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

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

DIY: How to make a Christmas tea cup posy

DIY: How to make a Christmas tea cup posy

I’ve always fancied doing floristry, I think it’s the homemaker side of me coming out. When I was a child I would pick wild flowers on country walks to take home and put in a vase, and now that I’m older I … Continue reading

DIY: How to make an autumn twig candle jar

In the run up to Christmas I’m going to be doing a crafting countdown with DIY ideas to fill your home! There’s not enough crafting on this here blog and winter is the perfect time to try out some handmade … Continue reading

Let them eat cake…

I’m a big fan of baking and eating cake (who isn’t?), so when I heard about the Macmillan Coffee Morning, a fundraising bake sale to raise money for those affected by Cancer, I decided to organise one at work. For … Continue reading

DIY: Framed pin board world map

It’s about time I did another craft make on my blog! I’d love to do at least two a month be it cake making, a DIY project or furniture upcycling and so far I’ve only managed one a month… I’m … Continue reading

DIY: How to make tissue paper pompoms

Crafting has become super popular recently, especially when it comes to throwing a party. You may be used to making the odd handmade decoration at Christmas but why not add that handmade touch to parties and celebrations throughout the year? … Continue reading