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Hello world!

Those who know me will know that I love my dogs, and that I am always thinking about new ways to make them happy.  In the past I have made toys and cushions etc.  277 more words

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How To Fold a Towel Giraffe

How to Make a Towel Giraffe

I’ve had a few google hits from people looking for instructions on how to fold a towel giraffe, so I thought I should write a post on that.  1,093 more words


Tapestry Time

I’m making a tapestry.

For once, it is actually a tapestry in the usual sense, in that I’m embroidering on an uneven square of canvas. Though perhaps someone will tell me that a ‘proper’ tapestry is woven, not embroidered. 208 more words

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DIY: Plate Spinning

This creative idea is so much fun and gives great results. 

Have you ever heard of plate spinning. Its the arty process of creating splattered paint pieces using a salad spinner. 148 more words


Squid Ray

My youngest was deeply uninspired by her homework to research a sea creature. Even the prospect of drawing a picture of her chosen creature couldn’t raise her interest. 715 more words

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DIY belt made out of ties...

I’ve wanted to make this belt out of ties ever since someone gave me a copy of Mark Montano’s ‘The Big Ass Book of Crafts 2’, many, many years ago. 294 more words

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