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Wooden Charger Plates

Use this technique to transfer your favourite pictures onto wood, ceramic or fabric

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DIY Cheese Board

This cheese board also doubles as a menu board

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Popcorn-Filled Shoes

Make two and fill them with something delicious, such as our pink chocolate-coated popcorn

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Step by Step: Paint on Ceramics

With ceramic pens you can make your own distinctive mark on your crockery

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Décor Idea: Dress Up a Floating Shelf

We bought an ordinary floating shelf and transformed it into an elegant French-style table with a little bit of clever paintwork

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Patterned Placemats

These are lovely and require very little work to make. You can also use the idea for other projects

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Step by Step: Paint on Wood

We show you how to prepare wooden furniture for a new coat of paint

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Décor idea: Mirror plates

Make mirrors from your vintage plates and group them together on a wall as a feature

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Décor idea: Stencilled lace rug

Stencil a rug that looks like a piece of lace

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Kitchen cupboard

Paint the doors of a locker with blackboard paint and write what is in each cabinet

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Fridge

Play it cool

Give your fridge a brand-new look with special spray paint. Then decorate it to match the colours and décor in your kitchen

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Décor idea: Pattern-pleasure on a floor

This project is time consuming, but the result makes it well worth the effort

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Screen printing

Do screen printing

We show you how to screen print your own fabric

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Transform a piano

We used lace to decorate a piano that had already been painted white – this will definitely make heads turn!

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Décor idea: Perspex for your windows

This window dressing looks beautiful and provides privacy too. If you would like to use it in your kitchen or bathroom, seal the Perspex with clear silicone to keep out the moisture and to prevent the paper warping.

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Stencilled walls

Three-dimensional stencilled flowers

This project will take more time, but you’ll be rewarded with a unique wall decoration. You can also apply this technique to the area around a doorframe.

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Decoupage a bottle

Spray paint a glass bottle and decoupage it with pretty pictures so that you can give it as a vase to someone.

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Brighten up your kitchen utensils

Give your wooden utensils a fun makeover by adding a bit of colour to the handles.

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Print with lace

With this method you can cover everything from giftwrap to fabric and even a wall with a lace pattern.

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Give glass a frosted look

Decorate your glasses with a pretty frosted design. it’s quick and easy to do, and you can remove it again.

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Print with lace

With this method you can cover everything from giftwrap to fabric and even a wall with a lace pattern.

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Fold your own boxes

The design of these boxes is based on that of Chinese rice boxes. Make them the size and colour of your choice and use them to pack your products in.

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Cone-shaped tree

Use the contemporary combination of geometric patterns and pastel colours with touches of silver for your decorations.

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Light bulb wreath

This project is a good way to recycle old light bulbs.

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Papier-mâché matryoshka

Blow up balloons in different sizes to make the various sizes of dolls.

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Painted lace pattern for beautiful walls

Create a soft, romantic look for your room by using lace to decorate your wall.

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Enamel jug

We gave an old enamel jug a new look with wrapping paper.

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Gift idea: Bag of Bar-One biscuits

This bag of Bar-One biscuits is perfect as a house warming.

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Picture frames

Use leftover pieces of wood, paper and plastic to make attractive new things out of tired, old ones.

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Make a doll house for your little girl

Every little girl dreams of owning a doll’s house. This one is easy to make and quick to assemble.