Bakes, Biscuits, Small Treats

Strawberry Flower Biscuits

Flowers are out in bloom and to celebrate the warmer weather I'm sharing with you this recipe to make flower shaped biscuits! What you'll need: Sandwich style biscuits (I used strawberry shortcake ones)White chocolate buttonsStrawberry lacesWhite chocolate buttons with sprinkles Let's get started! Firstly take your strawberry laces and cut them up roughly into 1”… Continue reading Strawberry Flower Biscuits

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

Bakes, Small Treats

Strawberry Pavlova Ice Cream

Hello! Welcome back! It's been a little while but I have some great DIY's and bakes to share with you! This week, I'll be sharing an easy strawberry ice cream that is perfect for the hot weather we're currently having here in the UK. Here's what you'll need to get started: Equipment: Ice cream machineBlender… Continue reading Strawberry Pavlova Ice Cream

Bakes, Chocolate, Cupcakes

Marshmallow Cupcakes

Hello! Welcome back to a Box of Buttons! This week I'll be sharing this very easy and tasty recipe with you! These cupcakes are the perfect treat if you have a sweet tooth like me! ~ Makes 8 large cupcakes ~ Ingredients you'll need: 125g unsalted butter 115g caster sugar2 eggs1 tbsp milk130g gluten free… Continue reading Marshmallow Cupcakes

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

Bakes, Brownies

Gluten Free Brownies

Hello! Welcome back! This week I'll be sharing my recipe for gluten free brownies. Don't worry gluten eaters, you can make these too, simply by using normal plain flour in substitute! ~ Makes 12 brownies ~ Here's what you'll need for the brownies: 55g unsalted butter1 large egg70g plain gluten free flour blend20g cocoa powderPinch… Continue reading Gluten Free Brownies

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