DIY tweed moustache handwarmer - click through for more
in DIY + Crafts, Sewing

DIY tweed hand warmer (moustache shaped!)

Crikey, it’s a bit cold isn’t it?! Here in the UK, the frosty winter mornings have been sweeping across the country – and Brits have been responding in style, with wooly jumpers and bobble hats galore. I don’t know about you, but I actually love the cold weather. I like wrapping up warm and going for a walk over frozen terrain. But you know what I don’t like? Cold hands! Ain’t nobody got time for that. That’s why I whipped…

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Mid century modern Scandinavian style living room
in Home décor, Interiors, Life

Behind the scenes: new house update

Eeeeek I’m so excited for this blog post! Why? Because I’m going to be taking you on a little tour around my new house! We’ve not finished decorating (or even unpacking…) yet, but I couldn’t resist giving you a quick update on our progress so far. But before we start the tour, let’s back it up a little… last April, Gareth (my partner) and I set the ball rolling with buying our very first house. We settled on a new…

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Easy and cheap overnight oats recipe
in Recipe, Savoury, Sweet

My cheap and easy overnight oats recipe

I’m just gonna throw a quick disclaimer out there: if you’re one of those people that somehow manages to skip breakfast, then this post is not for you. I am definitely not one of those people! I LOVE breakfast. I love it weird amounts. It’s legit one of the first things I think of when I wake up. Yep, I’m a sucker for food… Anyway, moving on… For the past 12 months or so, I’ve been making overnight oats to enjoy for breakfast….

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in Life, Video

Watch my 2016 “1 second a day” video!

I can’t quite believe it, but this blog post has been a whole YEAR in the making! I feel like it needs a drumroll! Ah what the heck… *taps on desk to mimic drumroll*… I’m finally able to share my 1 second a day video with you! For those that aren’t aware, let’s cast our mind waaay back at the start of 2016. I set myself the challenge of recording 1 second of video footage every single day for a…

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2017 New Year Resolutions The Crafty Gentleman
in Life

2017 resolutions (and looking back on 2016)

Now, I’m really not one for the whole “new year, new me” mantra… I think: why wait until January to make improvements to your life? However, there is something undeniably special about a new year, which lends itself well to the process of goal setting. That’s why I like to use it as an excuse to set myself creative challenges for the coming 12 months. Looking back on 2016 Last year, I set myself one main creative challenge: to learn…

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