Stunning Driftwood Wreath Tutorial

It is super easy to make a stunning driftwood wreath, learn how to make your own driftwood wreath with this detailed photo and video tutorial, bring a touch of the beach into your home.

As a family we love visiting the beach, collecting driftwood and sea glass, plus anything else which looks interesting! Let me share with you how easy it is to make a driftwood wreath, which also showcases your sea glass finds. Our local beaches have very little driftwood, but one of the beaches we love visiting … Read more

DIY Denim Mirror Frame, a perfect no sew old jeans craft project

Are you wondering what to do with your old jeans, as a no sew craft project?  I keep all parts of old jeans, this denim mirror frame makes the most of the seams from your old jeans. I have to confess to collections of waistbands, seams, pockets, hems and of course the fabric of the … Read more

DIY Coffee Table made with an upcycle washing machine drum

You can imagine my delight when a friend kindly gave me a washing machine drum she had spent time removing from an unrepairable washing machine. After a couple of years contemplating various projects, my husband kindly created a washing machine drum coffee table from the washing machine drum. Let me show you how to make … Read more

DIY Serving Tray Idea

Are you looking for a quick upcycling project? Serving trays are perfect for breakfast in bed, or drinks in the garden. update an old serving tray with this DIY project. I picked up this rather unpromising second-hand serving tray, perfect for an upcycling project with chalk paint and wallpaper sample.     Check out these fabulous … Read more

How to sew a table runner – DIY shibori table runner

Summer is here so it is time to make the most of our outdoor space, to eat al fresco as frequently as possible. As an untidy person, I am often surrounded by clutter but I aspire to beautiful decor, a clear table beautifully laid. Today I am sharing with you how to sew a table … Read more

Fabulous upcycled DIY wreath ideas

¬†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. … Read more

How to make a doormat using old jeans

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 … Read more

Creative things to do with glass bottles – upcycled cacti planter

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 … Read more

DIY Garden planters – upcycle your old garden shed

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, … Read more

Succulent Planter DIY

  Are you a succulent fan? I am – they seem the best option for me, I’m not particularly good at remembering to water indoor houseplants! So the next question what design of planter to use? I love a DIY project and particularly enjoy something a little different – introducing you to my cake stand … Read more

How to recycle a Ferrero Rocher box into a herb planter

Do you treat yourself to the occasional box of chocolates? If so you may have a Ferrero Rocher box waiting for a DIY project, ready to be recycled and given a new lease of life. I have upcycled my Ferrero Rocher box into a stylish windowsill herb planter. A desire to brighten up my kitchen windowsill is the … Read more

Easy DIY embroidered cushion cover, upcycled sweater

Update your home with this gorgeous embroidered cushion cover. This tutorial will take your envelope cushion cover up to the next level with hand embroidered trees, perfect for snuggling up and enjoying the long winter evenings. If you follow me on Instagram you will have seen me sharing pictures of the cushion in the making. The trees are inspired by … Read more