#makedoandmendhour 17th July

Here we go then, this week’s #makedoandmendhour!

Pics we shared:


1. Brilliant bug house! Made from an old CD cabinet, broken fence panel and discarded bricks! From @kykaree
2. Alarm cable inner strands awaiting upcycling by @SueArcher6
3. Bottle top bead curtain! Linked together with fishing line, by @smalldustytown
4. 36ft of free shelving from ladders found in a skip by the lucky @Magpiemosaics
5. Awesome darning job on an old blanket for an invisible mend by @Magpiemosaics
6. Old bike tyre being called into action to hold up an apple tree in @Sweetmyrtle’s garden
7. @jhwilts is busy crocheting a rug for her camper van
8. Pickled nasturtium seeds! From @SueArcher6
9. Hanging baskets upcycled into a birds nest thingy by @junelpenney
10. Top darning by @BeckyAnnison
11. @bluebirdanielle shared tales of homemade wine for £1/litre. And no hangover..!
12. The fabulously talented @Maker_of_Things has made a heated towel rail from reclaimed copper pipe
13. A great bit of upcycling by @DecadiaDesigns
14. @MagpieMosaics found this WW1 trunk in a charity shop, and has added castors to make an instant coffee table!
15. @BeckyAnnison is ploughing on with her knitted blanket using up scraps of wool

Things we learned:

Links we shared:

I know I say it every week, but only because it’s true-I learn something new every week-thankyou so much to everyone who comes and joins in and shares all their brilliant Makes and Mends, and their top Making Do tips :)

See you next Thursday 8-9pm for another brilliant #makedoandmendhour!


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lindaswildlifegarden - 19/07/2014

Reblogged this on Linda's wildlife garden and commented:
Awesome and thank you for sharing have a nice day Jen and a blessed one

Jen - 19/07/2014

Thanks Linda!

sandyfaithking - 19/07/2014

Reblogged this on The Un-paving Paradise Project and commented:
Some truly inspiring ideas here!

Jen - 19/07/2014

Thankyou, and thanks for sharing!

KnitNell - 20/07/2014

Hi Jen I love reading your Posts – I always feel rejuvenated after reading them, they are so full of life, enthusiasm and brilliant ideas.

Jen - 20/07/2014

Awwww, what a lovely thing to say! Thankyou so much :)

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