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Charging Station

In my house, we charge all of the devises between the couches. The chords are unsightly! So I had to do something about it. Here I make a charging station that fits in with my decor! 317 more words


DIY: Cat Tent

During one of my many Pinterest pinning sprees I came across a series of photos that showed how to turn a t-shirt into a cat tent. 556 more words


the upcycling cycle

I love social media, to be specific Facebook.  I quite like twitter and Whatsapp is great for group conversations but if I want to waste an hour without noticing then Facebook is the place for me.   588 more words


Wool sweaters to smittens

It’s such a score finding cashmere and soft merino wool sweaters at the thrift store. I felted these sweaters and made a stuffed puppy for my nephew months ago.  369 more words


Zero Waste = Scary, LESS waste = Totally doable

I love the Zero Waste movement and think it is amazing that there are people achieving so much for the environment, but I doubt that I am alone in feeling rather overwhelmed by the very idea of ZERO waste and sometimes the all or nothing part of our brains kick in and unfortunately it’s not the Zero Waste that wins but the no action, so lets put zero waste aside for a min (probably more like years at the moment) and say instead “I am going to waste LESS” less is a great word, less is so achievable, there are so many ways we could waste less, less is inclusive, less is accepting, less is out friend. 465 more words

Eco Living

Who's in your shed?

Last New Years Eve, in torrential rain, three of us took the van, and we emptied and dismantled my beloved green shed from my ex-allotment plot… 503 more words


cake tins and pin cushions

We are downsizing and blocking off the Barn and Gin Gan to make a 3 bedroom house to let.  We have a lot of floorspace that now the girls are growing up and leaving home we don’t really need, and with an old stonebuilt house like ours it costs a small fortune to upkeep and to heat so the extra income will be good too! 224 more words