Category Archives: Craft Projects

Upcycled Wallet 

I’ve had this leather wallet for over 20 years. I’ve bought and used others in that time, but I keep going back to this one. I just really love the layout, it works for me. But it is well worn, … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Craft Swaps

If you follow me on Instagram you will know that over the last couple of months I’ve participated in not one, but two Harry Potter themed craft swaps.  In December 2016 I was made redundant and it took over 5 … Continue reading

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Dyed Bead Necklace 

I love making jewellery and have more necklaces than I can ever wear, but that doesn’t stop me making more! I bought a bunch of plain wood beads on eBay and wondered how they’d work if I tried dyeing them … Continue reading

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Bohemian Paisley Tea Tins

Months and months ago I picked up these three enamel tins in the op shop with vague ideas to upcycle them in some way. They’ve stayed tucked away in a cupboard until now. I was out and about shopping when … Continue reading

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Knitted Floor Rug

This is something I’ve wanted to do for a while, make a floor rug for the library. It was time consuming, but couldn’t have been simpler. Starting with good old fashioned French knitting, using up various odds and ends of … Continue reading

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Hamsa Hand Amulet

I’ve been thinking about creating a Hamsa hand amulet to hang in my bedroom for ages. Chances are you have seen these symbols on jewellery or clothing at some point, many different cultures and religions use them. For more details … Continue reading

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French Knitted Macrame Style Plant Hanger

After my forays into loom knitting I had an epiphany about old school French knitting. Could it be used like macrame to make plant hangers? Time to find out! With some cream wool I created four strands of French knitting … Continue reading

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