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Simple Soda Can Concrete

Simple Soda Can Concrete

Once you really start to look around there are so many ways you can make things, especially concrete things! This project can't be much easier; it's probably easier than making pancakes! Soda cans are everywhere, and can make cool shapes when wrinkled. (lightbulb-over-head-moment) Why not use them as a disposable…

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DIY Shibori Dyed Duvet Cover

DIY Shibori Dyed Duvet Cover

Is it getting a bit dull in the bedroom!? I hear ya... Well, (I can help) this easy DIY is a simplified version of Shibori dyeing and doesn't require a big vat of blue dye or turning yourself into a blue 'smurf'! Take that new or dingy white linen to…

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License Plate Journal & Desk Set

License Plate Journal & Desk Set

I bet you have at least one license plate hanging around somewhere. Once you start to make gifts it becomes a habit. And it starts to become expected. So what can you get that car enthusiast guy? Yup, it's birthday time for my ‘cars-and-everything-about-cars’ son. How appropriate is it that this…

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‘It’s All For The Birds’

‘It’s all for the Birds’

I'm feeling a bit silly about this project. Ya, I'm odd but I have a 'thing' for birds and their nests. I guess it could be called a 'collection' of sorts. My real birds' nests may seem somewhat unhygienic so I have figured out a better way to make some nests and…

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Upcycle Your Bottles Into Cloches & Domes

Upcycle your bottles into Cloches & Domes

Have you ever noticed how one project just leads to another? Planting my cloche waterfall/terrarium has lead me to some more creative use of glass (and it won't be ending there...) It's sad to see when the 'older' generation give up some of their winemaking crafts! So, let's rescue some demijohns…

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Sport Jersey Quilt And Display

Sport Jersey Quilt and Display

It took a lot of sweat and perseverance to get that jersey and medal...so why not keep it around and display it?! Almost everyone has a collection of some sort from various sports and destinations. The variety of colours, graphics and typography are awesome and make great wall art. This…

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The Shibori Chair Makeover

The Shibori Chair Makeover

If you are like me, there are times that you find a 'treasure' that you love but aren't really sure what it will become. Oh, and before you know it, there are few too many of these treasures! It's time to get on with these! This mega-old antique chair was an…

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Paint Everything White (quickly)

Paint Everything White (quickly)

Well, with the start of a new year there is a tendency to want to make changes. We tire of what we have and think something new will give us a new spark! Yes, I agree, but I believe if you repurpose then you will be happier on even more levels.…

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Simplified Shibori Dyeing

Simplified Shibori Dyeing

My apologies; I have been so busy engulfed in my new art form; Shibori style dyeing. The idea came to me when I realized I had too many white blouses. If you know me, you know I LOVE to repurpose. What better way to give a new life to clothing or anything white than…

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