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Spring-time Cacti Cross Stitch

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So it’s Spring-time across the country! For those of us living in cooler parts of the country, getting out in the garden might not be on the cards quite yet! If you’re like me and still in hibernation mode, celebrate the start of Spring with some cacti-stitching in front of the heater. You will need:5 Read more

DIY Pom Pom Planet Mobile

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This week on Makers, I’m going to show you how to make your very own Pom-pom Planet Mobile AKA the Solar System in wool! Time: Approx. 5-6 hours. Difficulty: Medium You will need… • 2 x pom-pom maker machines in different sizes (I used Clover machines in sizes 85 and 65, equating to about 80mm Read more

Simple Foliage Wreathes

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Plants don’t just belong in pots and vases! This is a very easy tutorial that shows you how to make your very own simple foliage wreathes to hang proudly on the wall or front door. What You’ll Need An embroidery hoop (or 2) Foliage Secateurs to trim foliage Green Florist Tape Fishing line Yarn to hang Read more

Galentines Day – Floral Display

Galentines Day – Floral Displayfeatured

Not long now! Are you ladies ready for Galentines day? And what better way to add that extra something to your Galentines Day than with a simple floral arrangment with some bottles and some left over flowers. What you’ll need: Carnations or any other flowers you might have leftover Clear bottles or jars in different Read more

Galentines Day – Flower Crown

Galentines Day – Flower Crownfeatured

And we’re back today with some more Galentines ideas for you all. Now we know that flower crown are all the rage these days but if there is one thing that any Galentines festivity needs its some flower crowns. Also Carnations make awesome flower crowns cause they are so bright and full flowers that it makes Read more

Galentines Day – Ombre Wall Hanging

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Now that you’ve made you simple bouquets for your gal pals, why not add some colour to your walls with a very simple ombre wall hanging using just 4 things to make it with and you’ll probably have 3 of them lying around the house. What you’ll need: Small flowers with a thick base, in varying ombre colours. Read more

Galentines Day – Simple Bouquet

Galentines Day – Simple Bouquetfeatured

If you’re like us and think Valentines Day is just a good excuse to eat chocolates and watch Romy & Michelle’s High School reunion 5 times in a row then maybe you are really celebrating Galentines day. This week and next we’ll have not only some fab DIY’s and inspo for your Galentines festivities but we’ll Read more

Simple Market Bag Spruce Up

Simple Market Bag Spruce Upfeatured

A market bag is a great thing to have by one’s side. Perfect for the market, the beach or even sleepovers. So why not take your ordinary market bag and make a quick couple of pom pom and tassels to spruce up your next outing. Easy Peasy. What you need: Large market bag with handles Read more

Crusty French Style Bread

Crusty French Style Breadfeatured

If you have always wanted to bake your own bread but didn’t know where to start, this is the recipe for you! You can knead the dough by hand if you don’t have a mixer with dough hooks and you don’t need a bread maker – an oven is just perfect! So minimum outlay for Read more

DIY Retro Felt Christmas Ornaments

DIY Retro Felt Christmas Ornamentsfeatured

These retro inspired ornaments are a nifty addition to your Christmas décor! The colours and shapes are reminiscent of old glass baubles but without the fear of breaking them! You can make them from felt or any fabric scraps you have, in any colours you like! You’ll need… Templates (download here) Felt in whatever colours you Read more