Posts tagged - DIY

Brewing Adventures

Posted on November 19th, 2015

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You might not know this about me, but I like to brew beer. Over the past few years, this interest has grown from a passing phase to a full-blown passion. Now we that find our house is becoming too small to support our habit… a whole wall of our bedroom is stacked with boxes of […]

Weave a Christmas Star

Posted on December 21st, 2014

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We had a Christmas decorating competition at work last week and my teammates and I wove a whole lot of stars to create a Christmas installation.  These stars make great decorations for your tree or home.    You can make them from various materials – flax, sturdy ribbon, and paper are all great options.  Since […]

Make This: Lavender Heart Sachets

Posted on December 11th, 2013

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I’d been wondering what to make as prizes for one of the games we were playing at my sister’s hen’s party, when I came across a bunch of dried lavender at a local gardening shop.  The answer was right in front of me: heart-shaped lavender sachets! Lavender sachets make great little presents.  It’s always nice […]

Easy DIY: Crafty Pegs

Posted on October 1st, 2013

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I’m getting ready to do some craft markets before Christmas, so I’m trying to gather some props and display aids to help me create a more eye-catching stall.  I thought I might have a hanging display as part of my set-up, so I picked up a pack of plain pegs from the hardware stall so […]