I started ‘visibly mending’ my sons trousers last year and used lovely bright patches and embroidery thread making a statement with each mend, rather than try to diguise the rips or tears. He often helped me pick the fabric and was always pleased with the efforts I made.
One of the most popular posts on my blog is one I wrote back in 2010 about a set of new ring designs I had photographed and wanted to show off. It receives thousands of hits a month and it pains me that people are more interested in really old content on this blog rather […]
When you become a parent, cardboard takes on a whole new meaning. It’s such a versatile material and kids love the stuff. Can’t get enough of it. Our recycling bin over the past few years has been raided so many times and cardboard has become such a precious thing that we rarely throw it out […]
What am I getting myself into? A whole lot of fun with fabulous results hopefully. We’ve got a few chairs that have fabric that is past it’s best and I’ve been meaning to tackle them but up until no haven’t had the time or the fabric.
I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and got the presents you wished for. This is a quick blog post to hopefully catch you pre-clear-up. You know all those Christmas cards you received? They’re too goo to waste you know, so don’t throw them away, send them to me!
I had to buy extra milk this week and last as I’ve been drinking a lot of tea and so I’ve ended up with a few HDPE white plastic milk bottles. I was going to do a tutorial for you all and recycle them into something super, but I’ve not had much time or space. […]
I found this tutorial online a while ago on the Domesticali Blog and have kept it on the back burner for ages. I thought I would give it a go this week as I thought it would be nice to sell some Festive Decorations at my up and coming craft fairs and these would compliment […]
Having shrunk a few jumpers in the wash by accident I’ve been on the look out online for ideas of what I can make from my shrunken outfit that are now resembling felt, kind of. I came across this fabulous post on the Always Chrysti blog and thought I would share it with you as […]
This week’s Tutorial Tuesday is going to focus on recycling CDs. I’ve got a ton of old CDs that I’ve been saving as I don’t want to chuck them in the bin and send them off to landfill, so I’ve been searching online for ideas on how to recycle them into something new. I found […]