Category Archives: everything else

Wine cork wreath

I’ve always wanted to make a Christmas wreath, and I’m hoping that this year I’ll actually get around to it. I’m holding off pruning a holly hedge and a sprawling conifer so that I’ll have some suitable greenery in December. … Continue reading

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When things go wrong

Not all of my crafting endeavours go to plan. I tend not to mention the pear-shaped ones in this blog, I’d rather focus on the things that turn out reasonably presentable and/or useful. But we can all learn from our … Continue reading

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Using photo transfer paper

I’ve always wanted to have a go at transferring an image onto fabric. It used to mean messing around with screens, squeegees and ink, or else a fairly expensive trip to the local photo processing shop where a limited selection … Continue reading

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The Beast from the East

Not much progress to report this week on anything crafty, other than half a sock. This is the second Diversion and I’ve just turned the heel. For once, I haven’t tried to create identical twins. Even if I’d had enough … Continue reading

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Bike chain key rings

My dear husband needed a new bike chain the other day. I’m not sure why, but he’s now on the 3rd since we bought our current bikes in the mid 90s while I am still on the first. Must be … Continue reading

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Kitchen cupboard makeover

Our kitchen is in total disarray at the moment, with all the cupboard doors removed and the contents of the drawers stacked on every available surface. It’s all in aid of sprucing up the room by revamping the units. We … Continue reading

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