Tag Archives: Thrifty

How to make a Booksafe

Got all crafty this Christmas with some second hand books – all pre-loved so I didn’t feel so bad about cutting their hearts out. A booksafe is a book, much like any other on your bookshelf to the untrained eye, but when you open it up, it’s actually a super secret storage facility! Really nice gift idea, and one that you can personalise for anyone! Here’s a step by step guide.

Goldmine!

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Ebay the winter blues Away

Hokay kids – nearly everyone buys from ebay these days, and rightly so! There’s many a bargain to be had, including party supplies – you’ll hear more of that later. But not so many people sell, and I think this is a crime…

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Make your own Christmas cards!

People do not send enough Christmas cards with themselves looking goofy on. They just don’t. Infact, I’ve only really ever seen it done in TV shows. Lame.

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Spice up your old Decorations

We’re all for refreshing ideas for Christmas decorating ideas that don’t cost a bomb…

Perhaps the girls-for-hire are an original idea *too* far...

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Shhhh! Secret Crafts!

Don’t tell anyone, but we’re working on some super awesome crafts for Christmas! For reasons relating to the joy of seeing a surprised friend at Christmastime, most of them can’t be posted (YET), but we had to say SOMETHING because we’re just too excited!

Secret Crafts = Yes! Secret Smile ruining David Tennant for everyone = NO.

 Secrets will be revealed soon, in time for you all to get your butts into gear and make some yourself – never fear x

Cake of the week #15 – Yay, it’s Autumn!*

Check out some of our other Cakes of the Week!

* Translation for all our American friends – Yay, it’s Fall!

And what better way to celebrate the arrival of what is, surely, the prettiest season that ever there was than with some stonking huge cakes?!

Pumpkin Patch tastic!

Pumpkin Patch tastic!

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How to make the Forties Happen!

If you’re going to have a party in a bombshelter, you gotta do it right!
*fanfare please*

*fanfare please*

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