For this project you need about 30 plastic milk bottles, which could otherwise have ended up on a landfill site
We used old stamps to make this gift
First make the balls, then the circles – and then put all the bits and bobs together to make this colourful mobile
Make a beautiful bow to decorate a gift or card
These trees can double as table decorations and candleholders. This is the perfect project to recycle your unused moulds or containers
Once you have used them for your advent calendar, you will be able to reuse these little buckets year after year in many different ways
Use pruning shears to transform ordinary conifers into artworks
These coasters look just like old-fashioned Polaroid photos
Create your own Venetian-style mirror with hardboard and paint. It may keep you busy for a while, but it will cost you a lot less than the real thing
A hollow container that can be waterproofed is perfect for a portable water garden that you can move around at will. We used an old wine barrel
Transfer pictures of pretty vintage porcelain on to a plain apron
Taryn McIntosh from Cape Town made this pendant lampshade by recycling plastic milk bottles
String art was a popular craft in the ’60s and ’70s, and now, it has a new lease of life
Make a kaleidoscope of butterflies to flutter across a lampshade
Crochet this beautiful cardigan for that in-between spring weather
Cut a leaf from green cardboard and attach it to the flower stem to use as a place card for your table setting
Design a kitchen for yourself that will provide culinary inspiration
Using a digital photo and transfer technique, we gave our duvet cover a touch of Delft
Give a plain white dress a new look by transferring floral images onto it
We used the same piece of fabric to make over this old dining-room chair’s seat and backrest
To achieve this patchwork effect, squares and rectangles of fabrics are joined with strips to create framed blocks
Scrapbooking paper with a bright floral design was the inspiration for this project
We show you how easy it is to decorate tiles yourself, using pieces of fabric
We all grew up with crocheted blankets. Our version is a modern interpretation of a traditional fave
Using this technique to make new paper from old is ideal for creating decorative paper – perfect for gorgeous bookmarks, cards, envelopes and gift tags.
This recipe book cover makes a very special gift for a mother or daughter.
We show you how easy it is to decorate tiles yourself, using pieces of fabric.
Use these templates designed by Kelly Fletcher to do beautiful embroidery.
This decoration is quick and easy to do. Place it above your bed, or in your entrance hall.
A plain Chinese paper lantern is transformed when covered with beautiful paper roses.
Heels with ankle straps two-tone, Wild Alice (R399)
Asymmetrical midi skirt pale blue, Edit ( R299)
Floral fit and flare dress multi-colour, Style Republic (R450)
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