A Faux Tulip Wreath DIY For Spring

It’s been a long old winter hasn’t it? Just when we think that the temperatures are rising and the flowers are starting to bloom, the cold takes hold once more and we’re reaching for our woolies! I thought I’d speed things up a bit, and bring a bit of much needed spring colour to our …

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How To Age Brass and Bronze With Vinegar and Salt

Have you ever wanted to know how to to age brass and bronze? If you don’t want to wait for it to age naturally, I’ve got a little trick, using just a couple of household staples; that takes hours — rather than years — to work! Aged Brass = Lots of Brass We’ve been having …

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Alternative Christmas Decor | An Alternative Christmas Tree

I shared this idea for an alternative Christmas tree a few years ago but —with Christmas looming on the horizon — I thought I’d resurrect it! Folk are always looking for creative new ways to decorate their homes (Pinterest is full of alternative Christmas decor) and this alternative Christmas tree is too good not to share. …

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How To Make a Bumble Bee Costume out of Bubble Wrap and Duck Tape!

Ever wanted to know how to make a bumble bee costume? With Halloween just around the corner, I thought I’d share one of my favourite DIY fancy- dress outfits. It’s made in very much the same way that I created the DIY grasshopper costume — you can read that tutorial in another post. This bumble …

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Operation She Shed | #5 The Build {Painting The Interior}

Part 5 of Operation She Shed is all about painting the interior. I said from the start that these posts weren’t going to be that sexy — and I wasn’t kidding — but in order to see the butterfly, you have to begin with a dull old chrysalis. Or something like that. Anyway. Just to put this …

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