I had such a thrill in June when Turnaround Publishing asked if I would like to review a couple of books. I love books. And these book are great. The Book of Doing has definitely spurred me to do a little more in every day that is just for me, no matter how small. Creativity [...]
I have been known to post recipes-so-simple-they-don’t-need-a-recipe. This post is like that, only with craft. You need:
1. a plate
2. a candlestick
3. a glue gun
Stick 2 to the base of 1 with 3. Spray paint if needed. <I Put the instructions in bold so you didn’t blink and miss them.
…specifically the logo of the Great British Sporting Event. Did you know that this will be the first time that the same essential logo is to be used for both the Olympic and Paralympic games? Nor me. I love Wikipedia! It would have been helpful if someone had pointed out to me slightly earlier that the logo is [...]
Around the World in 12 Dishes recently visited India and DG Manor feasted on Kedgeree for a full 48 hours. Unsurprisingly it was a while before we got round to the craft, but this only worked in our favour, since the rain helped, rather than hindered, our crafting.
I’m going to show you how to make a cheaper alternative to the GLTC Bed in a Bag, which costs a staggering £95.00. My version cost a tenth of that. I used a single duvet cover set that I picked up from a local charity shop for £2.50, and pillows that were on sale from Dunelm Mill. [...]
So remember how I made this poured paint watering can after seeing a brilliant post on Dilly Dali art? Well the following day, I saw another fabulous post on dipped paint votives at Nest of Posies. I found a couple of Nutella glasses in the cupboard, combined the two ideas, and made poured paint votives.
It’s nearing the end-of-term and whilst half of me is trembling with fear as 8 weeks of school-free-time stretches in front of me like an abyss, the other half is looking forward to not getting up with the sparrows and screeching at my children to ‘hurry-up-we’ll-be-late’ for a full sixty minutes each day. Oh, [...]