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A tale of an Old Sideboard and an Unwanted Armchair...

I love how things can move from old to new and so it has been with these drawers. Once, long ago, they was my Uncle Peter’s sideboard (and before that, I think, they belonged to my Granny). 624 more words


About me... Make do and Mend!

Hi! Thanks for visiting my blog! My name’s Karl and in 2016 I became a social housing tenant and was fortunate enough to get the opportunity to make a lovely home. 235 more words

Blog 100 - 20.12.17. I shop, therefore I am...

It’s the end of term at St.W’s primary school (where I volunteer) today…we had a party, and the Yr 2s (6-7 year olds) are very happy and looking forward to Christmas. 575 more words

Make Do and Mend...for Designin' December!

When I first heard about Linda’s Designin’ December Challenge, I really wanted to enter, but didn’t think I would be able to since with the holidays coming up and all, I knew I wouldn’t have time to make anything truly spectacular and for some reason that’s where my mind was at – “must make something amazing or it can’t be entered!” – but I decided to throw that ridiculous, self-defeating thought away and just have fun with it! 626 more words


Nothing New in Review

I decided to make this a year when I would buy nothing new for me or my children or the house. There were some exceptions to this… 1,152 more words


Company Alts

As wardrobe you get a lot of requests some strange, like creating wellies that look like the grinch, and some simple, like this ripped shirt sleeve. 43 more words


The lesser of two Weevils...

I’m job hunting at the moment. When i’m job hunting I bake. A lot. I also compulsively consume other people’s blogs a lot while taking breaks from job hunting. 383 more words

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