Tag: upcycling

125 Articles

Showing articles 1-10

Festival Take Over: DIY Floral Sunglasses

Festival season is the perfect time to express yourself and let your creativity shine through, and we've got the perfect DIY project to jazz up your...

How I Saved £422

Last summer I did an internship at Futerra Sustainability Communications, as the final credit for a degree in communications I was wrapping up. The CEO there Lucy Shea was the self-proclaimed goddess...

Oxfam and Dawn O'Porter team up to promote vintage fashion

It's an exciting time for vintage fans with the Channel 4 programme This Old Thing showcasing the joys of second hand shopping and Dawn's new book, which accompanies the show delves into the history behind...

DIY: Carrie Diaries Paint Splatter Clutch

Ever since I saw young Carrie Bradshaw's personalised paint splatter bag, I knew I had to have it one way or another. I mapped out different ways of completing this DIY in my head, as...

DIY: Chop Your Top

This month's DIY marks my first year anniversary as an Oxfam fashion blogger! It really is an honour writing for such a big global organisation and encouraging all you lovely...

DIY: Festival Fringing

Introduce a bit of fringing in to your wardrobe in time for festival season!  You will need: Sewing machine Scissors Chalk ...

DIY: Sew Your Own Contrast Panel Dress

This week I've been slaving over my sewing machine... and loving every minute of it. You see, I've been inspired by the Great British Sewing Bee and watching the show...

DIY: Chain Rings

You will need: • Plated wire • A length of chain • Wire cutters • An item with a similar width to your finger • A nail file ...

DIY: Winter Hat with Knitted Bow and Pom-Poms

At this time of year the weather is cold, wet and sometimes snowy, and watching the Winter Olympics has got me thinking about wrapping up warm! So this week my thoughts have...

DIY: Bag & Scarf Embellishment

After hibernating in the library, hacking away at my dissertation for months on end, I've finally decided to make something quirky (yet practical) to carry all my heavy...

RSS updates

Get the latest news and updates in your news reader.