusable fabric gift bags within fifteen minutes. These easy fabric gift bags are so stylish the receiver will want to use them again and again! Why make your own reusable gift bags? There are so many reasons! Firstly there is the environmental impact of throwing away single-use wrapping paper – often … Read more

Christmas Star Crafts – stylish air clay stars

Look no further for a relaxing all age Christmas star craft activity.   These craft stars are perfect for hanging on your Christmas tree or strung like a garland across your mantlepiece.   My son and I had an absorbing hour or two making these stylish air clay stars. There is something so relaxing about … Read more

Simply beautiful macrame feathers – DIY wall hanging

Beautiful macrame feathers have been flooding my Instagram feed. With our bedroom receiving a revamp with fabulous extensive pallet wardrobes to solve all our storage problems it’s time to turn my eye to wall decoration. I am using my DIY macrame feather’s to make a macrame wall hanging. I found the branch on a beach … Read more

DIY Pallet Wardrobe Plans

Learn how to make your own DIY pallet wardrobe/closet with step by step instructions, includes DIY pallet wardrobe plans

Autumn Cosy Projects

With autumn around the corner, it’s time to cozy up with great evening projects, from pillows to throws to coasters – there are lots to inspire you. As a big fan of upcycling, you will notice several projects using old sweaters.

Autumn Leaf DIY Pillow Cushion

I’m super excited to have a new toy – a Cricut (here in the UK they are far from cheap). Naturally I have just had to have a play with my old jeans stash to whip up a new pillow design. This week we are enjoying an Indian summer but I know autumn is literally … Read more

Free Crossbody Bag Pattern

This new crossbody bag is designed around my day job. Throughout the pandemic, I have continued to visit older and/or people with disabilities in their homes. To reduce risk I have just been taking a mobile phone on a visit but now we are all vaccinated I am taking a tablet and a small notebook. … Read more

Awesome Free DIY Pillow Cover Patterns

Making throw pillows is a super easy way to update your home and add a splash of personality, a pop of color and pattern to any room. 20+ free designs for you!

Super Easy Denim Gardening Apron Pattern

Learn how to sew your perfect denim garden apron with this free pattern by following the detailed tutorial with step-by-step instructions, or by watching the video.