Cherry Blossoming In All Its Glory: A Sakura Sojourn in Japan 2024

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The Beauty of Cherry Blossom in Japan Cherry blossom time in Japan is magical, as nature presents its ultimate floral show. Not only do trees offer such a variety of materials for our crafts. but they can also be beautiful beyond words. The flowering of cherry blossom trees, known as sakura in Japanese,  has been celebrated for over a thousand years throughout the country’s poetry, literature and art.

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Wood Crafts……..Creative Pyrography, Jewellery, Toys, Furniture and more……

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A Warm Welcome to ‘My World of Wood Crafts’ Just click on an image below to open the relevant post or look down the categories in the right hand sidebar. Pyrography Pyrography is one of the best wood crafts to start from home…inexpensive to set up, only needs a small working space and there are a wide range of products you can personalise. The best wood to use if you are a beginner is basswood with willow and aspen as alternatives. Basswood is light in colour, readily available and has an unobtrusive grain pattern….. Jewellery Making wooden jewellery is a…

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Cable Reels……16 Great Ideas For Their Transformation

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    Cable Reels…. So Many Ideas For Recycling Cable reels can be upcycled in so many ways,,,, I hope this post will inspire you to create your own innovative designs.  Here are a few pros and cons when it comes to cable reel furniture….. Pros…… The wood has been treated with preservative, which penetrates deep into the fibres, so the cable reel will not rot. Although cable reels  may have been treated with insect repellent and anti-fungal products, any harmful properties will have been washed away over time by the weather. Larger cable reels are very heavy, which is…

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Outdoor Living Is Transformed With These 10 Self Build Projects

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Outdoor living needn’t cost a fortune. Here are a few ideas to transform your garden into an outdoor room….   Patio Table Drinks Holder Patio table drinks holder Keep those valuable drinks cool with this cooler box made from a reclaimed pallet. Excellent step by step instructions and lots of photographs. FolkArt Home texture chalk paint was used to give a slight texture and a matte, distressed finish. The holder was given an antique appearance using a stain to distress the paint. Quality Wellness Products at Affordable Prices   Also An Outstanding Business Opportunity  at Hanging Wall Garden Hanging Wall…

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