August 16, 2016

Cath Kidston Back to School Crafts

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We’ve teamed up with Cath Kidston to bring you a couple of simple craft projects that are just perfect to while away a Summer holiday afternoon. Cath Kidston have two great new collections out for their Back To School campaign and we came up with these two craft projects that go perfectly with them! They’re…

May 27, 2016

Traditional Upholstery at The Goodlife Centre

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We spent last weekend webbing, bashing and stitching our way through an upholstery course at The Goodlife Centre. We had no idea that there was so much involved in traditional upholstery but we loved it and both ended up with a footstool that we’d made ourselves, pretty impressive huh? The Goodlife Centre is in Southwark…

December 16, 2015

DIY Star Bunting

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This week we created a sparkly project for the Tatty Devine blog and thought we’d share it on here too! It’s the most simple of all projects and is perfect for quickly making a room look a little bit more Christmassy. Make the bunting as colourful or as glittery as you like – if you…

December 15, 2015

DIY Christmas Wreath

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I’m going away on holiday this year for Christmas so decided not to decorate at all at home. It didn’t really seem worth it and Christmas seems to get more and more expensive so I figured this would also save me some pennies. Instead I decided to make a wreath for the front door. It’s…

June 24, 2015

National Upcycling Day: Our Gumtree Challenge

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Happy National Upcycling Day! Didn’t know that we had a day for upcycling? Well, we didn’t until today. The 24th of June 2015 marks the UK’s first ever national day of upcycling and we’re pretty happy about its arrival. This day of DIY goodness is aiming to inspire people to use a little bit of…

December 1, 2014

5 Christmas Present Craft Books

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Happy December everyone! With the twelfth month finally here, I’ve rounded up five of our favourite craft books which would all make perfect Christmas presents for your crafty friends and family. I’ve tried to pick something for everyone! 1. For the crochet lover. A Square a Day, Tracey Lord £19.99 This book is a must-have…

May 14, 2014

DIY Drink Cart Upcycle

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We found this (extremely) grimy drink cart abandoned at the end of our road earlier this year and couldn’t leave it lying there. One man’s junk is another’s treasure, right? We dragged it down the street and shoved it in the corner of the dining room.. where it stayed dirty and unloved for a couple…

January 27, 2014

DIY Liberty Rose Hair Clips

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These hair clips were actually made for my by H as a wedding present, perhaps as my token ‘something blue’ as the rhyme goes! It’s about time I put them up on the blog considering the wedding party was way back in September. Sorry for the delay, H! They’re made really simply by folding and…

January 17, 2014

DIY Photo Wall

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This week we were lucky enough to spend an hour or so catching up with the lovey Jojo from Miss Jojangles. We met at Kings Cross station and chatted all things craft over hot drinks and pastries. We love her blog and thought that this week we’d do a ‘Try it Tuesday’ from one of…

January 6, 2014

Crafting in Norfolk

We seem to be making our way around East Anglia with our imaginary crafting adventures! This time, Laura tells us a little bit about Norfolk, somewhere we’ve ALWAYS wanted to visit. Have you ever been? Do you have any other crafty tips for the county? “We’re now into a brand new year (2014, mad!) and…