DIY: Polaroid photo collage

When Harveys Furniture recently sent me some colourful sofa swatches I thought it was about time I got creative for another DIY blog project. I keep a shoebox full of odds and sods I’ve collected and it’s an Aladdin’s cave of … Continue reading

Cake decorating: Modelled ballerina cake

I thought I’d share with you my latest cake! My Aunty recently retired after 30 years as principal of her ballet school and we celebrated with a big surprise party. There were many guests so the cake had to be … Continue reading

Capturing the Victorian tile trend at home

I’ve been lusting over patterned tiles for ages, especially when we moved into our house, and I still have plans to put some in our teeny tiny hallway. I adore Victorian mosaic tiles and was lucky enough to have a … Continue reading

DIY t-shirt: Collaborating with Boohoo for #StyleForStroke

I’ve teamed up with Boohoo and the Stroke Association, the leading charity in the UK for people affected by stroke, to take part in their #StyleForStroke #FamousLastWords campaign. In the last 20 years the number of people dying of stroke has halved … Continue reading

DIY: How to make a fairy light lamp with photo holder lampshade!

Affordable Home Tips challenge by Keepmoat There’s no hiding my love of everything upcycled and homemade, so when Keepmoat, who specialise in community regeneration and housebuilding, got in touch asking me to take part in their Affordable Home Tips challenge by creating something upcycled, … Continue reading

The wedding diary #3: ‘Be my bridesmaid’ gift boxes

It’s almost 12 weeks since K proposed and time has flown by! Working that out makes me feel a little better about my huge to-do list as we’ve achieved quite a lot in a short space of time. However with … Continue reading

The breakfast club: How to make egg and bacon muffins!

Simple egg and bacon muffin recipe for weekend foodies! One of my all-time favourite things about the weekend is enjoying a leisurely and decadent breakfast! During the week porridge is my gruel of choice but come the weekend, eggs and bacon are top of … Continue reading

DIY: How to make a Christmas wreath

Time for another DIY and it’s a festive one. I recently mentioned in my tea cup posy tutorial that each year I make my own Christmas wreath – now I’m going to show you how to make one! It’s a simple and … Continue reading