These were actually really fun to make. The materials can be super cheap to get as well, all you need is a bundle of ribbon, preferably complimentary colours and a little fabric for the inner bag. Sorry guys, the pictures don’t do them justice, I suggest you try making your own so you can see…… Continue reading ~Ribbon Bags~
As we’re approaching autumn, fruits ripen, leaves change hues and small animals start to stock up on food. This goes the same for fairies, they find it extremely hard to fly in the winter due to their delicate wings. So being the generous person I am I have decided to make them fairy doors for…… Continue reading Secret Garden
So it turns out that every adult can still have a ridiculously fun time tie-dying fabrics. (Oh I forgot, it’s not called tie dye when you’re an adult, it’s called shibori.) The art of Japanese resist dyeing. It involves folding, pleating and manipulating fabrics, then dipping them or submerging them in dye to create extraordinary patterns. Traditionally…… Continue reading Tie Dye Madness (Shibori)
So I’m going through an ocean phase at the moment and have started to doodle a few sea creatures. Octopus are amazing creatures, did you know they have three hearts!? They can also change their shape, pattern, colour and even texture to blend in with their backgrounds. To celebrate these awesome eight-legged beings I’ve drawn…… Continue reading Creatures of the Deep
I organised my Nan’s 70th birthday party and decided to make some bunting and now I can’t stop! It’s so simple yet really brightens up a room, I’ve definitely caught the bunting bug! I must warn you it’s very addictive. It’s also a great way to get rid of extra fabric instead of just throwing it…… Continue reading \/`\/`\/`\/`\/ Fun with Bunting \/`\/`\/`\/`\/
Meet the new additions to the family! Looks like we’re gonna have to build an extension fitting all these guys in!
I’m terrible for walking into a fabric shop with the intention of going in for one thing and end up coming out with heaps of fabric. Since storage is pretty low in the house, I thought it would be best to use the material I have already before buying any more. I had some leftover…… Continue reading Colin the Cuddly Cactus
How to make table decorations from recycled jars.
Make new from the old and recycle your old photo frames! All you need is chalkboard paint (readily available from most DIY shops) a can of spray paint in your favourite colour, and a spot on the wall (or side) to place it. In my personal opinion I think they look great in the kitchen.
Did you ever make anything with polymer clay and have a tiny bit left that you didn’t know what to do with? Well the answer is here! It’s super simple and takes barely any time to create something quirky and unique. Meet my little marble effect ear studs. Instructions are below: All you have to do…… Continue reading What to Do With Your Leftover Polymer Clay