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Laserbeams

In my quest for DIY wedding decoration ideas I became obsessed with paper art. There is so much beautiful paper-cut art out there but understandably it is expensive, after all it is someone’s (very time consuming!) labour of love. I … Continue reading

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30 Seconds of Fame

I did another little DIY piece for the lovely people at Crafty Magazine in December’s issue. You’ll have to buy it to see it in it’s full glory, but they also asked me some questions and I answered here. Taking … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Christmas

Drooling. I picked up two of these glorious Parker Knoll rocking chairs on ebay a while back for less than the price of a turkey. They don’t look like this….yet. The springs need replacing and one of the rockers has … Continue reading

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The Bells!

Recently I got married. Planning a wedding is a crafter’s dream…or so I originally thought. Six months of glorious projects! By month two of planning I had grand designs on a paper crafted wonderland similar to this Chanel show,¬†punctuated with … Continue reading

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Crafty by Name

How good does this magazine look? Good enough to frame and hang next to your toilet. I agree! Crafty magazine was launched last month and last week issue two came out. As a contributor in the first two issues I … Continue reading

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One Chair, Four Ways

Before I even had a house to call my own, I dreamt about owning furniture like these Ercol armchairs. Well lucky for me I moved in with someone who inherited not just one, but three of them! For years they … Continue reading

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Turning Tables

Take an Ikea changing table bought for ¬£10 off ebay (which was actually perfectly nice before I got my hands on it), give it a bit of a paint job and this changing table was well and truly changed. These … Continue reading

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A Shade Above

I don’t know about you but we seem to have endless amounts of lamps in our house. A room gets redecorated and lamps get banished to a cupboard or are put in a corner where you can’t even to reach … Continue reading

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Ahoy Captain

This armchair taught me one big lesson; don’t attempt a relatively demanding upholstery project when 8 months pregnant! Actually I am surprised bambino didn’t make an early exit in protest as I heaved and hammered my way through this. The … Continue reading

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Well…who would have thought having another tiny person to look after could dominate every spare minute of your time, leave you feeling like you’ll never sleep properly again EVER, and still be the best thing you have ever created? NOT … Continue reading

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