Hobbies & Interests Posts

Weekend Reading: A Gardening Edition

joshua-ness-109303Welcome to the first edition of Weekend Reading! This week’s theme follows last week’s #NationalGardeningWeek; as the days are longer and brighter, we’re itching to flex our green fingers and get out there in the garden. Whether you’re growing vegetables, planting bountiful blooms or hoping to grow a burgeoning herb garden for your own kitchen stores, we’ve rounded up our favourite useful gardening reads of 2017. Bookmark the ones you love – here’s this week’s Weekend Reading: A Gardening Edition.

Mother’s Day: Make, Bake and Buy

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, we’ve got a few ideas to get you maximum brownie points! Treat your Mum this Mother’s Day: Make, Bake and Buy:

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We love the crafty Merit badges lovely blogger Fritha made from the March issue of Mollie Makes – not only are they bang on trend, they’re also super easy to make! All you need is a pencil, some 12 x 12″ canvas fabric, an embroidery hoop, an embroidery needle and thread and you’re ready to go!

Ideal Home for Mother’s Day

Ideal Home Magazine

Lovely lifestyle blogger Lisa from Mathilde heart Manech talks treating your Mum and inspiring reads with Ideal Home for Mother’s Day…

With Mother’s Day approaching (pop March 26th in your diary folks) you may find yourself in a quandary as to what to buy your mum for a gift this year. She deserves to be spoiled but what do you get the person who already has everything? A bunch of spring blooms and a box of luxury chocolates? A fragranced candle or a bottle of her favourite bubble bath? Perhaps.

7 Cars of 2017 (and the Ultimate Petrolhead Playlist)

Love cars? Here at magazine.co.uk HQ we’re speeding into 2017 with eyes on the open road ahead of us and some of the sweetest releases to come. Here are 7 cars of 2017 to watch out (and save up) for:

1. Mazda MX-5 RF, as chosen by Car magazine

Mazda MX5-RF, Car magazine

3 Brilliant Valentines Day Ideas

drgf7doee-o-roman-kraftLooking for something easy and fun to do around the season of love? We’ve rounded up 3 brilliant Valentines Day ideas to do on the day or save for the weekend. It’s time to do something sweet for your sweetheart! No one special? We say treat yourself – or invite your friends round. Galentines and Palentines is a thing, y’know!

7 places to go in 2017

Plane Window photo by Freddy Castro on UnsplashLooking for the coolest places to travel and holiday hotspots for the new year? Here are the 7 places to go in 2017 you need to know about, whether you’ve got two weeks to explore or need a weekend escape…

3 Christmas Crafts You Can Make from Magazines!

We all love a glossy magazine (some of us even collect them), but what do we do with them afterwards?  Here are 3 Christmas crafts you can make from magazines – we all have some lying around…!
Christmas Crafts out of Magazines | magazine.co.uk

Our Top 5 UK Craft Bloggers

We’re back again with our favourite round up of bloggers – this time, we’re celebrating our top 5 UK craft bloggers! Now we don’t know about you, but we like crafts that we can actually do ourselves. Our favourite craft bloggers make simple, fun and effective crafts and DIYs – here’s a bit more about them and why we think they’re fab:

Crafts on Sea

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7 Awesome Autumn Ideas

At magazine.co.uk HQ we’re celebrating all things autumnal. There’s a definite chill in the air, so grab your sparklers and toast your marshmallows because everything changes when the leaves turn from green to gold. Here are 7 awesome autumn ideas for the fall season…
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3 Cool Creatures to Craft Using Conkers

Love getting crafty with the kids? Child friendly DIYs can be hard to come by, but with a pinch of inspiration and a little help from Pinterest, you can make cool crafts for kids out of just about anything! We’re focusing on Autumn craft using conkers – perfect for rainy weekends, or to stave off half term boredom! icreative conker snails