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Barb DiPietro
Meet the maker

Welcome! I’m Barb!

I’m the determined ‘maker’ behind this site. If you are here you probably want to make stuff and I’m here to help. After decades of teaching and hands-on experience with all kinds of media I have created tutorials for you. I design, make, test and perfect my unique projects so I can share all my tips & tricks. I’ve been DIY’ing since before the term was invented! ‘Won’t you come, join me!

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My design ideas for around the house; whether furniture up-cycles or interior make-overs – often very budget friendly.


My concrete craft & design projects are the most unique on the web. Nature provides constant and timeless inspiration.

Summer means having fun & CONCRETE CRAFTING! My unique concrete designs have been some of my most popular projects.

Check out the dozens of ways to use concrete to make everything from bowls, chairs, orbs to using concrete draping for Spooks and light weight rocks. Don’t worry, I’ll also share all my tips and tricks.

Art & Design

You too can be an artist with my tips & tutorials. My ambition is to help enable everyone be creative.

Craft & Fibre

Bringing over 50 years of sewing experience I still find great new ways to push design with fabric & fibre. Dyeing, felting, painting and printing allows endless possibilities.