DIY woven felt planter tutorial
in DIY + Crafts, Other

DIY Woven Felt Planter

Anyone else got a case of the January blues? I usually love winter, but this year I’m just not feeling it… I’m ready for longer days, brighter evenings and (dare I say it?) a bit of sun. Roll on spring! To help keep me sane until the new season arrives, I thought I’d add a few more plants to my home. After all, a bit of greenery is a sure-fire way to freshen up your space and improve your mental…

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DIY felt holly leaf garland
in Christmas, Christmas crafts, recipes and festive inspiration!, DIY + Crafts, Sewing

Make a felt holly leaf garland this Christmas

For me, Christmas is all about the crafting. Handmade gifts, home-cooked meals and crafted decorations, all to the backdrop of some festive tunes… what could be better?! As you might of seen, I recently had the chance to share some of my handmade Christmas decorations on Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas – so I thought it would be good to show how I made them, in case you wanted to give them a try! One of my favourite pieces I made for the show is my…

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DIY key ring leather and felt tutorial
in DIY + Crafts, Leather, Sewing

Leather and felt DIY keyring

Ever get the feeling that you’re drowning in fabric offcuts? Yep, me too. I literally have boxes full of the stuff! Cotton, felt, tweed, leather, silk, denim… you name it, I probably have a scrap of it somewhere. Well, I’ve recently got my hands on the bestselling book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying (seriously, go check it out if you’ve not heard of it – it’s amazing!) and I’m starting to work my way through it. If the book lives…

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DIY Macbook cover satchel inspired | Click for tutorial
in DIY + Crafts, Sewing

Satchel inspired DIY Macbook cover

As a full time digital marketer and a part time blogger, my life revolves around my technology. When I’m not snapping photos on my SLR, I’m busy typing away on my laptop or reading emails on my phone. Sometimes, it’s quite nice to break the routine of sitting at my desk to work, so I’ve recently got into the habit of heading out to local coffee shops with my Macbook and spending a few hours working on blog posts there….

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DIY geometric mathematical cushion cover
in DIY + Crafts, Home décor, Interiors, Sewing

Make a mathematical cushion cover (with a minimalist geometric design)

If you aren’t a regular reader, you might not know that I’m actually a massive nerd, with a Master’s degree in Chemistry. My school years were spent studying maths and science, which then progressed to college and University – you can read more about this, here. Luckily, my partner is a bit of a maths nerd too (he’s actually a Maths teacher), so last Christmas I got to indulge my inner geek by making these mathematical cushion covers as a…

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