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Category Archive: DIY projects

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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Make: Storage Boxes for Your Desk

Here’s another gorgeous and super-easy DIY tutorial I commissioned over on Crafts & DIY Tuts+. In this step-by-step tutorial by Danish crafter Mette Jakobsen from Monsterscircus, you’ll learn how to transform plain wooden boxes into practical storage boxes for your desk. Best of all, like all good things Scandi, it’s functional and looks gorgeous! All […]

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Make: Knit an Easy Baby Blanket

If you’re after an easy and rewarding knitting project, you might fancy this tutorial over on Tuts+ for a colour-blocked cotton baby blanket. Created by talented Seattle-based knitter Andi Satterlund from Untangling Knots, the blanket is knitted from corner to corner, increasing until you reach the widest point and then decreasing back down to create […]

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