Moodboard Monday: Vintage weddings

Well… have you seen Let’s Get Hitched yet? The latest issue of Mollie Makes comes with a free beautiful wedding magazine. Even if you’re not getting married, you’ll fall in love with the endless joyful ways to make a celebration something special. And just to get you dreaming, let’s get into the vintage spirit…

Mollie Makes: Birthday Celebration

One year old! Who’d have thought it? Here we are, one year on, 14 issues in, and we’ve come a long way from those adorable (positively iconic) crochet apple jackets. And, we’ve loved every minute. In honour of the occasion, we thought we’d treat ourselves to a selection of rather amazingly sparkling and scrumptious cupcakes. Well, someone’s got to do it. Wish you were here! Hope you don’t mind, but we’ll tuck in on your behalf too..

Mollie Makes issue 14

It’s Mollie Makes’ first birthday issue complete with free DIY wedding magazine. It’s packed with inspiration for celebrations, parties, weddings… and just to make every day feel special. You can read more about our free 52 page DIY wedding look book here. Awe-inspiring ideas for weddings and indeed any special event, featuring Funky Retro, Vintage and Rustic themes.

Thrifty Thursday: Salt and pepper pots

What can you do with salt and pepper shakers? There’s only so many you can hide away in drawers and cupboards. Here’s how to upcycle them from practical workaday essentials into small objects of desire…

Polly pin cushion

Oh my! The thrill of an early birthday present. As you know, we’re nearly one year old, and we just received the most amazing and exciting little parcel in the post…

How to make a fabric heart brooch

Tutorial Tuesday is here again, and this week we’re bringing you a DIY fabric scrap brooch. It’s so perfect for prettying up a spring t-shirt with a pop of colour. Join Ali Burdon from Very Berry Handmade as she shows us how to make this easy fabric heart brooch.

Mollie Makes issue 14 templates

Your project templates for Mollie Makes issue 14 are ready to download

How to make crochet flower coasters

We suspect you’re going to like these crochet flower coasters. Actually, scratch that, we know you’re going to go wild for these… Today’s Tutorial Tuesday is a special treat, because it’s spring and because we are in love with Yvonne Eijkenduijn’s style… Yvonne is joining us from Yvestown Blog to show us how to crochet these beautiful coasters…

Moodboard Monday: Beautiful buttons

It’s Moodboard Monday, and we are all about the best of buttons today. We know how much you love them too. You can’t have missed our button mannequins the other week, and now, just to keep you topped up and buttoned up, we’ve found the cutest button inspiration in pastel colours…

Thrifty Thursday: Best vintage trunk ideas

Now that the car boot sale is well and truly open for business, we’re hoping to pick up a vintage trunk or two. Vintage luggage has got such charm. As long as it’s in passable condition you can leave it unadorned and proud of its battered edges. Or, if your trunk is way past help you can reinvent it, cover it or transform it. Here are some of our favourite ideas…