July 26, 2017
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DIY picnic basket, lunch box & flask upcycling project

Have you seen this month’s issue of Reloved Magazine yet? If not, quickly get yourself a copy from WH Smith, Sainsburys, Tesco or Costco, because my picnic project is in the magazine with an impressive double-page spread (and 3 further pages … Continue reading

July 25, 2017
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Tuesday Shoesday – Where to find summer shoes for under £5

Okay, I admit it – I’ve been browsing the summer sales. Every year I try to resist, but when I see those footwear bargains start pinging up in my browser, I get easily distracted from work and start to shop. … Continue reading

July 23, 2017
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Organising an outdoor summer party on a budget

Outdoor summer parties are often easier to host than indoor parties, and the casual atmosphere of entertaining al fresco means you can get away with being a lot less fancy than you might strive for with an indoor dinner party. … Continue reading

July 22, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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How to entertain yourself when you’re home alone

As a freelance blogger and writer, I often find myself with time at home alone. Sure, I have a home office and should be getting on with my work, but when the evenings draw in and I’ve done all that … Continue reading

July 20, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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My minimalist bedroom – the ‘finished’ room

After about 5 months of decorating on-and-off whenever we had the time (and, most importantly, whenever we had the money!) the bedroom is finally finished. Of course, I use the word ‘finished’ lightly because there are still more things I … Continue reading

July 18, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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Latitude Festival 2017 review & photos

Hi guys, I’m back in my home office today after a thrilling weekend at Latitude Festival here in Suffolk and, now that I’ve finally got back into the swing of everyday life, I figured that now would be a good … Continue reading

July 17, 2017
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Be more eco-friendly at home

While the high rate of technological advancement we’ve been enjoying over recent years has made life easier (and more fun!) us all, these developments are not without negative impact on the environment. The use of machinery, fuels, the increase in … Continue reading

July 13, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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How to sew zips & sleeves + WIN Complete Dressmaking book

Today sewing blog post is a step-by-step guide to sewing sleeves and fitting zips. These handy projects have been extracted from Jules Fallon’s brand new book Complete Dressmaking (published by Quarto Press). I’ve started reading the book this month and … Continue reading

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