Monday, 12 October 2015

Trio of Cactus Crafts

Even more cactus crafts to add to my collection!

The first one involves making mini clay ornaments with cocktail sticks as the spikes...a clever idea I reckon. Click here for the tute.
These funny pumpkins would certainly make for an unusual Halloween theme....
..And this painted wall art could be whipped up easily in an hour :)

Friday, 9 October 2015

Floral Decoupage Bench

Would I have thought of decoupaging a garden bench with napkins? Nope!
Does it look brilliant? Yup!
If you agree, check out the DIY here.

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Turkey & Pumpkin Garland

Even though we don't have Thanksgiving here in the UK, I had to include this garland tutorial because it's just so adorable!
Of course, if you don't celebrate Thanksgiving either, then a garland of pumpkins for Halloween would look great too :)

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Friday, 2 October 2015

Fruity Keychains

These vivid and cheerful fruit keyrings are made from clay, and are finished with nail polish to give them shine. Click here for instructions.

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Wire Pumpkin

Less than a month to go until Halloween, eep!
Time to start thinking about decorations and costumes and all that fun stuff...and I think this sophisticated wire pumpkin would be a good start :)

Monday, 28 September 2015

Giant Pom-Poms

As if regular pom-poms weren't cheerful enough, these giant pom-poms are twice the fun!
You can click here to see how to make them from full balls of yarn.

Friday, 25 September 2015

3D Halloween Frame

How is it nearly Halloween again?? Now THAT'S scary!
If you want to get ahead and make your spooky decorations early this year, this ghostly face idea is a really fun project to start with. 

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Macrame Chair Makeover

Check out this how-to to see the steps required to go from a basic metal chair frame to an awesome hammock chair!

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Plaited Plant Pot

I always love it when clay is plaited together because of the juxtaposition between it being solid but looking like it should be a soft textile.
Find the tutorial for this technique here.

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Pom-Pom Tote Bag

How cute would this bag be for picking up your groceries?!
Click here to see how to customise your own tote with this 3D fruit design.

Monday, 21 September 2015

Acorn Bells

A simple idea which is perfect for could make a bowl of these acorn bells or even just add thread to make them into hanging ornaments. Click here for the DIY.

Friday, 18 September 2015

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Tissue Paper Art

Just about the easiest art ever! I love the way tissue paper looks when different colours are overlapped, and this wall art makes full use of that effect.

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Pocket Circus

This charming tutorial shows you how to make little miniature figures and props for a circus scene - which you can put on your desk to cheer yourself up!

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

DIY Magazine Hanger

This sling-style magazine holder is simple to put together and can be expanded to hold even more magazines if you wish. Click here for the how-to.

Monday, 14 September 2015

Wrapped Twine Necklace

The necklace created in this tutorial gives me a lot of inspiration for making my own; I love the look of twine and rainbow embroidery threads combined.

Friday, 11 September 2015

Falling Stars Card

This gorgeous card has been painted & embroidered, and would make a fantastic greeting for that someone special. Click here for the DIY instructions.

Thursday, 10 September 2015

Pencil Jewellery

This tutorial shows you how to transform coloured pencils into earrings and a necklace!

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Woven T-Shirt Rug

How can you not smile looking at this? So colourful!
Check out how to make it - with t-shirts and a hula hoop - here.