Eighties Upcycling

When asked to make and style props for an 80’s themed event last year for the Q Festival, it was an obvious choice to use items from my childhood.  As it was an party it had to be music themed and if you’re as old as me you’ll remember taping the charts every Sunday evening … More Eighties Upcycling

Second Hand Santa with Emmaus UK

Earlier in the year I joined forces with Emmaus UK to help spread the word on recycling and upcycling, (read here) and they recently challenged me again to work on their #SecondHandSanta project. The challenge was to create bespoke second-hand Christmas gifts using items from Emmaus charity shops.  Christmas is about giving and by supporting your local charity … More Second Hand Santa with Emmaus UK

Cheerz Dad

I am my fathers daughter through and through. We’re both hoarders, both skip rats and both love a Yorkie. He was a truck driver in his early career and I was always playing drivers mate, keeping him amused while my mam and sister slept on! When I grew up my Dad always did all the … More Cheerz Dad

Upcycling with Emmaus UK for National Recycle Week

I recently joined forces with the Emmaus UK charity for National Recycle Week to help spread the word on recycling and upcycling.  Emmaus supports formerly homeless people by giving them a home, meaningful work in a social enterprise and an opportunity to get themselves back on their feet again. Their communities across the UK work … More Upcycling with Emmaus UK for National Recycle Week