Hats off

It’s half term guys…almost Summer…last weekend was a scorcher, so much so that I scored a sun hat for £1 from a charity stall at a local fair as I was in danger of becoming a burnt offering to the sun god(s). Scroll fwd to today, rain, cold, dank. I needed a spritz of summer….

Book it!

Getting ready for Christmas?! Have a quick look at my little ebook – 99p for lots of project ideas, all tried and tested by me and mine. Bargain!!< </a>

Check the box

Up cycling a nappy carton into a toy box….here’s how…


< I am creased up. I have just spent hours messing around with origami and these two little dresses are what I ended up with. I guess I'm not a born folder of paper. But, it's been really good fun. And I will improve. Hope you like the paper too, although it's difficult to see…


A quick project…. Plain wood frame from the charidee spruced up with fabulous Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and blue lace washi tape round the outside edge. The little sketch was too small so I made an inner frame from some craft paper to hide the edges. Voila!!!

Light touch

  I have never played with lampshades before, but I Will again. I’m thrilled! Want to make one too? Here’s how.. find an old lampshade. Mine was 50p from my local charidee. I ripped off the lampshade tape top and bottom but left the shade. using watered down PVA glue, stick scraps of fabric all…

Lady Liberty

I’m covered with glue. I’m making an up cycled lampshade using Liberty fabric scraps and decoupage glue. I’m halfway there…it’s either going to be a triumph or…not. Whatever, it’s good for flow.


My brood is growing…