Materials Glass jars Small bunny figurine Small T-Rex figurine Glue pen Spray paint with primer, in colours of your choice Steps Remove the lid and glue your figurine to the top. Spray the lid in a couple of light layers until the figurine is coated. Once dry screw the lid back onto the jar and […]
DIY PROJECT INSTRUCTIONS
Materials Terracotta pots Paint in colours of your choice Masking tape Baking paper Lazy susan (optional) A plant for each pot Potting mix Steps: Prepare your pots, make sure they are clean and ready for painting. Lay down the baking paper onto your table or lazy susan (if using). Mask off your sections in your […]
Materials Copper tubing Copper hoop Pipe cutter String Metal file Damp cloth Steps Cut three pieces of tubing to fit your magazines and clean up with your cloth. Drill small holes in either end of your tubes and gently file off any rough areas. Cut a long length of string and knot through your loop. […]
Materials Recycled timber Copper spray paint Utility hooks Hammer Newspaper Clouts Disposable tub Paint brush Heavy duty screws Drill Steps Prep your work station by laying down the newspaper. Spray your hooks with two coats of copper and allow to dry. Mark and nail hooks into the boards. Spray a little paint into a disposable […]
Herb Boards Leah and Anthony Materials: 1 fence board, 1m long and 200mm wide 4 Stainless steel hose clamps Chalk 4 Wide-mouth Mason jars, 4 cups black gravel, enough to fill each mason jar 1/3 full 1 bag soil (suitable for indoor growing if you’re keeping them indoors) Herbs of your choice (chives, thyme, basil, […]
Materials Thin doormat Plate Marker Scissors Glue gun Newspaper or drop sheet White spray paint primer Pink spray paint Wooden letters or stencils Steps: Flip your mat over and mark out the curved edges using your plate and marker. Cut out the curves and reserve one of the pieces for the tail of the speech […]
Materials Old beer tin Stanley knife Soy wax Candle wick (or cotton rope or string, dipped in melted wax and left to set) Peg Skewer or kebab stick Scissors Steps Carefully remove the top of the beer tin. Melt down your wax on a medium heat. Use the kebab stick and peg to hang the […]
Materials Large tealight candles, metal outside removed Mason Jars Rosemary Lemons, sliced Limes, sliced Essential oils (optional) Steps Fill yours jars with water. Add your rosemary, lemons and limes Optional: add a few drops of essential oils. Drop your candles on top and light.
Materials 140mm marine ply Mitre saw or mitre box and handsaw Wood glue Small nails Hammer Drill Electric sander or sandpaper and sanding block Hole saw Light cord Edison globe Steps Measure and cut four pieces of marine ply to 350mm with a 45 degree bevelled edge. Using a small drill bit, drill three pilot […]
Materials Terracotta pot Vintage rope Glue gun Lazy susan (optional) Acrylic paint and brush (optional) Steps Set your pot on your lazy susan, if using. Slowly wrap the rope around the pot, gluing as you go. Optional: paint the bottom third with two coats of your chosen colour.
Materials 1 length of pine 2 leather straps Two large screw hooks Drill Screws Steps Drill a hole at each end of the leather straps, making sure that they’re large enough to get your hooks through. Measure and drill two holes in your wall, making sure you’re drilling into studs. Screw in your hooks and […]
Materials Air dry clay Glass jar Circle cookie cutter Non-stick mat or baking paper Non-stick rolling pin Chopsticks Ruler Sharp knife Straws Olive oil spray Fine grain sandpaper Tea light candles Steps Using a non-stick mat and rolling pin, roll out your clay to a rectangle that fits the circumference of your glass jar. Put […]