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Refurbished toy chest

In Jan 2017, we visited our local charity furniture shop and bought this old toy chest for €35. It was covered in stickers and cello tape and horrible paint clearly the kids were let design it themselves! 122 more words


Singer 66K - another homecoming

I’ve already had one of these – a Singer 66K with Lotus decals (although I think they are thistles really). But I sold it in a misguided attempt to reduce the number of machines in my sewing corner. 378 more words

Sewing Machines

Day 426: Planning/Structuring My Next Move

Creating a structure, a plan, a way to go, it takes time, it takes effort, and sometimes, it feels like its not worth it. Hell, why not just go for it immediately? 896 more words


Maggie Anne Beauty: Review & Swatches (with exclusive 25% Discount!)

​Maggie Anne Beauty – 3 Free Nail Polishes By Suzana Salvador.

“Our 6 toxin free gel effect nail polishes are ultra glossy, high shine, with a sensational gel like finish.

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Table & Chairs - Home Furniture

When I first picked up these table and chairs I didn’t realise how much work would be involved in them.  The table was filthy where the previous owners hadn’t used them in years and the kids had drawn all over them!  146 more words


Cooking Varnish

Have you ever wondered how varnish is made for musical instruments? One Saturday we decided to cook up some varnish with resin and linseed oil. It’s important to have the oil the right temperature and hold it steady before combining it with the bubbling resin.


Varnish heat tank and 'helper tray' for 12x20

So last night it was driving me nuts while I was in bed. Lying there thinking about the varnish and the evenness of developing on the big plates and just lay there brainstorming. 753 more words