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15 Awesome Ways to Upcycle Old Books
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15 Awesome Ways to Upcycle Old Books

Whether you want to rid yourself of the clutter on your shelves, or if you’d like to make a keepsake of a classic with a pretty colour or sentimental value, why not upcycle it with one of these fab ideas?

How to make DIY Paper Roses for Valentine's Day

By Penelope QuinnOn 12 Feb

Everyone loves roses, but you don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars on flowers this Valentine's Day, that will wither and die. Instead, do the environment and your wallet a favour and upcycle an old book into something precious you can cherish forever.

How To Make your Own Coasters

By Melissa Lu On 22 Jan

Add a pop of colour to your coffee table with these handmade clay coasters that are both super easy and inexpensive to create. Blogger Melissa Lu shows you how with this step-by-step guide.

8 Quirky School Holiday Activities on a Budget

The Christmas holidays are almost upon us, which means having to keep the kids entertained. We all know the silly season can cause a dent in our wallets, so we have come up with 8 quirky school holiday activities on a budget.

10 DIY Christmas Wrapping Hacks!

By Penelope QuinnOn 9 Dec

Give your wallet and the environment a rest this Christmas, by getting creative and recycling your wrapping paper.

DIY Presents for Christmas!

By Penelope QuinnOn 3 Dec

You don’t need to fork out hundreds to get into the giving spirit – there’s plenty of gifts you can make for minimal cost and time that will bring a smile to a loved ones face. Our craft expert Penelope Quinn from Darnsexysecondhand.com shows us how.

12 DIY Christmas Decorations

By Penelope QuinnOn 25 Nov

You don't have to resort to buying cheap plastic decorations to bring yuletide cheer to your home. Here are 12 fantastic ideas to put a DIY twist on your tree, table and front door, that you're sure to want to keep for years to come!

How to recycle CDs into a beautiful mosaic

By Penelope QuinnOn 16 Oct

CDs are going the same way as the VHS – but don’t throw them out, recycle them with this idea that makes the best of those magical hyperbolic rainbows!

15 Halloween Hacks to Trick Out Your House

By Penelope QuinnOn 9 Oct

It's a holiday steeped in tradition, but these days Halloween is simply a fun excuse to raid the fancy dress store. Throw a creepy party and indulge in some spooky fun with ideas that will give your guests ghostly chills.

Selfless Gift Ideas for Father's Day!

Looking for a Father's Day gift with a difference? Here are our top 5 ideas that will also help make a difference.

How To Make Your Own Adorable Felt Mice

By Penelope QuinnOn 20 Aug

Penelope Quinn shows us an easy and cute craft using fabric cut-offs that is sure to fire your little ones’ imagination!