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How to Make A Beautiful Painted Wood Pallet Planter

Moroccan Style Painted Wood Pallet Planter

I love my Victorian brick walled garden it looks charming and is full of character, however, the brick work can be a bit dark. That's why a made a painted wood pallet planter for my garden to brighten up and add colour.   I'm really into Moroccan tiling at the moment...
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How to Create a Stunning Sofa with Shibori Dyeing

Outdoor Sofa Upcycle with Indigo Shibori Dyeing (IKEA Hack)

Do you sometimes have an idea for a craft and upcycle but are hesitant to start as it has just as much chance of being a complete Pinterest fail as a big success?   I had seen all these lovely pictures of shibori dyeing and wanted to...
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How to Make a Stunning Printed Map Picture Frame

DIY Printed Map Picture Frame From A Pallet

When I return from special holidays I love to find fun ways to show off the photos. For our last trip, I made a unique map picture frame of our holiday destination.   Along with the Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins, I returned to my hometown of Hong Kong...
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All the Best Ideas for Making Denim Pillows (Cushions)

How to upcycle old jeans into denim pillows

My old jeans stash doesn't seem to be getting any smaller. Now that I have a bit of a reputation of a denim upcycler, friends and family are always passing me their cast-offs.   Not that I'm complaining, please carry on giving me your old denim, I will find...
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A Simple, Affordable and beautiful DIY Feather Lampshade

IKEA Regolit Hack A DIY Feather Lampshade

Slowly I've been doing up my dining room and I'm loving the results. It's becoming one of a bit quirky room with a touch of glam. And I've just added to the fun with this beautiful feather lampshade.   On a recent trip to London, I popped into one...
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How to Make Unique Scaffolding Board Furniture

Tutorial For An Upcycled Chair and Scaffolding Board Furniture Bench

I can't walk past a skip (dumpster) without having a quick look to check if there is anything worth salvaging. Much to my husband's annoyance I often return from walking the dog with some dodgy piece of junk from someone's skip.   I knew I'd scored when...
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