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For Art's Sake

In high school I took a class called Arts Appreciation – and my teacher said on the first day she is no artist herself (in the visual sense of the word, in others she definitely was) but an art appreciator. 356 more words


Recycled Jeans Handbag

When I opened my front door this morning, there was a pink parcel on my doormat with the words ‘Fabric Rehab’ on the outside! Eeee! I waited until my 18 month old had gone down for her nap and ripped open the packet, inside were three gorgeous pieces of fabric, half a metre of Michael Miller’s Unicorn Frolic ( I can’t wait to make something out of this!), a fat quarter of Lewis & Irene ‘Spring Hare’ in green (stupidly excited about this) and half a metre of a stunning teal blue floral fabric that was so reasonably priced I couldn’t resist! 1,429 more words


Eye-Catching Furniture from Old Shipping Crates

You’d probably never think of making furniture from old shipping crates. But look at these! Fine Art company Peveto have come up with some striking “industrial chic” furniture designs using them. 52 more words


New Eco Bags

Introducing a few new designs to my eco tote bag collection…

These bags are ethically made from 100% recycled materials, including plastic bottles and organic cotton. 21 more words


Crafty weaving

I have loads of old books no-one wants, some are damaged, some are just old, and some are just unloved, what can I do with them? 171 more words


skirt nearly complete

I almost have finished a skirt. This project has come in under the radar. It is one of my after dinner trying to diet not eat projects. 360 more words



This week’s topic is one that has been bothering me pretty much since I started writing this blog. Can you recycle a pen? Can you buy eco-friendly pens? 458 more words