Moroccan blue tile coasters

Moroccan blue tile coasters

These tile coasters look like you went to Morocco for your holidays and brought back some local hand painted tiles and made them into coasters – only you made them yourself. Coasters can brighten up a table and these blue ones go

Outdoor cushions

Outdoor cushions

It’s summer and all you want to do is sit outside in the sunshine and read some good books – right? Well that dream has been thwarted by the weather here lately. So it’s a great time to get your sewing machine

Map candle plate

Map candle plate

Here’s a make that is great for summer theming your room or just to remind you of a favourite holiday destination. If you can find an old map in a charity shop then it adds a vintage feel as well.

Sandcastle flags

Sandcastle flags

  Felt sandcastle flags Here’s a simple little make for your little ones or for you to do on the beach whilst they play. They will love claiming their own sandcastle with these personalised flags! For the poles I used

Felt fruit and vegetables tutorial

Felt fruit and vegetables tutorial

This felt fruit and vegetables tutorial is another of the makes from my book: Making for living and giving. It is a creative play item which is also fun to make and brings some summer time colour to home. I love

Coastal coasters

Coastal coasters

Coasters make a sweet hostess gift especially if they have been handmade. They are also a good way to compliment or theme your decor. At home I like to make a few changes in decor to reflect each season. These coastal coasters

Lavender fish

Lavender fish

Now that it is nearly summer I’m thinking of nautical themed makes as my thoughts turn to the seaside and holidays and snatching those sunny days at the beach. Keeping the coastal vibe at home in decor to remind me

Origami butterfly, flutterby hoop decoration

Origami butterfly, flutterby hoop decoration

On the May day bank holiday I’m reminded of the maypole dance that used to happen at the May day fairs of my childhood. There was something lovely about all that ribbon. This decoration steals the look of fluttering ribbons

Bring out the bunting!

Bring out the bunting!

Here’s some instructions for making quick non sew bunting, longer lasting bunting, and union jack bunting. See the bottom for a printable triangle template.   Quick bunting This version is good for making a lot of bunting for an event or for

Bath Salts in vintage milk bottle

Bath Salts in vintage milk bottle

Does your mum like baths? Here’s a recipe for simple bath salts that smell amazing and will soften her skin. They also look gorgeous packaged in a vintage style milk bottle in their pastel milky colours. At the bottom you can

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