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How to lengthen a dress

I often see dresses and skirts I like that fit me everywhere but that I wish were just that little bit longer. The op shops are full of them. I get around this dilemma by adding a contrast strip to the bottom of the dress. It’s quite easy to do, takes less than 30 minutes […]

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DIY Lettuce hanger

Since we got chickens our vegetable garden has been looking less than full and while it is winter here lettuce still grows well and we eat a lot of lettuce which we prefer to grow ourselves than buy. My hubby and 7yr old worked out an easy PVC pipe hanging planter that holds 36 lettuce […]

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Write Your own Note Cushion

Everyone loves a hand written note and we take it one step further in our house with hand written cushions! You can add a personal note and make the cushion match the recipient. These ones I get my kids to write on for their teachers at the end of the year, its a useful present […]