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Connie the concrete bikini model concrete garden ornament

Ok, so I've had a particularly weird last month and I'm not sure how I got here, but thankfully it's all worked out ok in the end. Lol! It all started when my husband was building a new path in our...
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Concrete Statue Concrete Bikini Garden Ornament
Connie the concrete bikini model concrete garden ornament
Asked by Ruth Wilder
712 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What is the pattern on forged kitchen knives called?

Hello, I am starting to do some research into a new hobby. I really like getting involved in a new process, doing the research, setting it up, getting the tools and learning a new skills. I really ...
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Forging forging knives patterned blade
What is the pattern on forged kitchen knives called?
Asked by Benny Layton
712 days ago
0 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Where can I get affordable fabric offcuts for kids?

I have just got into sewing, for the last four months and I would like to know if there is anywhere to get some affordable fabric offcuts, please? I am not too picky about pattern or design as I am st...
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Sewing fabric kids fabric
Where can I get affordable fabric offcuts for kids?
Asked by Ella Ara
713 days ago
3 likes | 1 comments | 2 votes | 0 follows

Mosaic decorated bowl with cat design

Hi, I have just finished my first attempt at a mosaic. I thought I would present it to my wife, who is a crazy cat lady, and see what she says. If she says she likes it, I'll tell her I made if for...
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Mosaic mosaic cat pottery bowl present
Mosaic decorated bowl with cat design
Asked by Gerald Dyson
713 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Where is the best place to buy thick foam for furniture upholstery?

Hello, I would be eternally grateful if someone could help me source some thick chair foam in the UK? A friend of mine had these old chairs, and a double sofa thing, and offered them to me because sh...
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Upholstery refurbishment upholstery fake leather foam for chairs
Where is the best place to buy thick foam for furniture upholstery?
Asked by Wil Jervis
713 days ago
0 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Fun garden project for people on a budget.

Hello, we don't have much money but I thought I would share a fun garden project that has been a real hit with the kids. Our flat has shared access to a sort of roof terrace. I say roof terrace, but i...
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Garden garden pallet plants kids fun roof garden
Fun garden project for people on a budget.
Asked by Lori Morris
713 days ago
3 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Is it worth restoring wool spinning wheel?

I have come across an old vintage wool spinning wheel and was wondering if there are any experts out there who could offer me a bit of advice. I quite like the idea of restoring it, and the more I ...
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Restoration wool spinning wheel restoration
Is it worth restoring wool spinning wheel?
Asked by Tim Wright
713 days ago
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Beautiful stained glass room divider my mother and father made in the 90s.

Hello, I just wanted to show off this beautiful stained glass room divider my mother and father made together in the 90s. My parents are both very creative and were always making things together wh...
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Stained Glass stained glass room divider homemade
Beautiful stained glass room divider my mother and father made in the 90s.
Asked by Helen Purdie
713 days ago
3 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How to restore an old workbench surface?

Hello, my friend's husband has kindly offered me an old workbench that he wants to get rid of. Only problem is the top is very destroyed. I would like to try and restore it. It's very pitted and disco...
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Workbench Workbench Restoration Resurfacing
How to restore an old workbench surface?
Asked by Nicole Landon
713 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Scissors, scissors, scissors, what is the best brand of scissors please?

Help! I am totally tired of buying scissors! I've had dozens of pairs of scissors over the year and they are now all over my place. They break, they get dull, I take them places and lose them and I've...
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Tools scissors cutting fabric scissors card scissors
Scissors, scissors, scissors, what is the best brand of scissors please?
Asked by Claire Lawrence
714 days ago
3 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Which is the best clay for jewellery making?

I would love to start making jewellery with clay, but it is not something that I have much experience with. I currently just make beaded jewellery, but would like to branch out into clay. I know th...
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Jewellery Jewellery Jewellery Making Polymer Clay Clay Molds
Which is the best clay for jewellery making?
Asked by Elizabeth Iris
714 days ago
4 likes | 3 comments | 9 votes | 0 follows

Are paint stencils really making a comeback?

Is stenciling really making a comeback? I remember when I was a kid, my mum up a ladder and endlessly stenciling a border around the top of our living room wall. She loved to watch a TV show called...
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Painting Stencils Painting
Are paint stencils really making a comeback?
Asked by Emma Nate
714 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Can the UCHIDA Corru-Gator paper crimper crimp in a circle?

