DIY Felt Christmas Ornament Kits for Kids

November 5, 2018

Today I am super excited to be hosting this DIY Felt Christmas Ornaments Kit post from Lisa of Cucicucioo Hey, there! My name’s Lisa and I’m the founder of Cucicucicoo: Eco Sewing & Crafting! I publish tutorials for creating beautiful and fun clothing and objects with respect for the environment. I love making something cool out of “nothing”, or what most other people would consider…

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Sashiko Cute Coin Purse Pattern

November 4, 2018
Sashiko Super cute coin purse

I am super excited to be celebrating six years of blogging with my 12 Days of DIY Christmas Gifts. For the next twelve days, I am going to be sharing with you DIY gifts for all the family, many with an upcycling element. Today we are kicking off with a sashiko cute coin purse pattern. Over the coming days, I will be sharing tutorials for:-…

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Wrapped twig bouquet

October 28, 2018

Bring a splash of nature indoors with this fun and easy wrapped twig centrepiece, perfect for the table or mantlepiece. Twirly twigs and odds and ends of yarn are all you need for this upcycled craft. Slowly wrap twigs in yarn to create your own twig bouquet. This week has been a bit of a whirlwind, with the children off school we have been making…

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Easy DIY gold leaf abstract painting

October 23, 2018

It has been a whirlwind of a weekend, with lots of DIY and jobs around the house. We have finished decorating the spare room ready for my parents who are staying later this week, helping us cover school holiday childcare. The spare room is a rather small double room.  As with most of our home we have gone for the thrifty model of decorating, the…

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DIY Autumn Garland

October 16, 2018

The weather here remains summer-like, I love it, any extra moments of warm sunshine are gratefully received. The rest of the family are loving the Christmas decorations appearing in the shops, busy planning the decorations they are going to make this year. But hang on its autumn!!  Time for some autumn decoration – let’s celebrate each season. My DIY autumn garland is inspired by my…

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How to organize a sewing room on a budget

October 7, 2018

It may take a little more time but organizing a sewing room on a budget can be great fun, the process draws on your creativity. There is no doubt I have spent hours contemplating the organization of a sewing room as I have gradually sorted mine out… With a low budget in mind,  I was sure there was an alternative to my husbands kind offer of fitting kitchen units. We…

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