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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


Upcycling tin cans

In the spirit of myThrifty Crafting Pledge and my intention to reuse and recycle, When I made dinner last night and was left with empty tin cans, I stuck them in the dishwasher So that I could upcycle them into something else. 686 more words


Thrift shops and flea markets in Japan

I am in love! With a 100¥ pair of culottes I found at a flea market in Osaka. My obsession for seeking sustainable second hand treasures runs deep, here are some of the second hand secrets I discovered in Japan. 882 more words


Digging through my chilhood stuff

When i went back to Egypt early this summer, i found my mom giving me my old stuff to organize and to get rid of what i don’t need, as long as i moved out of the country, and i just keep on crowding my parents home with it. 166 more words


Lovely surprise

Yesterday, I posted a picture of the Fabulous freebies with issue 147 of card making and Papercraft. I took the magazine to work today in the hopes I would get a lunch break and read it. 139 more words