Operation She Shed | #4 The Build {Boarding & Insulating}

Part 4 of ‘Operation She Shed’ — and this time round I’m talking about boarding and insulating. Now, I warn you, this isn’t going to be the sexiest post in the world. The pictures are not the best quality and the content is more function than form. That said, I never intended to just show …

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Wallpaper #1 | How To Make A Paper Circle Fan Decoration

Have you ever wanted to know how to make a paper circle fan decoration? They’re super easy to make and look fabulous! Making a House a Home When my sister and her husband sold their house recently they couldn’t find anywhere they wanted to buy. So — as a stop gap —  they rented a house until one they liked came on …

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Operation She Shed | #3 The Build {Part One}

In January this year, my boy and I finally embarked on the project that I’ve been desperate to start since I began working for myself around a decade ago; Operation She Shed. I’ve always wanted a dedicated work-space. Having a room in the house is OK but when you work from home — on a full time basis — you can begin to …

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Operation She Shed | #2 It’s all about the base

Now — apologies if you’re looking for an inspirational, design-led post, full of colour and style. You certainly won’t find it here!!! Inspiration, maybe, but certainly none of the others. I wanted to document this she shed journey from start to finish and the build is not exactly what you’d call ‘pretty’. Anyway, around this …

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How to make a rocketpack — Camp Bestival 2016

So I’ve mentioned that next month we’re off to Camp Bestival. Now any Bestival/Camp Bestival aficionado will tell you that one of the best things about the festivals each year is the hotly anticipated theme and this year it’s Outer Space. Some revellers take this very seriously indeed. Others give a little nod to it (and will don a …

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Watercolour Flowers (And The Art of Brush Lettering)

This year I promised myself that I was going to learn how to write properly. I don’t mean stringing works and sentences together either; I do that regularly on my blog, in typed form. But more the ‘art’ of handwriting. Brush lettering in particular. You’d think that this is a skill that I’d have perfected by …

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