Chocolate, Halloween, Seasonal Projects, Small Treats

Halloween Oreo and Smartie Bark

Halloween is fast approaching! Need some snack ideas for your Halloween get to together? Try this Oreo and Smartie bark, guaranteed to keep them coming back for more! What you'll need: Dish or tray (I used a small but deep ceramic dish)200g white chocolateOreo'sOrange SmartiesClingfilm Let's get started! Our first step is to cut up… Continue reading Halloween Oreo and Smartie Bark

Small Projects

Marbled Mug

Have a plain, boring mug? Want to make it look more exciting and cool? Or need a quick DIY gift for someone’s birthday? Try making this easy and fun marbled mug! What you'll need: A plain white mugA disposable bowlNail varnish (I used two different colours)A medium sized jug of room temperature waterCocktail stickPaper towel… Continue reading Marbled Mug

Tutorials

Folder Clasp

Back to school? Been working so much that all your papers don't lie flat in your folders? Why not make an easy folder clasp to keep your folders neat and tidy! This project is so quick and simple to do! Let's get started! What you'll need: 1 folder1 large buttonA small piece of cord elastic… Continue reading Folder Clasp

Small Projects

Seashell Photoframe

Now that summer is over and visits to the beach will become less frequent, why not savour your summer memories by making this really easy and fun DIY seashell photoframe? The perfect excuse to collect shells! What you'll need: 1 photoframeGlue gun or strong glueSeashellsPaint (optional) . Let's get started! Our first step is to… Continue reading Seashell Photoframe

Small Projects

Elasticated Headband

Need a new hair accessory? Want to make your own? Then follow this easy tutorial on how to make your very own elasticated headband! What you'll need: One fat quarter of your chosen fabric (I used two fat quarters because I wanted a different pattern to make it reversible)Paper pattern/template15cm of thick elasticFabric shearsPencilScissorsPins Let's… Continue reading Elasticated Headband

Small Projects

Denim Pocket Organisers

Hello! Welcome back to another DIY blog post! This week we'll be making small wall organisers made from an old pair of jeans. What we'll need: Denim jeansEmbroidery hoop - I used a 7" hoopFabric shearsGlue gun/needle and thread . Let's get started! Spread out your jeans on a flat surface and place the inside… Continue reading Denim Pocket Organisers

Small Projects

Ombre Candles

Bored of having plain white candles? Why not make your own ombré style mini candles! What you'll need: Paraffin wax - I used 4 plain white candlesTwo small heat resistant glass jars - I used two small jam jarsCrayons for colour - I've used three different coloured crayonsCandle wicksClean tin canHeavy based saucepanHeat proof mat… Continue reading Ombre Candles

Easter, Seasonal Projects

Easter Egg Basket

Planning an Easter egg hunt? Make this cute fabric basket as a great way to hold all of your treats! What we'll need: Rope/cord 15 metresFabric - I've used five different pastel shades of cotton polka dot, roughly a fat quatre of eachFabric shearsSewing machine - not necessary but it speeds up the processThreadHot glue… Continue reading Easter Egg Basket

Bakes, Small Treats

Mini Pink and White Donuts

Fancy a little treat? Try these delightful mini donuts, perfect to satisfy your sweet tooth! ~ Makes 18 Mini Donuts ~ What you'll need: 1 egg80g caster sugar1 tbsp melted butter1 tbsp vegetable oil1 tsp vanilla extract170g plain flour - you can also make these gluten free by using a gluten free blend instead!1/2 tsp… Continue reading Mini Pink and White Donuts

Small Projects

Fabric Cup Coasters

Fancy personalising your room that little bit more? Why not make your own completely unique cup coasters? Here's what you'll need to get started: Fabric (I've used three different ones: felt and cotton)Circle template (diametre of 12cm)Fabric shearsCottonBobbinNeedleSewing machine Our first step is to cut out all of our fabric pieces. I will be making… Continue reading Fabric Cup Coasters