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Little spring birdies

A few years ago we started decorating our home for spring. Actually, we originally called the decorations ‘Easter decorations’ but who am I kidding? We are often away at Easter so as with all our decorations, they come out early, at the first sign of new leaves coming into bud. 783 more words


Beach hut storage box - Stash bust project 8

I am very fond of beach huts, I have no idea why, apart from the fact that they always look so cheerful and remind me of Bournemouth where I grew up by the sea. 325 more words

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Recycled paper pots for growing seeds

I am flattered to have been asked to be the School of Thrift’s resident gardening expert. However, I think it would be more than a bit untruthful to describe myself as an expert. 593 more words


I'm Feeling a Little Blue

I think this piece is from The Welsh Beaker Company but I am not sure. If anyone knows anything about it please let me know. From the very little that I was able to discover on the internet The Welsh Beaker Company is no longer in business. 410 more words

entryway plans.

So now that there’s somewhere comfortable to sit, I can direct my attention to other parts of the apartment, like less important things that need to function better or look better. 267 more words


School of Thrift

Blogging is a great way to be more mindful. In the same way that writing a diary makes you reflect on your life, writing a blog gives you a nudge to think just that little bit more about what is important to you and recently, I have been nudged into thinking about the word thrift. 411 more words


Upcycled Quilted Curtain Sample Slip Mat -Stash bust project 7

Another ( genuinely) thrifty project! Following on from the upcycled fabric sample mat previously published ( Stash bust project 1)  I thought I would try another variation with a larger sample. 125 more words

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