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12 Great Apple and Pear Crafts

Every month I like to pick a theme and then list my favourite 12 crafts for that theme. This months it's Apples & Pears (the fruit and not the cockney rhyming slang for stairs). Past themes have include pineapples and cactus. I love them all but if I had to...
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DIY Marimekko Shoes

DIY your own Marimekko Shoes

I love Marimekko especially their iconic Unikko fabric print. After coming across comiconfamily's blog post about making comic shoes, I decided to make my own Marimekko shoes but with a Marimekko print. I am really pleased with how these bright summery shoe turned out, so...
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Homemade Elderflower Champagne

Homemade Elderflower Champagne

The Elderflowers are in full bloom, so its time to make some champagne. The tiny flowers of the elder tree are covered in a natural yeast and when combined with sugar and water they will ferment creating a botanically brewed champagne. Elderflower champagne is really easy to make, delicious to drink...
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How To Make Gorgeous Fabric Birdhouses For Your Home

How to Make Homemade Fabric Birdhouses to Decorate Your Home

Don't you just love walking into homes that have interesting things on the wall? It's often what really makes a house unique and homely. The stuff on the wall or the mantle gives the home personality. It doesn't just have to be pictures on...
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Homemade Rhubarb Cordial

Homemade Rhubarb Cordial

  When I was a little girl, my grandfather would pick a stick of rhubarb from his garden and hand it to me with a bag of sugar for dipping . I loved the taste of the tangy sour crisp rhubarb tamed by the sweetness of sugar (the original Tangfastic) ....
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