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Category Archive: DIY projects

Make: The Purl Bee Felt Gift Tags

I always keep an eye on the latest patterns coming out of cult New York craft supplies shop, Purl Soho. The shop’s blog, The Purl Bee, regularly features free tutorials and patterns that are fresh, completely on-trend, and use a beautiful palette of colours. It’s a fantastic resource for crafters of all experience levels. They’ve […]

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5 New Christmas Craft Ideas for 2014

If you’re a little bit crafty or just fancy the idea of DIY, Christmas is the perfect time to practice your skills. Get your kids involved if they’re already on school holidays, or have a Christmas crafternoon with your friends and deck your halls with boughs of stuff you’ve made yourself. There is plethora of […]

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Make & Do by Beci Orpin: Pompom Baskets

Beci Orpin is back with her third amazing book, Make & Do, and I’m delighted to give you a sneak peek in this very special excerpt on Wee Birdy today! I’ve chosen to feature her pompom baskets project, because they are really easy to make and you can give them a festive touch for Christmas. […]

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5 Last-Minute DIY Costumes For Halloween

It’s always tricky coming up with a fun and original costume idea, especially when you’re a craft blogger. But there is one blogger who always nails DIY costumes and decorations every year, and that’s Kelly Lander from Studio DIY. I’ve had a few chats with the lovely Kelly over the past couple of years, and […]

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5 Ways to Decorate with Flowers & Tape

The days are getting lighter and longer and at home, the pile of firewood has started to gather dust. Outside my window, the kookaburras and tiny wrens are cleaning their feathers and getting busy with their nests. I’m starting to sneeze. Spring is here in Australia. One of the best things about this time of […]

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Make: A Crochet Basket

Looking for something to make this weekend? If you’ve got basic crochet skills, you can easily whip up a two-tone crochet basket with the step-by-step tutorial over on Crafts & DIY Tuts+. This free crochet pattern was created by Dutch crochet super-star Marinke Slump (aka Wink from A Creative Being), and it’s a really quick […]

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