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Toms Remake

Found this great idea on pinterest.  These are not necessarily ideas that you can only do with Toms, but they are great ways to take old shoes and to create something that can still be worn once they wear out or to create a new form of décor for your house or apartment.  16 more words

marycheshier reblogged this on Travels with Mary and commented:

Great ideas!

Garage Sale Trail Saturday 25th October

So the next big thing on the list now that VCM is done and dusted is the Garage Sale Trail on the 25th of October! 278 more words



The bolero is done. It took a lot of time but I am very happy with the way it turned out.

The sleeves are really over the top! 112 more words


An owl made from a the cardboard tube inside a toilet roll

Find the tutorial here: http://www.happyclippings.com/2013/01/diy-valentine-paper-roll-owls.html

Great fun for kids and parents :)

Being Mum

Saving an old chair

I have this chair that I inherited from my grandparents. It’s not a fancy antique chair but it is precious to me. I remember it from my childhood and the visits there. 160 more words


Steampunk Utility Belt

This backpack was given to me by my hubby about 20 years ago.   It had become very worn out and should probably have been retired, but the emotional attachments were strong.   215 more words


Top 10 Finds of 2014: Life of a Thrifter

Over the course of the year, I’ve found some pretty cool items. Below are ten of my favorite things I’ve bought and sold in my… 95 more words

Selling On Ebay