DIY Etsy Influences

Embroider with meaning

Embroidery has in the past few years become a cool creative activity. As the record player and vinyl became a trendy thing to have and own – embroidery is now a trendy thing to learn and do. I  also got on the bandwagon a couple of years ago. It’s a great activity for when you’ve …

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Garden DIYs for Summer

Here are 5 summer garden DIYs that we’ve found and would love to make! Perfect for getting you in the mood for summer and your garden looking BBQ ready. Tea light holders. This is a simple DIY that offers a fun way to have extra light in your garden as well as some recycling! (Click the …

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New Years Eve Party Inspiration

With Christmas nearly out of the way it is time to start thinking about New Years Eve! Here are a few of our favourite ideas for decorating ready for the night. Perfect for a quiet family occasion or full on party! Balloons!       Balloons are simple and versatile decorations for New Years Eve! Fill …

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Halloween DIYs 2!

Here is another selection of DIYs for this Halloween season. This time we’ve focused on the use of paper to create these haunting pieces. For The Wall    Bats are a quick and effective theme at Halloween. These two examples are easily done. The left is a very sophisticated way to get a little fun decoration …

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Halloween DIYs!

The spooking hour is nearly upon us so, over the next few weeks, we will be posting some crafty little creepy DIY decorations. First up is a collection of simple but effective themed makes for the home. Spiders and webs!      Take a black plastic bin bag and cut it up to make this …

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Autumn DIYs

With Autumn officially starting tomorrow we’ve found some great little DIYs that you can make with the nature that comes with the season.      By far the best part of this season is the falling autumnal leaves. The colours and the crunch under foot is a sure sign that autumn has arrived. Here is a …

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DIY Craftiness

Here are a few little DIYs for your home. 1) Adding text to bottles and jars.    Here are a couple of great ways to add text to your jars or bottles. Great for identifying different kitchen ingredients or just adding a personal touch. Use a hot glue gun to add text onto a jar. When …

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DIY – Removing wallpaper

Having just spent a few hours helping to remove some very very old wallpaper from a bedroom here are some top tips for making the job go a smooth as possible. 1) Tear it Wallpaper normally will have  a top layer and a backing layer. The first step is to pull the top layer off, start in the …

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Kid Friendly Summer DIYs

Some simple DIYs that the kids can get involved with (if you’re stuck with what to do this summer). Both for your home and for the kids. For Plants: Use pegs and cleaned out tuna tins to create a fun little pot for a plant. Perfect for a table centre piece. Use old water bottles …

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Summer DIY – Tie Dye

With this sunny weather its the perfect opportunity to get your tie dye on. Tie dye doesn’t just work on tops it works on soft furnishings too. From cushions to curtains, tie dye can add a fun and colourful touch to any room.        There are many different ways to tie dye above is a sample …

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