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Fill Your House for Free-Episode 5

Fill Your House for Free-Episode 5

Apologies for the lateness of this round-up of this week’s Fill Your House for Free-the summer holidays are making it harder than ever to get things done..! BUT the good news is, that this week’s Fill Your House is not the last one, as I thought, but there is another episode next week-HURRAY! As usual, … Continue reading

Fill Your House for Free-Episode 4

Fill Your House for Free-Episode 4

We’ve been away for a few days, technology and wi-fi free, in a friends caravan, so I missed this week’s episode of Fill Your House for Free. BUT via the wonders of modern technology, I have now caught up on 4OD, so here is my little round up of some of the brilliant re-use and … Continue reading

Fill Your House for Free-Episode 3

Fill Your House for Free-Episode 3

I really hope that you have all been enjoying Kirstie Allsopp and team, as they introduce a whole new audience to the wonders of Upcycling and Buying Nothing New in Fill Your House for Free! Episode 3 was jam-packed, as usual, with some great ideas-some easily replicated by you and I, and others perhaps needing … Continue reading

Fill Your House for Free-Episode 2

Fill Your House for Free-Episode 2

I’m loving Tuesday nights at the moment-Fill Your House for Free on the TV, and Twitter going mad with people’s brilliant upcycles! Here’s my round-up of tutorials, if you want to re-create some of the makes from the show yourself. Painting Furniture There are lots of tutorials out there for painting furniture, and lots of … Continue reading

Fill Your House for Free

Fill Your House for Free

Did you catch it last night? I’m so excited that Kirstie Allsopp’s Fill Your House For Free is back for a second series! I know that some people said last time that it was unrealistic as they had a whole team searching the country for the best of the free stuff the likes of Freegle … Continue reading

The Great Home Hack!

The Great Home Hack!

Have you heard about The Great Home Hack-the UK’s first ‘home hacking event’?! Running over three days from the 13th-15th March, at Fulham Palace in London, The Great Home Hack will showcase the very best of British upcycling. And I’m going to be there, running a Masterclass-eeeek! The event is curated by Upcycler extraordinaire, Max … Continue reading

Top 10 Posts of 2014

Top 10 Posts of 2014

I saw a post on Facebook yesterday from the brilliant eco-friendly craft blog Crafting a Green World yesterday, that charted their top 10 posts from 2014. After I’d had a browse through (and found this fab post about how to turn a flat sheet into a fitted sheet!) my next thought, inevitably, was “oooh, I … Continue reading

The Handmade Fair

The Handmade Fair

You may or may not have noticed, but I am a bit of a fan of Kirstie Allsopp, and especially her latest TV offering, Fill your House for Free… Well, you can imagine my excitement when I had an e-mail inviting me to the 1st day of Kirstie’s Handmade Fair in September! The Handmade Fair … Continue reading

Creativity Blog Hop!

Creativity Blog Hop!

I’ve been invited to take part in a Creativity Blog Hop! You may well be wondering what a Blog Hop is. It kind of does what it says on the tin, and ‘hops’ from one blog to the next, with the aim of introducing people to other blogs, and sharing the love. This Blog Hop … Continue reading

Just ask!

Just ask!

You may have noticed my delight at the return of Fill Your House for Free to our screens. Whilst watching this week, Kirstie was wafting around a lovely house filled with all kinds of impressive upcycling and free finds. Including a spiral staircase, and a cast iron bath. Both of which the builder hubby managed to … Continue reading