DIY: Tassel garland.

Pinterest, Instagram. They both have an overload of photographs featuring these pretty little things. I can’t believe i’ve dared  call myself a blogger when I haven’t once featured a tassel garland photograph! Well today that’s changed, and i’m going to show you how to make your very own.   Here’s what you’ll need: Tissue paper, … [Read more…]

Top picks: Wellies.

Did you know, on average the wettest month of the year is December – although if this week has been anything to go by, November is vying for the top spot. Well bearing this in mind & the fact that storm Abigail is supposed to be coming. I thought i’d get practical & find the … [Read more…]

Homemade butter.

I’m all about the basics, whether its sharing my little tweaks to make quality homemade british classics, or simplifying it all with a basic recipe. Today I’m going way back to the very basic of know hows, homemade butter. Butter is used in all baking and most dishes, its been used for thousands of years. … [Read more…]

My craft room wish list.

Its been a month or so since I finished the major work needed in my craft room, although the main work is done, the rest is a long way off. Already though, I love to spend as much time as I can in there. As I mentioned, all the major work has been done – … [Read more…]

DIY: Autumn twig wreath.

I first tried this project back when I lived in Germany, using the array of bushes and trees we had in our garden. Its so simple and cheap, also makes you wonder why the ones in the shops are so expensive. Once we moved back to the UK I cherished it even more, knowing I … [Read more…]

No sew tutu.

  Mischa has been excited for halloween since… well since last halloween. My girl loves to dress up & this year, same as last year she’s requested to be a witch. Not only that, but she wants me to make her a big fluffy skirt. Well Mischa, i’m going to do just that. I first … [Read more…]

A very DIY halloween.

  Its officially the week of halloween! We love this holiday in our house. We aren’t one of those overtop types, the ones that decorate every centimetre of their house in fake spider webs & life-size ghouls. But we do like to put a little around the front of the house for when the trick-o-treaters … [Read more…]

The Craft room re-dec.

I was supposed to get this post up weeks ago, but then I kept buying little bits and bats to add to the room, I was putting it off until everything was finished. Then I realised this would be an ongoing project, I don’t think it will ever be finished.  If I don’t show you … [Read more…]