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October Round Up – What I Got Up To

Hello November! A new month, new plans and new goals, and now a new lockdown. First though I thought I’d do a bit of an October round up! This has been a bit of a whirlwind of a month hasn’t it?!

This Month

There was quite a lot going on in October, and as I was sharing a lot of Blogtober content, some things didn’t quite fit anywhere; so, I thought I’d share a few things in this post.

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Halloween Decor – Crafty Ideas – Blogtober 2020

This year, more than in the past I’ve gotten more into Halloween, and Halloween decor. Not that Halloween is something I don’t enjoy, but spending more time indoors; means wanting to make the most of the fun! So unlike any before; I’ve found myself getting more into bringing a little Spooky Season into the house.

Blogtober - The Craft Room and Beyond

Here are some fun, creative decorating ideas, you could try if you’d like to do the same!

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In the Garden – Upcycling Furniture

How to Brighten Up Your Garden When You Rent (Part 4)

The final project I am sharing this month; something I had in mind for the garden for a long time. Which I really never actually thought I’d actually do; but we did it last summer! Upcycling the furniture!

In the garden

Plagued by windy and wet weather at the time; it made this project a little harder than it could have been; but getting Stu in to help, we got there eventually!

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In the Garden – Upcycled Candle Jars

How to Brighten Up Your Garden When You Rent (Part 3)

When I started on my mission to brighten up the garden last year; I knew I wanted to include handmade and upcycled elements, but this is sometimes easier said than done. This week I share some easy upcycled candle Jars!

In the garden

Because our outside space is somewhat limited; our garden is mostly grass, with some unruly hedges on one side, bordered by high fences. We have essentially a smallish square of decking, where we can actually sit. Therefore anything I do, is mostly to make this small space, more pleasant to sit in!

While I was already working on ideas; I knew I wanted to do something a little different…

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In the Garden – Cotton Bunting

How to Brighten Up Your Garden When You Rent (Part 2)

Quick cotton bunting is great for birthdays and other events; or like me, you can just use it to brighten up a dull space…

In the garden

Coming up with ways to brighten up a boring, and rather grey corner of the garden without modifying anything (as we rent), can be a bit tricky, but this is a really quick and easy project, that you can do for all sorts of occasions, or, like me, just for fun!

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12 Days of Christmas 2019 – 6 – Christmas Window Vinyls With My Cricut Maker

It’s quite nice at Christmas in our area, almost all of the houses put up lights, and it’s something quite special to come home to after work at this time of year.

Because of where our house is, it’s one of those that everyone walks past, so I like to put some sort of window vinyls or stickers up every year.

This year, I thought I’d use my Cricut Maker to see if I could create my own!

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Halloween Crafting – Black Cat Cushion

It is rare for me to do Halloween crafting, at least in any great amount. As much as I love Autumn; I just don’t see much that takes my fancy, though perhaps next year, it will make a change? I say this after I made this fun Halloween black cat cushion cover!

Blogtober - The Craft Room and Beyond

So while I will probably never do a FULL blogtober; as October isn’t really a time I’ve felt much need to blog a great deal about; I hope you enjoy this small crafty project!

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Blogmas 2018 – Christmas Hoop Art *

Hoop art, is definitely more popular now than it was a few years ago, and it is a great craft for making a gift, or even decorating at Christmas, there are SO many great Christmas fabric designs which are really good fun for many projects; and it is nice to have a different use if you’re not big on sewing, as I wasn’t up til a couple of years ago!

This post contains items which I have kindly been gifted * All opinions are my own.

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Christmas fabric is also a great eco friendly alternative to paper for wrapping! Especially for those harder to wrap gifts!

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Blogmas 2018 – Handmade Decorations – Bauble Wreath

For the first post in my Blogmas 2018 series I will be sharing how I made my gorgeous bauble wreath! This was so fun to make, and looks SO good hanging in my hallway.

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This was a really fun piece to make, and so simple too. They are so versatile and it is possible to make them using all kinds of Christmas decorations. I used simple spherical baubles, and some a beaded strand to make the one in this post.

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My Upcycled Craft Room – Statement Notice Board *

My craft room has possibly been my longest running work-in-progress and may never be finished! But that is life as a creative person right? In this post I share a fun, quick upcycled notice board project!

This post contains a gifted product in return for an honest review*

My Upcycled Craft Room

The craft room room is a blend of repurposed and upcycled furniture; as well as handmade doors for my craft cupboard, and a variety of handmade decorative pieces.

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