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Making a Felt Mobile

Inspired by pinterest (yet again!) I made a felt mobile to add further decor and colour to my son’s bedroom. . Stick (found this on a walk in the woods) 20 various coloured Felt Stars Waxed Cotton Thread Needle Drill & … Continue reading

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Making a Hot Air Balloon Lampshade

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I decided to make a hot air balloon lampshade to fit the theme for my son’s bedroom, it was very easy – involving some knitting and sewing. . Materials 6.5mm Knitting Needles Chunky Wool / Yarn Thin card Waxed Cotton … Continue reading

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How To Make Mini Crowns

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At the beginning of this month it was my gorgeous niece’s 1st birthday, I wanted to make her a gift.  I was inspired by something I saw on pinterest and decided to make all three of my lovely nieces a … Continue reading

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Learning to Knit

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I got a great book for my birthday; Knitty Gritty by Aneeta Patel. I have been wanting to learn to knit for a long time so now is my chance. I will update this post with photos of my efforts, … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wedding Gifts

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We are so grateful for the beautiful, generous gifts & cards we received from our family and friend’s for our wedding…there are a few that stand out and those are the very personal / home-made ones, I won’t mention names … Continue reading

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Wedding Project 4; Fabric & Ribbon Pinboard

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I wanted to make a noticeboard to attach the table setting lists and menu to, for our wedding tea party. So I bought a corkboard and decided to cover it with fabric and decorate it with ribbon, I wanted it … Continue reading

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Wedding Project 2; Cake Toppers

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I was inspired by bthanari’s shop on etsy, to create our own personalised wedding cake toppers. I have included a picture of the one that inspired me in particular (above) and below you can see our finished product. I got two … Continue reading

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Wedding Project 1; Cake Stands

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I was inspired by reading this wonderful blog called bee in our bonnet and decided to make the stands for our wedding cakes, with Adam’s help of course! We collected all the wooden parts we needed from Bristol Wood Recycling Project. We got a … Continue reading

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DIY Project 3; Cable Spoon > Mosaic Garden Table

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My third project was turning a cable spool into a mosaic garden table, I found the cable spool and some tiles on freecycle after a lot of searching! Materials Different coloured tiles (some from freecycle, some samples from tile shops) White Grout Spatula … Continue reading

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DIY Project 2; A Lamp Made From a Coat Stand

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Project Two…when we moved I had a coat stand which there was no place for in our new house so I decided to make it into a lamp for the lounge. Materials 2 x Pendant lampshade 4m Electrical flex Lamp … Continue reading

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