Inspiration: Beaded Coasters and Tiles

There are some really clever crafters out there who combine the two while adding a touch of their own personal style.
What I find exciting about this is that these beaded coasters don’t need to be JUST coasters – the designs can be framed as they are to make quirky art, or use a square design to make your own beaded tile! Read More …

DIY: Washable Cotton Wool Pads

I don’t personally use cotton wool pads or make-up remover pads, and crochet isn’t my strong point, but when I found this tutorial my eyes sparkled. I’m all for minimising our mark on the environment and I’m all for upcycling items instead of buying mass-produced products, so (sorry friends) these are going to feature in Read More …

DIY: Pop-Up Valentine’s Card

Nothing says “I dig you only enough to put minimal effort into this relationship” like a corny cliche. Avoid the corn altogether this Valentine’s Day and make something that shows a bit of who you are. I found this cute pop-up card at Lia Griffith‘s site. You can find step-by-step instructions here, or use the inspiration Read More …