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Stained Glass Offcuts Patio Set - Stashbust project Number 22

OK, as I was kindly given the off cuts from a stained glass maker I decided to use them up on this patio set. I was given it from Freecycle, in somewhat grotty condition. 804 more words


The Start of Eclectic Yellow House and Making Your House Your Own

I named the blog Eclectic Yellow House for a few reasons. One, and the easiest, I actually live in a yellow house. Two, I like to do so many different things and I wanted a blog that would let me share my love for creating without boxing me into a corner. 1,329 more words



Got a bit thrifty yesterday when I went out for the afternoon with a friend – last iced coffee tradition together before uni! I diverged a bit from my normal shopping habits of scouring eBay and found a few gems! 803 more words


Bramley Apple Chutney

Mr S nipped out to the corner shop. He returned bearing gifts-using his T shirt as a makeshift ‘bag’!

One of our neighbours had a glut of Bramley apples and shared! 210 more words


Monthly roundup number 1

I cannot believe I am already one month into my Thrifty Crafting Pledge! Only 11 left to go. I have actually felt quite good about not being able to buy anything new for my stash overall, yes I’ve been tempted by a few things (if anyone were to gift me nesting star dies I’d be a very happy me), but I’ve really enjoyed turning out my collection and playing. 322 more words


Picture Frame Up-cycle Project

As most of you know we love a car boot bargain and when we spotted these huge picture frames for 50p each well it would have rude to walk away! 180 more words


Repurposing books as Rosettes

Today, I would like to share with you how I make rosettes for my cards and scrapbooks. I know that a lot of people have their own techniques, this way is how I do it. 442 more words