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Pallet Wood Projects for Outdoor Spaces

35 Contemporary Projects for Garden Furniture & Accessories By Hester van Overbeek Photography by James Gardiner Stuck for something to make? Little or no money then this is the book for you. Follow the instructions within and you can make a huge variety of items for the garden. These include benches, tables, a covered store… Continue reading Pallet Wood Projects for Outdoor Spaces

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Interested in high end crafts then Collect is the exhibition for you.

Last week the event known as 'Collect' the international art fair for modern craft and design, took place at the Saatchi Gallery in London. You may not have the money to be a collector but this exhibition is well worth a visit. It is a visual feast. L'ile by Simone Pheulpin made from Cotton and… Continue reading Interested in high end crafts then Collect is the exhibition for you.

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CAKE COFFEE & CRAFT Macmillan Cancer Support

I recently hosted a  macmillan coffee morning, partly in memory of the three male friends that I lost to cancer this year, and partly because I think it is an excellent charity. I was also raising money, as my brother had a very aggressive form of throat cancer diagnosed in February. When I first saw… Continue reading CAKE COFFEE & CRAFT Macmillan Cancer Support

Book Reviews, Uncategorized

Flowerbomb! By Hannah Read-Baldrey

25 beautiful craft projects to blow your blossoms by Hannah Read-Baldrey If flowers and crafting are your passions then this is your  book, flower power for the twenty first century. Hannah Read-Baldrey, who incidentally models her own makes throughout, is very stylish and her creations  are equally stylish. Included  are projects for both the home and … Continue reading Flowerbomb! By Hannah Read-Baldrey

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30 projects to transform your collages into wall art, personalized stationery, home accessories In Creative Collage, author Clare Youngs reveals the secrets of collaging, one of her favourite crafts. As she says in her introduction “Great artists who made collage part of their lifetime’s work have always inspired me. Although the techniques have been used… Continue reading CREATIVE COLLAGE by Clare Youngs