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Book Review: Stylish Remakes – 25 Upcycled Clothing Ideas

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Upcycling old clothes and refashioning unwanted garments is something I’ve been doing for years. Nothing gives me more satisfaction than turning an ill-fitting item of clothing into something cute and wearable.  You can check out some of my past upcycled clothing refashion projects here. I’m always searching for clever and easy ways to refashion common wardrobe staples, so when I…

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DIY Terracotta Clay Rainbow Ornament

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Here’s a cheerful little clay rainbow ornament that looks great on your Christmas tree and is subtle enough to enjoy all year round. After having fun making a batch of Terracotta Clay Essential Oil Diffusers as gifts this year, I thought it would be fun to use the leftover clay to make a little Christmas ornament. Because it’s been a…

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Candy Stripe Crochet Blanket Pattern

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This crochet Candy Stripe Blanket is a festive handmade gift that can be enjoyed for years to come. Don’t relegate this pattern just to Christmas time – Change up the colours!  With this corner-to-corner design’s adaptable sizing, it is sure to become your ‘go to’ blanket crochet pattern. I’m slightly hooked on Corner-to-Corner crochet at the moment. After making a…

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Making an Orange Pomander

How to make Orange Pomander Balls

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Orange Pomanders are sweet smelling, and make a pretty display for your end-of-year festivities. With well placed bowls around your home filled with fresh or dried orange pomander balls, you’re sure to set the tone for a relaxing, back to nature Christmas vibe. You may already be familiar with the orange pomander. Some may recognize the clove studded orbs, from…

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