Creating magic with the Aviva Community Fund

(Advertisement feature with the Aviva Community Fund.) What value do you put on food that others throw away? Roughly a third of all food produced for human consumption worldwide goes to waste. That’s roughly 1.3 billion tonnes (view source). The water required to produce all of this waste food is also going to waste, not … More Creating magic with the Aviva Community Fund

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