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by Lillia
Sat Feb 18, 2012 7:56 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: ...make a wind chime?
Replies: 10
Views: 1891

Re: ...make a wind chime?

Sea shells, bits of bamboo, old film pots, dryed gourdes, cotton reels, buttons would all make interesting noises. There must be more things that you could use that are free. Good Luck & please post photos. :iconbiggrin: MW Thank you~ you see, I just have to open up to new ideas like this....and ke...
by Lillia
Sat Feb 18, 2012 7:35 am
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Little things that really annoy you!
Replies: 238
Views: 53191

Re: Little things that really annoy you!

Thomzo wrote:Freecycle no-shows. That's two now for the same item :banghead:

Zoe
Maybe that item is cursed, Thomzo~ :lol:
by Lillia
Sat Feb 18, 2012 7:33 am
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Little things that really annoy you!
Replies: 238
Views: 53191

Re: Little things that really annoy you!

Dr.Syn wrote:Cant get a flight to Bristol till March to see my Mum. Have to go by boat - 2 day trip.
:( Ridiculous, hmmm?
by Lillia
Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:11 pm
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Little things that really annoy you!
Replies: 238
Views: 53191

Re: Little things that really annoy you!

Dr.Syn wrote:Ry**air's latest money maker I go onto the internet for customer services and I am directed to a Yellow Number (cost € 3:00 per call) to be given another number on prime rate. :banghead:
You're lucky if you can even stay online at Ry@nair's website! We can't seem to~ :banghead:
by Lillia
Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: ...make a wind chime?
Replies: 10
Views: 1891

Re: ...make a wind chime?

Thomzo wrote:How about using old cutlery? http://www.thepaintedbird.co.uk/fork--s ... -633-p.asp

Zoe
Thanks, Zoe; I know I can pick cutlery up at the charity shop, for cheap~~
by Lillia
Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:06 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: ...make a wind chime?
Replies: 10
Views: 1891

Re: ...make a wind chime?

Dr.Syn wrote:Bits of old metal pipe, broken china, think I would avoid glass. Hope this helps
I guess I should keep my eyes open for 'things'. How would I get holes in china for the string?
Thanks so much~
by Lillia
Fri Feb 17, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Using CDs in the garden - problems?
Replies: 13
Views: 5367

Re: Using CDs in the garden - problems?

Dr.Syn wrote:They don't play very well after they've gone clear :dark1:
:lol:
by Lillia
Fri Feb 17, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Make a vase from a plastic bottle!
Replies: 10
Views: 3458

Re: Make a vase from a plastic bottle!

I can't wait to make one! :iconbiggrin:
by Lillia
Fri Feb 17, 2012 12:00 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Oat Biscuits
Replies: 29
Views: 4102

Re: Oat Biscuits

Here you go Tony - I fear these won't keep very well either! :lol: 3 ½ oz butter 2 ½ oz demerara sugar pinch salt 2 oz self raising flour 4 oz oats 1 bar plain chocolate Cream butter and sugar. Knead in a pinch of salt, self raising flour and oats. Put heaped teaspoonfuls of the mixture onto a grea...
by Lillia
Fri Feb 17, 2012 11:52 am
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Turning Big clothes into small clothes
Replies: 10
Views: 3061

Re: Turning Big clothes into small clothes

Good thread~~ :icon_smile:
I always see great dresses at the charity shops but they are way huge...now that I have my new sewing machine, it's no longer an obstacle! Some dresses are like new and very well priced~
:thumbright:
by Lillia
Fri Feb 17, 2012 11:38 am
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Little things that really annoy you!
Replies: 238
Views: 53191

Re: Little things that really annoy you!

~socks taken off, wrong-side-out
~people who chew their gum loudly, making those popping and cracking noises
~people who work with the public, especially where I spend my MONEY, who can't or refuse to SMILE! :(
by Lillia
Fri Feb 17, 2012 11:16 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Feeling S.A.D
Replies: 22
Views: 2491

Re: Feeling S.A.D

ha ha I don't close them - well only in summer in our bedroom to keep the heat out! Actually it's starting to get light around 8am now - it's amazing how quickly it seems to happen in February compared to January. :sunny: In Erquy, I LOVE hearing all the shutters opening up in the mornings there~~ ...
by Lillia
Fri Feb 17, 2012 10:44 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: ...make a wind chime?
Replies: 10
Views: 1891

...make a wind chime?

I am willing to buy the nylon thread/fishing string, but want to use recycled materials for the rest.
Has anybody made one before or have any ideas?
Thanks~
:iconbiggrin:
by Lillia
Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:59 am
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Using CDs in the garden - problems?
Replies: 13
Views: 5367

Re: Using CDs in the garden - problems?

oldfella wrote:Tried this a year or so back, then stood in the tunnel and watched a Thrush picking bugs off the cabbages, under the post where the CD hung.
Okay, well, that's good news then for me! I can have CDs AND birds! :iconbiggrin:
by Lillia
Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Feeling S.A.D
Replies: 22
Views: 2491

Re: Feeling S.A.D

Millymollymandy wrote:Light here until 6.30pm, but then we pay the price in the morning!
Millymollymandy, you need to open your shutters! :lol: