Recent Posts by Claire Armstrong

A Simple, Affordable and beautiful DIY Feather Lampshade

IKEA Rigolet 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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How To Make a Fun Wall Key Holder From Junk

Upcycle Scrap Wood Into a Unique Wall Key Holder

I seem to spend half my life looking for my keys especially my car keys. What I need to do is put them in the same place every time so I know where they are!   That's why I decided to make a fun wall key holder for...
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How to Make a Unique Marimekko Bench

Using Paper Napkin Decoupage to Make a Marimekko Bench

How do you transform a grotty old garden bench? How about some cool decoupage with designer paper napkins and transform it into a Marimekko bench.   I am a huge Marimekko fan, I just love their fabrics and Scandi/Nordic style. For those of you who don't know...
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How To Use Wallpaper To Decoupage Table Top

Get A Designer Look: Decoupage Furniture With Wallpaper

My friend Wendy's dining room table is not just for eating on, she and her sons also paint and craft on it. The table is well used and as a result full of scratches, marks and even a great big dirty iron burn. It was time to...
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How To Make A Denim Patchwork Chair

DIY Hexagon Denim Patchwork For A Chair Seat Pad

Quick crafts are great but I also love a bit of slow crafting, especially if it's a portable one that can be done in front of Netflix whilst watching a box set.   You see, I'm a bit of a fidget and find it hard to sit...
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