26/04/2017 ChandreBo

When we moved into our new place one of the things I was most excited about was our garden. I’ve always potted around with plants, and after a decade of living in student apartments, and then an apartment with my husband I was dying to get my green fingers into the dirt and to start gardening. The garden of the house we moved into desperately needed….everything. It oscillated between being either entirely over-grown or completely dead. We were going to have to do a complete overhaul. It was also the first time that either of us would be living in a…

30/11/2016 ChandreBo 2Comment

Maybe it’s the poet in me, but I really enjoying writing cards. Whether its for a birthday, a wedding, or just a ‘get-well-soon’ I enjoy writing messages for people to read. I still keep all the cards I receive and stick in them into a big book. The messages and wishes written in them mean a lot to me, so even for a Christmas tag, I like to have the space to write something special. Which is why I decided to make these, rather large, Christmas-themed gift tags for presents delivered this past weekend. This DIY is very quick to…

17/10/2016 ChandreBo 1Comment

I, like many other brides, became a little obsessed with ‘Mr and Mrs’ everything while planning my wedding. Don’t get me wrong, my feminist side hates the fact that as a woman my title changes simply because I’m married. Although I will admit that my romantic side took over during the wedding, my practical side kicked in and told me that a free-standing ‘Mrs’ sign on my bookshelf just takes up space and requires dusting. But then I found something cooler. A way for me to make a personalised doormat. Although I didn’t take my husband’s surname, I thought it…