I really like making things. When I get sick of all the boring stuff I turn to crafty and practical projects to cheer me up. Here’s some things that I have done that might inspire you. The order is random, you’ll just have to scroll through …
Make yourself a knitted dishcloth
Turning second hand wine barrels into vegie patches
Using Driftwood – Idea No. 1
Recycle an old jumper to make hand warmers
How to make a golf cake (for the dad who loves golf)
Make your own oil diffuser – use a vintage jar
An upholstery project – tea towel foot stools
What I did to restore my timber pidgeon hole shelves
A great idea for numbering your house
How to shellac (my coffee table)
Making cardboard necklaces – a cheap and easy kids activity
Make yourself a mini IPAD cover …
My dad restored our childhood dolls house
Can a tapestry look cool?
The jury is still out on this one, but here’s how I went about restoring the frame on this tapestry.
How to … make a macrame pot plant hanger from pink string
Screen printing tea towels 101
How to make a jewellery display block (from a block of wood)
More screenprinting – upcycling clothes
Make your own fire lighters (ie. bundles of sticks) – they look great!
How to restore a chopping board
Buy the material at IKEA and make your own toadstool cushions.