Category Archives: Other Upcycles

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 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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How To Make Unique Wall Unit From Upcycled Drawers

Using Upcycled Drawers to Make Sweet Bathroom Storage

I love it when I have one of my little EUREKA moments. I had one the other day.   I'd been looking for some extra storage in my bathroom and hadn't liked anything I'd seen in the shops. Also, I didn't really want to spend much...
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The Best Chalk Paint For A Unique Cupboard Upcycle

Using The Best Chalk Paint, Decoupage and Decals for A Creative Cupboard Upcycle

It's about time I had a proper grown-up dining room. So slowly I have been moving out all my craft clutter and doing up the room. Included in this transformation is my fabulously creative cupboard upcycle, with the best chalk paint.   I'd bought this...
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How To Make A Stunning Wall Planter From Broken Plates

How to Transform Broken Crockery into a Beautiful Mosaic Wall Planter

When my eldest son accidently broke my favourite plate, whilst silently screaming on the inside, on the outside, I was calm. I just put the plate to one side. I couldn't bare to throw it away.   My favourite plate was beyond repair but I...
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Five of the Best Tin Can Planters You Will Want To Make

Brilliant Ideas for the Best Tin Can Planters

My kitchen window sill is adorned with planters. Ideally, they would be full of fresh herbs to cook with. However, I'm a herb killer! As I'm rubbish at remembering to water them even when they are next to the sink.   Therefore, to avoid that ugly wilted...
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