Bargain corner: spring bunting pattern


Thought you’d like to see this pretty knitted bunting pattern over on The Making Spot. For just 69p, that’s less than the price of two Cadbury Creme Eggs, you can download this spring pattern. And, if you do it now, and you get your needles clicking, you could even have one finished in time for the Easter weekend. It’s the perfect way to spring clean your yarn stash…

Thrifty Thursday: Cupcake cases


It’ll soon be Easter and we’ve been looking for ways to decorate our homes for spring. So, how about this? There seems to be a whole movement dedicated to crafty pretties made from none other than – yes! – cupcake wrappers. Perfect for adding to gift wrap or to decorate the home for a special occasion. Most of us have some cupcake cases stashed away at the back of our kitchen cupboards, so call this a cost-free and thrifty project.

Moodboard Monday: Doilies


Doilies and spring time go together like Easter and bunnies, and we’re feeling inspired by Donna Bramhall’s sweater makeover in issue 12 of Mollie Makes. Donna has used doilies to transform a plain top, but we can’t stop with clothing. We’ve got lots of doilies tucked away in drawers just waiting to have their moment. Try these ideas for adding prettiness to your home…