Category Archives: Crafts

Pimp my van

One of the ongoing projects over the summer has been to ‘pimp’ our old faithful caravan. Although it’s a few years old, the van is in pretty good condition, however the interior was a little dated. Very beige. Very, very, … Continue reading

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These ‘tree change’ dolls are so beautiful

I came across this link on my twitter feed. A Tasmanian artist named Sonia Singh is rescuing “fashion” dolls from second hand shops and repainting their (in my opinion) grotesquely made-up faces to make them look like ‘real’ girls. She … Continue reading

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New project

I picked up this little beauty in the BHF (British Heart Foundation) charity shop last week. Just £40. I am planning a paint job and it will sit in the guest room in place of the drawers that I never … Continue reading

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Project completed or ‘I love it when a plan comes together’

Have you missed me? This is my first post since the 365 challenge ended. I took a little break but now …I’m back!! I have been thinking about this blog and whether I should stick to a theme or try … Continue reading

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310/365 Today I…blew my mind

Today I found a website that promised “221 Upcycling Ideas That Will Blow Your Mind” and it kinda did! find it here I didn’t get through all 221, many of them use paint chip cards which I had not considered … Continue reading

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Reblogged: Renegade Craft Fair London 2014

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You might remember back in September, I told you about the upcoming Renegade Craft Fair at London’s Old Truman Brewery, just a stone’s throw from Old Spitalfields Market. After waiting patiently, I was excited to…

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274/365 Today I.. am passing on an opportunity for crafters

Today I came across this on twitter- I have seen so many talented crafters on WordPress- I thought I would use today’s post to share this … JOHN LEWIS MAKER OPPORTUNITY Description At John Lewis we are passionate about finding products that … Continue reading

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182/365 Today I…am inspired by Kirstie

Today I…have been inspired by the fabulous Kirstie Allsopp. I have been watching her programme on TV tonight- Fill your house for FREE on Channel 4. There are some amazing ideas if you are able to look at things in a different … Continue reading

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143/365 Today I…am looking at UFOs

Today I…am returning to my Un-Finished Objectives list. The football is on for a month (A MONTH !!!) so nothing to distract me from completing some -or all- of my UFOs. I last updated the list, pre-exams on 12 May.  This is … Continue reading

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132/365 Today I…am looking for inspiration

Today I… am looking for ideas. One of the items on my list of UFOs ( un- finished objectives) is to complete the top of an up-cycled garden table. The table in question was rescued from the local recycling centre … Continue reading

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