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Posted on March 30, 2020 at 6:05 AM Comments comments (0)



The Corona Virus thing has had one good thing come out of it for me. Basically, the website I had abandoned over the last few years  has suddenly become of great interest again. I guess the boredom of being faced with endless weeks stuck in the house, a uni assignment to do, a house to sell, amongst many...

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Easter 2018 - Free Stacked Egg Template

Posted on March 16, 2018 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)


I love making decorative items for my twig tree and for my fireplace mantel and Easter is no exception. I have heaps of things I have made in previous years that I bring out, just like I do with Christmas to dress my living space.

 

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Easter 2018 - Marbled Easter Eggs

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)


Hi everyone and welcome to the Easter 2018 series of projects. You still have a couple of weeks to get going on some projects and we have some ideas with some free templates for you to use as well! The theme this year is definitely eggs, as you will see and I hope you enjoy looking at the photos and trying som...

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Valentines Day Projects 2018 - Love Letters free printables

Posted on February 10, 2018 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Today's project is a simple message banner, which you can make to say anything you like! I would suggest you keep it clean, especially if you are displaying your message in a public place!

 

I have just cut out my letters...

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Valentines Day Projects 2018 - Mini Heart Flower Pot

Posted on February 8, 2018 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Todays project idea is to make a cute little plant pot filled with hearts and love. It was really quick to do and a nice little gift for someone special. Again, I think Valentine's Day is about telling those you love how you appreciate them as much as for lovers, so you could make this for a friend or fami...

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Valentines Day Projects 2018 - Decorated Pegs and Love Notes

Posted on February 7, 2018 at 2:20 AM Comments comments (0)


If you followed the Christmas projects posted on the blog, you will have seen that decorated pegs featured in a few of them. I love the effect from simply painting the pegs white and stamping on them. For this project, I have stamped individual letters and used them to keep my decorated money wal...

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Valentines Day Projects 2018 - Valentines Mini Canvas

Posted on February 6, 2018 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (0)


Welcome to the second project idea in this year's Valentines Day Series of projects. This sweet little mini canvas was so simple to make but I love how it turned out. I am inspired to make lots more of these little art pieces, so once I have got finished with all the other things I have planned, I will be l...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Chipboard Screen Template Display Card

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)


At last I have got around to putting up some Christmas decorations! Actually, this year was the first year ever that I really didn't want to get involved in it all. For some reason, maybe age, maybe generally being a humbug, I just didn't want to go in the loft and pull down the...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Paper Strip Ornaments

Posted on November 29, 2017 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (1)

Hello and welcome back!

 

Today, we have another easy project for you as part of our ongoing Christmas 2017 Series.

 

There is a free ...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Alcohol Ink Foiled Bauble

Posted on November 27, 2017 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Today I wanted to share a project that I stumbled upon while I was messing about doing something else and in fact it turned out really well, so I was excited to post it up here on the blog.

 

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Christmas 2017 Series - Tissue Baubles or Ornaments 2

Posted on November 22, 2017 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (2)


Gotta love these upcycle projects! I'm back to my tree decorations again today. That same box or baubles/ornaments bought last year in the sales is getting some use this year. I am so pleased with the twig tree covered in all these creations and if you like doing these kind of projects ...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Beaded Paper Strip Tree Ornaments

Posted on November 19, 2017 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (1)


This is a project based upon one that you can find all over the web but I wanted to make my own version and to make it easy for you, there is a template on the Member's pages that you can pick up if you register with the site.

 

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Christmas 2017 Series - Distress Oxide Tissue Baubles

Posted on November 18, 2017 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (1)


As promised, we are continuing with the Distress Oxide Crumpled Tissue Technique, this time using it to decorate some cheap, nasty Christmas baubles/ornaments.

 

I love upcycling things to make som...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Quick Gift Tags Free Template

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (1)


Yesterday, we posted up a free template to make those lovely twine trees. You can use the same template (in the smallest size) to make these quick little gift tags. I hav...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Twine Trees Free Template

Posted on November 14, 2017 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (1)


Welcome to Day three of our Christmas 2017 Series!


Today I have a really simple but beautiful project for your that honestly takes minutes to make.You can make these lovely twine trees to hang as a decoration aro...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Toilet Roll Pillow Boxes

Posted on November 13, 2017 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (2)


I seriously love upcycle and recyclye projects. I guess I have just become a bit meaner in my old age, or maybe I just like to see what I can do with all those things we usually throw out!


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Christmas 2017 Series - Five Ways With Decorated Pegs

Posted on November 13, 2017 at 1:55 AM Comments comments (3)

 


I really love making use of things around the home and transforming them into lovely and useful projects. Here is one that just uses simple and very cheap wooden clothes pegs which you can pick up in more or less any store. You can really go to town with decorating here. For my pegs I have painted...

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Technique Book Project using Homemade Texture Paste

Posted on June 28, 2017 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (1)


Ok, so today we are using the texture paste made in the last post to create a lovely cover for a book that will be where I want to store my samples for the distress inks and other things that I discover. I am using some precut covers from Zutter and I will be using my Bind it All to make up t...

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Easter 2017 - Twine Covered Easter Eggs

Posted on April 6, 2017 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (0)


I think Easter lends itself to the natural look really well. Twines, raffias, simple Spring flowers, all make us feel part of the season. Following on from our earlier project where we make some lovely little Easter twine baskets, here is another decorative idea for you to try. T...

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Easter 2017 - Mini Easter Boxes with Member's Template

Posted on April 5, 2017 at 12:30 PM Comments comments (1)


I absolutely adore making mini boxes, there is something deeply satisfying about making a box for some reason. Easter gifts are usually associated with baskets but boxes can make a nice change and can work well with most of the mini Easter eggs you can buy. These little boxes can be made with or wit...

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