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Wood slice wreath DIY

October 13, 2020

There is something wonderful and versatile about wood slice wreaths. When you make your own DIY wood log wreath you can theme the design to your home. If you are wondering what to make with your old Christmas Tree this is great craft. Let the trunk dry out then cut it into log slices for a variety of craft projects. It takes time to dry…

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How to make an industrial styled scaffolding board coffee table

October 7, 2020

I love the texture and colors of used scaffolding boards. The wood weathers with age giving lovely patterns and marks. It is super easy to create an industrial feel table from old scaffolding boards. I bought these reclaimed scaffolding boards from a reclaim yard, rather handily coming sanded on one side. This post contains Amazon affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to see my…

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Make a scarf from an old t shirt

Scarves are such a versatile helpful addition to one’s wardrobe, never mind cosy and snuggly. Here in the UK autumn is making itself known, it’s the perfect time of year to make your self some beautiful scarves from old t-shirts. There is nothing better than making something new out of something old. I don’t know about you but I always seem to have a pile…

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DIY Face Mask Holder

August 15, 2020

This gorgeous face mask pouch has three pockets, one for clean face masks, one for dirty plus a slip pocket for your hand sanitizer too! The face mask holder is perfect if you have to wear face masks all day. Personally I choose to change my mask once it becomes damp with moisture, replacing with a clean fabric mask. This handy face mask pouch keeps…

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How to fix ripped jeans inner thigh by hand – super easy

August 5, 2020

Learn how to patch jeans inner thigh by hand, it is super easy to fix your ripped jeans. The inner thigh/crotch area of jeans is subject to wear and tear, over time modern stretch denim can tear or develop holes. It is easy to apply a patch of similarly toned denim to the inside of your jeans to cover the hole and importantly strengthen the…

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How to make a DIY wash bag with zip

July 26, 2020

DIY wash bag for washing delicates, underwear and socks. My DIY net delicates lingerie bag is currently also being used for face masks. Learn how to make your own wash bag with zip to hold all your bras, tights, underwear and even face coverings. This is a quick and easy sewing project.  This DIY wash bag uses a former net curtain – the net material…

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