Make Your Own Chalk Paints

Make Your Own Chalk Paints

Chalk paints are amazing!  You need very little preparation and they will paint on almost any surface and a little paint goes a long way. They can also be pretty expensive.  Yet, they are pretty simple and inexpensive to make yourself.  And by making them yourself you...
What To Do With A Shell

What To Do With A Shell

I recently bought some scallops in the supermarket in the shell.  It always feel wrong to throw them away, so , I sprinkles some seed compost on to the shell and covered it with mustard cress seeds, like so: After a few days:   And a week later….  And just wait...
Herb Pots

Herb Pots

Turn old jars into a kitchen herb garden! You will need some clean jars, masking tape, blackboard paint and decorative stones. Firstly, use the masking tape to create a rectangle where you can paint as shown:                Once the paint has dried gently peel off the...
Paint a Plant Pot

Paint a Plant Pot

Painting your own terra cotta plant pot is just easy peasy!  Create something that is unique to you. Look for plant pots in your local garden centre and buy some taster pots of masonry paint.  The great thing about masonry paint is that is it meant for outside, so...