Category Archives: Seasonal

Learn How To Make Simple Gorgeous Rustic Stars

DIY Denim And Burlap Rustic Stars Ornaments

My favourite kind of crafts have two key elements. One, they are free or almost free as they use stuff you already have or involve recycling. Secondly, they are sweet and simple. Well, I can safely say that these gorgeous rustic stars tick both these boxes.   I...
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Homemade Paper Envelope Advent Calendar

DIY Paper Envelope Advent Calendar

For me, the countdown to Christmas is as exciting as the event itself. I just love all the buildup and anticipation.   What better way to start the countdown to Christmas than with an advent calendar. Homemade ones are the best, as you get to choose what you put...
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Five of the Best Upcycled Mother’s Day Gifts .

The Best Upcycled Mother's Day Gifts from Pillarboxblue

If your English and reading this you may think that this post is a bit late. (In the UK we celebrated Mother's Day in March). However, the rest of the world seems to celebrate Mother's Day in May.   I grew up in Hong Kong where despite being...
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How to Make Simple but Beautiful Map Roses

How to Make Simple but Beautiful Map Roses

Map Roses: Who doesn't like receiving a bunch of flowers? Sorry to put a damper on things, however, eventually, they wilt and die. The flowers go from smelling lovely and sweet to stinking something rotten!   I'd love to have a regular supply of fresh flowers but...
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Sweet DIY Valentine’s Light Decorations

How to Make Sweet Valentine's Light Decorations to Illuminate your Home

Valentine's light decorations: Now that the Christmas decorations have been put away the house is looking a bit bare and boring, (well except for the usual clutter). What I miss most about Christmas decorations are all the lights.   Lucky for me, Valentine's is a...
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