Home-brined Olives – Part 1

Lining our verge are three big olive trees. I’ve watched the small green fruit get bigger and darker, until the branches started drooping with the…

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Drying Rose Petals

In case you were wondering about the fate of those roses from earlier this week – they’ve been dried and squirrelled away for sprinkling on…

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Wardrobe Zen: Dyeing clothes

Now that I’ve culled my clothing down to things that I actually really like, it’s much more in my interests to extend the longevity of…

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Easy DIY Cushion Cover Tutorial

Took me a little while, but here is the cushion tutorial which I promised earlier! I would like to admit here that I am not…

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Experiments with Blue Dye

I’ve been seeing a lot of hype about DIY dye jobs lately (okay, just on A Pair and A Spare but I figure she knows…

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DIY Moleskine passport cover

I’ve started packing for Singapore, and decided that whilst lovely my Kikki.K travel wallet is too chunky for such a short and straightforward trip. Lacking…

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On the ‘to make’ list

The Naughty Secretary bag, in a pretty striped fabric. A simple leather envelope clutch based on this tutorial, in brown leather and maybe with some…

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Christmas Tree & Easy Peasy Bunting

I just realised I haven’t posted any proper photos of our Christmas tree! This is the first year that we’ve had enough room to have…

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