How to make a hair scrunchie with pompom trim

July 18, 2019

Wishing to relive your childhood? Loving scrunchies the second time around? Learn just how easy it is to make a hair scrunchie with pompom trim. Using fabric scraps from you stash means you can make a different scrunchie for every outfit!  All scrunchies involve straight stitching, therefore they are a perfect sewing project for children learning to sew. Adding the pompom trim involves a little…

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DIY Serving Tray Idea

July 9, 2019

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 chalk paint projects:- Update a wicker basket with spray chalk…

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How to sew a table runner – DIY shibori table runner

July 4, 2019

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 runner and coordinating table mats. These are dyed shibori style.…

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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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