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Super Quick and Easy Valentine Heart Pillow, DIY

January 27, 2020
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Are you inspired by Valentines Day? Let me share with you how easy it is to upcycle materials to hand to sew your own Valentine Heart Pillow. A perfect idea for your valentines day decorations at home this pillow can be made in a mere thirty minutes. Personally I love rag edges on fabric, they add a small three-dimensional look to a project, they are…

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How to line a basket with handles

January 21, 2020
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Do you have a log basket? Fed up with bits of dust and wood falling through onto your floor? Let me show you how to line a basket with handles. My parents have recently moved home and are in the joyous process of making their new home their home if you know what I mean. We’ve been altering their old curtains to fit, building a…

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Large Denim Tote Bag Pattern Hack

January 14, 2020
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It is easy to adjust the large denim tote bag pattern, now my children have grown up a little – OK a lot! (my daughter has turned into a teenager this month!) this bag design is a little big for my needs. So how have I changed the pattern? and where did I start? Let’s start with the changes I have made. I have chosen…

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How to make padded and corded bag handles

January 7, 2020
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Today I am going to show you three different types of bag handles, web handles, padded handles and corded handles. Using different handles can really change up the way a finished bag feels. Personally I love leather, but sometimes bags need a different finish. Let me show you how easy it is to make padded and cord handles.   Please do not be intimidated –…

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How to upcycle a sideboard

December 29, 2019
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I am super excited to share with you how to upcycle a sideboard, this is my upcycled sideboard before and after. There’s nothing quite like using what you have and giving your room a whole new look with some upcycling.  The sideboard sits in the corner of the living room, a bit of a dead space where “stuff” tends to accumulate on the top for…

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Vintage Doilies Christmas Decorations

December 17, 2019
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Do you have inherited vintage doilies that you would love to preserve and find a use for?  Today I am sharing a super quick tutorial with you for vintage doilies Christmas decorations. Vintage doilies are beautiful, for me, they evoke hours of crafting. It’s a real shame when they frequently sit in a drawer rather than finding a way to incorporate them into everyday life. …

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