April 10, 2018
by Cassiefairy
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DIY Patterned bathroom cabinet upcycle

If you want to add a splash of colour and burst of pattern to your bathroom, my upcycled bathroom cabinet project is so easy to make. You can coordinate the design with your existing tiles or create an eye-catching pattern … Continue reading

December 20, 2017
by Cassiefairy

6 Homemade gifts for the Emmaus Second Hand Santa Challenge

I’ve been DIYing again, and this time I’m making Christmas gifts. After the fun I had making my Christmas jumper bunting for Emmaus, I jumped at the chance to join in with their Second Hand Santa Challenge again during gift … Continue reading

December 8, 2017
by Cassiefairy

DIY Christmas jumper bunting sewing project – The Second Hand Santa Challenge with Emmaus

This week has been an incredibly crafty one for me – first it was the wreath-making workshop and today’s blog post is all about my latest sewing project: Christmas jumper bunting. Scroll down to see my step-by-step guide to making … Continue reading

December 2, 2013
by Cassiefairy

Thrifty fashion ~ ideas for cheap festive party outfits

As you know, I regularly blog about thrifty fashion and DIY fashion hacks on the Oxfam fashion blog. Oxfam has asked me to share my favourite party dress with all their wonderful readers and I thought I’d show you it … Continue reading

August 20, 2013
by Cassiefairy

Tuesday Shoesday ~ Big boots for stomping around in

I wonder if you can remember all the way back to last autumn/winter when I was searching for a pair of winter boots? I spent hours searching for the perfect pair, because I only wanted to spend my money once, … Continue reading

June 15, 2013
by Cassiefairy

Charity shops are going vintage crazy – good news for me!

Have you noticed that a lot of charity shops are now allocating a good portion of their display space to stocking vintage items? I’ve been in many charity shops recently that have dedicated a whole ‘department’ to vintage clothing, accessories and … Continue reading

April 25, 2013
by Cassiefairy

DIY fashion ~ No-sew pocket t-shirt for summer

Have you noticed that pockets are everywhere this Spring/Summer? On a recent shopping trip down the high street I spotted pockets on almost every item of clothing and I’m loving the contrasting pocket look. Although I want to follow the trend, … Continue reading

March 28, 2013
by Cassiefairy

Inspirations for my retro living room – vases & flowers

After putting up my retro pattern wallpaper, I thought I had nearly completed my retro 60s/70s-inspired living room, but I don’t think I’ll ever really be finished, especially when there are so many vintage bargains to be found in the charity … Continue reading

March 3, 2013
by Cassiefairy

Get crafty in your local charity shop – here’s what I made…

You may remember that I wrote a blog post last week about this vintage pattern by Simplicity that I found whilst rummaging in my local charity shop. I wanted to make myself a this skirt but didn’t know where to start with … Continue reading

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