Living More with Less: Decluttering

Collect moments not things. Decluttering brings with it a sense of clarity and satisfaction, creating space and providing an overall feeling of calm. I try to declutter my home as I go,¬†cleaning out my closet from season to season and donating items I come across that I haven’t used in who knows how long. I […]

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How to: Stop your neighbours from stealing your bin

Crochet Yarn Bomb Bin - Chelsey Crafts

Today I’m sharing how I stop my neighbours from stealing our bin, an exercise in yarn-bombing. As you know, I’ve recently moved house and with moving house comes a new street, new neighbours and a new bin night routine. Unfortunately for us our new bin night routine goes something like this.. Tuesday: Tie up rubbish […]

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WINNERS of the Lylicrafts Batik Cushion Giveaway

And the winners are… Green cushion | Sona Red cushion | Kiran Perry Purple cushion | Emese – @emesee96 Pink cushion | Jessie May – @jessiemayf Congratulations!¬† ¬† If you haven’t already, you should receive contact shortly regarding your prize. If you don’t hear from me within the next couple of days please send me […]

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GIVEAWAY: 4 Lylicraft Malaysian Batik cushion covers up for grabs and a modern take on a traditional Malaysian recipe!

Let’s talk Malaysian designs, the art of Batik and where to buy handmade online. Oh! And there’s a giveaway for 4 lucky readers too! One of the things I love most about travelling through Asia is the bright and beautiful, patterned handcrafted goods. They make the best souvenirs to bring home for friends and family! […]

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Sew your own ironing board cover

Until last week I hadn’t used my sewing machine in a long time. I didn’t sew while we were house-hunting. Even before we started house-hunting I was slack in the sewing department. Honestly, I can’t remember the last time I made something using my sewing machine. Slack-O, I know! It was mostly out of practicality […]

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10 Tips for Moving House

My partner and I just moved into our first home three weeks ago. It was the first ‘big move’ for both of us and was a whirlwind of emotions and experiences. We have learned what not to do (like hiring a conveyancer after choosing a house) but we also managed to pick up a few […]

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