Fragrant Bath Salts

From: Women’s Weekly, 12 August 2014 I first tried my hand at creating bath products around thirteen years ago – and I loved it! I liked the fact that I knew exactly what was going into these products and that they contained lots of natural ingredients such as herbs and dried flowers. I used essential… Continue reading Fragrant Bath Salts

Plant Label Spoons

The easiest and prettiest way to see where everything’s been planted. From: Essentials magazine, 2014 YOU WILL NEED: Wooden spoons Paint brushes Acrylic paint Pencil Waterproof varnish HOW TO MAKE: give each spoon a coat or two of paint. Choose a different colour for each one. Use a pencil to lightly draw the outline of… Continue reading Plant Label Spoons

Heart Table Weight

Stop the wind playing havoc with your tablecloth! From: Essentials magazine, 2014 YOU WILL NEED: Scissors Fabric Ribbon Pins Sewing machine Thread Buttons Sand HOW TO MAKE: Cut out two hearts from your fabric. Lay them right sides facing┬átogether. Pin and sew around outside edge, leaving a 3-4cm gap at the top. Make small cuts… Continue reading Heart Table Weight

Hanging Herb garden

From: Essentials magazine, 2014 YOU WILL NEED: Scissors A printed list of herb names Wrapping paper Glue wide sticky tape Stapler or pins Hanging shoe caddy Selection of herbs Sandwich bags   HOW TO MAKE: Cut out the names of each of the herbs from the list. Cut out pieces of wrapping paper. They should… Continue reading Hanging Herb garden

Picnic Box Cushions

Hubby and I travelled down to the coast recently for an air show. Knowing that we’d be there for pretty much the whole day, I decide to splash out on a picnic blanket and a couple of cushions to make sure that we were comfy. However we’re now approaching the end of the Summer season… Continue reading Picnic Box Cushions