Recent Posts by Claire Armstrong

How To Make Heart String Lights To Brighten Your Home

DIY Shrink Plastic Colourful Heart Shaped Lights

One of the things I don't like about living in the UK is they gloomy grey winter days. In an attempt to brighten up my home a bit, I made some fun heart string lights.   When I was 8 years old I discovered Shrink plastic. I thought that...
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How To Make A Cool Denim Rug Without Sewing

Repurposing Jeans Waistbands Into A Gorgeous Denim Rug

A denim rug has been on my upcycling bucket list for ages. And what a great way to start off a new year of crafting by finally making one. I'm pleased that I can tick the denim rug off my list. But I'm really chuffed with...
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21 Of The Best Ways To Repurpose Old Wooden Crates.

21 Unique and Clever Old Wooden Crates Hacks

I love old wooden crates, whether it's an old apple crate or a wine crate. They are a cheap and easy way to create some unique rustic looking storage for your home.   Lucky for me I have a ready supply of old wooden crates from my Aunt who...
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How To Make A Beautiful Air Dry Clay Candle Holder

Easy To Make Marble Air Dry Clay Candle Holder

I have a confession to make I love playing with clay and dough. When the kids were young that was one of my favourite activities to get the plasticine and play dough out. The other day I spotted some air dry clay in a...
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How To Make Felt Tassels From Old Sweaters

Using Felted Sweater Scraps To Make Gorgeous Felt Tassels

Are tassels the new pom poms? They are everywhere. They're on keychains, bags, garlands, pillows, and sweaters. I do love the trend so I have made my own tassels. But being an upcycler, I have made felt tassels out of my sweater scraps.   Move...
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