Book Making

Book Making

We’re in the middle of the most amazing project and as part of that I’m discovering more and more about book making (not the betting kind).  Of course I want to share this amazing way of creating your own book with you!  Whether you want to make your own...
Wet Felting

Wet Felting

There comes a time when you just have to admit that you can’t do it as well as others have done before you.  So, rather than type out instructions, here’s a great video to show you a great way to make wet felt.  I used to do it the very messy way, with...
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...
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