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Category Archive: How to make

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 this weekend: Crochet a set of rainbow nesting baskets

Here’s a great project to make this weekend: a set of crocheted rainbow nesting baskets. The step-by-step tutorial by the rather brilliant Marinke of A Creative Being for Crafttuts+ is perfect for crochet beginners and you can use them to store all sorts of knick-knacks – or they’d make a fun tactile toy for babies. […]

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How to make your own Hobbiton Miniature Garden

Look what I made! It’s a Hobbiton miniature garden – complete with Hobbits! I made this project for my brand new gig as editor over on Crafttuts+. Please come over and say hello if you love making stuff – I’ve pulled together an awesome team of contributors including Kitiya Palaskas, Lisa Tilse from The Red […]

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How to make Beci Orpin’s giant confetti wall

How amazing does this giant confetti wall look? It’s just one of the superb DIY projects you’ll find in Beci Orpin‘s fabulous new book, Find & Keep. Published by the super-cool Hardie Grant peeps (also publishers of Meet Me at Mike’s books), this book is definitely a find – and a keeper. Check out the […]

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FREE printables: Jubilee cupcake toppers and cake banners

To celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee next weekend, I’ve designed some special Wee Birdy cupcake toppers and cake banners! They’re free to download and print and super-easy to assemble. Jubilee cupcake toppers All you need is a colour printer, some cardboard (a cereal box will do or some red or blue cardboard would look great), […]

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Wee Christmas finds: The best gift wrapping ideas

Have you started wrapping your presents yet? I’ve rounded up some of the best ideas from Pinterest. Funnily enough, my favourite parcels are all wrapped with brown kraft paper. And I love the idea of drawing pictures/patterns straight onto the wrap with a white or silver pen. So clever. I’m still making pom-poms for my […]

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