Tag Archive: DIY

Jan 10

How to make Vanilla Essence

The smell of vanilla essence is one of the my favourites… It’s an essential in the kitchen and if you bake often then you probably go through loads of vanilla extract, Vanilla ice-cream, vanilla cake… I’m getting hungry just thinking about it! Here i will show you how to make your own exceptionally nice vanilla …

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Dec 12

Cinnamon & Honey Soap

I’ve been eagerly creating batch after batch of home-made soap, trying new things and experimenting with different methods! I thought the result of this batch was worth a blog! I chose to try something different this time and added Honey to the batch to take hold of all the wonderful natural benefits that honey provides, …

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Jul 10

Lemon Myrtle Soap

Due to my keen interest in gardening and also science, I like to distil essential oils from plants (I will describe my distillation hobby in another post). I take the trimmings from plants that i grow and rather than throw them in the compost, i run them through my steam distillation apparatus and extract the …

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Jul 06

Killer Seed Propagator

Do you want to know how to increase your success with seed germination? Read on! As the title of my blog implies, I have way too many hobbies and gardening/hydroponics is one of them! I set out to build a seed propagator that would create the perfect environment for my precious seeds. It takes care …

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Jun 19

Simplest Raspberry Pi Case Ever

After recently acquiring a model B raspberry pi (finally!), i set out to build a case for it. The goal was to make something that protects the Pi from damage IsĀ  heavy enough that the weight of the ethernet cable does not pull it off the back of the desk looks presentable.       …

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