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Mess~Free Painting

Amelia really enjoys arts and crafts at her local toddlers group so I thought we could give it a go at home to. I’ve been pretty slack on crafts at home mainly because I’m dreading the huge mess I just know Amelia will make, especially as we have fabric chairs pretty prone to paint stains! 209 more words

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Have you ever wanted to start your dream business?

Dream businesses are meant to be things of dreams, right? Things for the people who are financially able, have funding or investment. Not for the ordinary folks with kids and bills to pay. 870 more words


dress form a la Mrs G

I can rarely buy trousers off the peg within my budget that fit me and since I actually took an evening class course on how to construct patterns, I thought it was time that I made my own again. 363 more words

Crafty Bits

Shibori on the Clothesline

Today I was motivated to do some shibori dying. I just adore seeing a full clothesline too.

I’m just so in love with this process, it involves folding/wrapping/clamping/tying as a way of creating a resist, then when dipped in indigo dye the results are magic. 163 more words


Homemade Name Signs

Here I am showing you the letters I decorated for Amelia’s room. I plan to put them above her crib like a design I saw on pintrest. 133 more words


Blackheart Creatives DIY Jewellery Box

I discovered Blackheart Creatives through Twitter and loved the fun things they sell.

So when they released a DIY jewellery box I leapt at the chance. 222 more words


felt embroidery

While I was stitching this teapot piece I remembered that the last time I did any major piece of hand embroidery on felt was in the ’60s. 151 more words