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How to… Make Dandelion Soap

| May 18, 2012 | 19 Comments
How to… Make Dandelion Soap

Here is a lovely guest post from the Liz over at Me and My Shadow! As you know Liz has guest posted with me before with some lovely organza flowers. And now she is back with these great dandelion soaps – what a great way to “convert” what is a weed into something useful and […]

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How to.. make a No Sew Alice Band (in 5min)

| May 4, 2012 | 12 Comments
How to.. make a No Sew Alice Band (in 5min)

Oh my, this “”How To make a No Sew Alice Band” – must be my quickest and craftiest cheat EVER! The idea came from my Mother in Law, apparently she had them as a child. I added some no sew craftiest by whipping out the stapler and hey presto – bright colourful Alice Bands….. I […]

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How to… Make an Easy No Sew Tutu

| March 16, 2012 | 31 Comments
How to… Make an Easy No Sew Tutu

This week’s tutorial is a lovely easy how to make a tutu… Though I am getting better and keener at sewing, I do love all things no sew, as not everyone likes to sew or has a sewing machine. So when Anna from The Imagination Tree shared this no sew tutu with me, I knew […]

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How To… make Egg Candles for Easter

| February 24, 2012 | 27 Comments
How To… make Egg Candles for Easter

Welcome back to this week’s How To where I show you how to make a candle again – this time Egg Candles in time for Easter – so if your are looking for Easter Egg ideas, look no further! This is a good time to start planning your Easter Egg ideas, as you have to […]

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How to… make Candle Wicks (& Experiment & Results)

| February 3, 2012 | 31 Comments
How to… make Candle Wicks (& Experiment & Results)

Welcome to this week’s How To – “How to make candle wicks”.  As you know, I love to recycle and each year at Christmas we are left with a lot of old, but perfectly good candles. As a child I once received a candle making kit and loved it. I wanted to have another go […]

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Quick Craft Post: Cardboard Box Doll’s Bed

| December 23, 2011 | 4 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Cardboard Box Doll’s Bed

A quick craft post to share Pip Squeak’s doll’s bed that she will receive this Christmas. Finally, it is finished – though not sure why it took so long, it was really quick to make: The Bed One pretty cardboard box (this one contained the gingerbread houses that we made) All I did was cut […]

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How to… Make A Cardboard Dolls House

| December 23, 2011 | 42 Comments
How to… Make A Cardboard Dolls House

This week, I wanted to “show off” our Cardboard Dolls House. There are MANY ways of course of making your own dolls house and this is just how we made it.. A while back, I bought some little wooden dolls for Pip Squeak’s birthday, as well as a random set of kitchen furniture. It was […]

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How to make a Shabby Chic Cake Stand (Guest Post)

| November 25, 2011 | 17 Comments
How to make a Shabby Chic Cake Stand (Guest Post)

Welcome to this week’s lovely Guest Post. This week, Zoe from Playing By The Book shares her delightful “How to make a shabby chic cake stand that even Kirsty Alsopp might be proud of!”. Shabby Chic is all the rage these days and I think this plate stand is fabulous. I spotted it a few […]

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How to… Make Dried Orange Slices & Craft Ideas

| November 18, 2011 | 67 Comments
How to… Make Dried Orange Slices & Craft Ideas

A very quick craft for you – how to dry orange slices for Christmas. I love the “rustic” look of dried oranges – they are so simple and yet so cheerful and Christmassy. I have only really had time to dry our slices and to hang them by a ribbon (I do actually think this […]

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How to… make a Fabric Notice Board (Guest Post)

| November 18, 2011 | 5 Comments
How to… make a Fabric Notice Board (Guest Post)

Welcome back to this week’s “How To”, we have a “How to Make a Fabric Notice Board” for you.. What to do with an old frame? Upcycle of course! The lovely Kelly Innes from Domestic Goddesque is visiting again (she shared her fabulous Peg Wreath a couple of weeks ago). If you didn’t get a […]

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How to… Make a Bird Nest Necklace

| October 28, 2011 | 34 Comments
How to… Make a Bird Nest Necklace

Another lovely How To Guest Post for you this week – Bird Nest Necklaces – or jewellery for beginners as I like to think of it!! I love this wonderfully pretty guest post from Sarah. Sarah has a wonderful blog called Sarah Ortega with lots of wonderful photographs but also lots of great DIY and […]

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Quick Craft Post: Halloween Lanterns (vlog)

| October 20, 2011 | 38 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Halloween Lanterns (vlog)

A quick and fun Halloween Craft for you – the tissue paper jar lanterns. I am not surprised that these are so popular in the U.S. they are fun, easy and quick to make… as well as being nice and safe for small hands too! Materials: Clean Jam Jar (the bigger the better), orange tissue […]

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How To… Make Paper Quilled Daisy Earring (Guest Post)

| September 23, 2011 | 27 Comments
How To… Make Paper Quilled Daisy Earring (Guest Post)

Welcome to this “Paper Quilling How To”, brought to you by the lovely Honey from Honeys Quilling. I first met Honey few months ago when I joined a collaborative ebook prokect – Make It Easy. Honey really has a fabulous passoin for Paper Quilling – a craft that I haven’t had a go since my […]

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How to… make Sand Beads

| July 29, 2011 | 27 Comments
How to… make Sand Beads

Hello Welcome back to this week’s tutorial: How to Make Sand Beads! That is right making beads, from more or less JUST SAND! I first had the idea whilst having a twitter chat about plaster of paris (don’t ask) and I suddenly wondered whether it was “possible”… There seemed to be “very little” out there. […]

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