Tagged with Making

Knickers and sweets!

Knickers and sweets!

Isn’t that what every girl wants for her birthday..?! Except if you are of the Make Do and Mend mentality, you will be more delighted with a knicker making workshop and a book all about how to make sweets. So you can imagine how excited I was to get exactly these two things for my birthday last … Continue reading

#makedoandmendhour 17th July

#makedoandmendhour 17th July

Here we go then, this week’s #makedoandmendhour! Pics we shared: 1. Brilliant bug house! Made from an old CD cabinet, broken fence panel and discarded bricks! From @kykaree 2. Alarm cable inner strands awaiting upcycling by @SueArcher6 3. Bottle top bead curtain! Linked together with fishing line, by @smalldustytown 4. 36ft of free shelving from … Continue reading

#makedoandmendhour 3rd July

#makedoandmendhour 3rd July

July already, how did that happen?! I missed this week’s #makedoandmendhour, as I had to help out selling refreshments at a school event, but the super lovely, amazing “eco-chic” Chris from GDUK Style very kindly stepped in to host the hour. Check out Chris’s website for LOADS of inspirational upcycling and styling ideas, and she … Continue reading

Advent Activities

Advent Activities

Last year, in a vain attempt to be more exciting than a Lego Advent Calendar, I made up a calendar of “Things We Can Do Together”. I resent feeling obliged to spend money on pointless bits of crap to put in an Advent Calendar, and there are lots of cool things to do, and things … Continue reading

Back on track…

Back on track…

I blogged yesterday about how I think that the blog and in fact I, have gone off track a bit lately, and how I want to get back to Making Do and Mending. So I have come up with a list of things I still want to have a go at before the year is up: … Continue reading