I know this is probably a strange request, but I am looking to make a special project. Is there anyone reading this who owns a UCHIDA Corru-Gator Paper Crimper machine thing? It looks really good a...
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Papercraft crimpers rollers paper effects crimped paper
Can the UCHIDA Corru-Gator paper crimper crimp in a circle?
Asked by Donna Rian
714 days ago
2 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Where can I get a good letter writing kit for handwritten letters?

When was the last time you wrote a letter? Yes, me too, up until about 2 months ago when my daughter went off to college. I thought it would be a nice treat for us both to write each other the odd ...
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Letter Writing letter writing handwritten letters
Where can I get a good letter writing kit for handwritten letters?
Asked by Carol Eddy
714 days ago
0 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What is the best resin for UV resistance?

Hello, Are there any experts in resin brands out there? My friend gave me some left-over resin to experiment with and I have thoroughly enjoyed capturing flowers and plants in the resin. I wanted ...
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Resin Resin Yellowing Flowers
What is the best resin for UV resistance?
Asked by Billie Thom
714 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

We R Memory Keepers printer, print maker review?

I really like the look of this cute little printer but wanted to get an honest review before maybe getting one. They are so expensive but I don't mind paying a little extra for something that is worth...
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Printer Printer We R Memory Keepers
We R Memory Keepers printer, print maker review?
Asked by Darla Donny
714 days ago
0 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Can you make your own transfers for the Cricut EasyPress 2?

Hello, I really like the look of the Cricut EasyPress 2. I've seen a used one for sale. Mostly I want to make some cute baby grow outfits with fun slogans for my friends. But I was wondering how do yo...
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T-shirt Printing Cricut T-shirts Printing Transfers Heat Press EasyPress
Can you make your own transfers for the Cricut EasyPress 2?
Asked by Betty Pacey
714 days ago
0 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Is Terrazzo a design style or a material?

Hi, I really like the look of the Terrazzo tiles, they look very smart and clean and sophisticated. Hopefully a future classic as they are not crazy to be a fad. But in the right setting I think they ...
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Material Terrazzo Clay Resin Design
Is Terrazzo a design style or a material?
Asked by Nancy Roddy
714 days ago
0 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How do you paint teak garden furniture?

Help! I was given some perfectly usable garden chairs. I think they are teak. They are very heavy and have absolutely no sign of rotting on them and as I recall, teak is the wood used for garden furni...
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Painting garden chairs teak wood painting refurbishing
How do you paint teak garden furniture?
Asked by Kyle Kendrick
715 days ago
0 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How can I tell if a fabric is suitable for upholstery?

I am quite new to reupholstering furniture and would like to know how I can tell if a fabric is suitable for upholstery, please? I already paint furniture, but I would really love to get into upholste...
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Upholstery fabric upholstering
How can I tell if a fabric is suitable for upholstery?
Asked by Christine Winters
715 days ago
2 likes | 3 comments | 5 votes | 0 follows

Are feather filled or polyester filled cushion pads better?

I make cushions of various shapes and sizes and I was wondering if feather filled or polyester filled cushion pads are better? I think I prefer the feather, but I wanted to check what others would rec...
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Sewing cushions cushion pads sewing feather cushions polyester cushions
Are feather filled or polyester filled cushion pads better?
Asked by Joan Anne
715 days ago
6 likes | 5 comments | 14 votes | 0 follows

What materials can the Cricut Maker 3 cut?

I have just bought the Cricut Maker 3, I have had my eye on it for a while, but have finally decided to buy one. I read a lot of really good reviews, so I decided that it was the best cutting machine ...
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Papercraft Cricut Maker Papercraft
What materials can the Cricut Maker 3 cut?
Asked by Crysta Jones
715 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What is the best printer for scrap booking and journaling?

Hi, can anyone recommend a good printer they have used for printing papers and details for scrap-booking and journaling? I am starting to collect masses of papers, as often I find I buy a bundle an...
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Scrap Booking scrapbook journaling printer
What is the best printer for scrap booking and journaling?
Asked by Jaylee Addie
715 days ago
0 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What are the best woodworking YouTube channels?

I really like the regular popular guys like Steve Ramsey, John Heisz and Third Coast Craftsman, oh and that guy who makes the expensive kitchen counters and tables out of huge, expensive tree sections...
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Woodwork youtube woodworking
What are the best woodworking YouTube channels?
Asked by Colin Joss
715 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 1 follows
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