DIY Christmas Wrapping Paper

14th December 2015

Every year I try to wrap my Christmas presents with a little handmade touch. A couple of years ago I opted for stamping brown paper with a sponge to create a lovely Christmas tree effect. Last year I was a little more limited, being in Australia and due to go traveling on New Years Day. […]

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How To Make a Terrarium

12th November 2015

I have been wanting to create a terrarium like the one above for a while now, after seeing so many of them on blogs and Pinterest. To buy, already made, they can be quite expensive, and to even just buy the glass terrarium itself can cost £20-£30. All of the posts I’ve seen on them […]

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DIY Pom Pom Wall Hanging

20th August 2015

So I have to admit, I totally stole this idea off the beautiful Caroline. Her DIY posts have me pinning images every week. I don’t know where she finds the time to do so many, but they’re all so good, and super easy to replicate. If you’re into a bit of crafty DIY, you have […]

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Tie Dye Shorts

1st May 2012

Well this DIY is a little self explanatory but I thought I’d show you anyway 🙂 These vintage Wrangler shorts began as a dull creamy colour that really needed livening up. So with some purple dye I attached the shorts with elastic bands and plunged them into the bucket of dye. I would say for […]

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DIY Floral Pocket

4th April 2012

Quite literally the easiest DIY ever. Want to spruce up and old tee or shirt? Why not just change the pocket? I picked this shirt up in a charity shop for £1. It’s men’s, perfect for the boy. I then picked up some floral curtains for a £1 from the same shop (yes a charity […]

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DIY Dip Dye Collar

29th March 2012

This is a cheeky replica of one I saw Kate do agggges ago. I love her DIY’s! I studded the collar tips to make it a little different but I love this effect. I did exactly what Kate said to, so read her post for details. Unfortunately I did get a little bit of dye […]

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DIY Union Jack Shorts

9th March 2012

Today I am guest blogging on the wonderful Katy’s blog Little Winter. So if you’d like to find out how I did this DIY then please head over to her blog to read more 🙂 For both Katy’s readers and mine I am offering 10% off anything in my Etsy shop with the code ‘caughtupincake’ […]

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DIY Tartan Shorts

15th February 2012

This is a DIY I did a few weeks ago but have only just finished. This pair of shorts started out as a pair of trousers which I bought off Kate. Unfortunately they were too small for me, and I had every intention of making them into shorts anyway. So the first job was to […]

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DIY Dip Dye Shorts

14th January 2012

I have been following Sabo Skirt on Facebook, Instagram and via their blog for a while now. They are always designing, making and selling the most beautiful clothing. One particular item of theirs that has stood out to me over the recent weeks, are their amazing pairs of dip dye shorts. I’ve seen many other […]

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