DIY

MIXBOOK_NikkiMcWilliams_Bright_WEB

Capturing Memories with Mixbook

If you’re anything like me- flipping through a tattered shoe box of old photographs is one of life’s simple pleasures. Nowadays- almost everyone carries a super-high quality camera around with them in their pocket (in the form of a smartphone) with most of our personal photography being shared amongst friends on social media. And don’t get me wrong- I’m a big…

Read More
Purple Pansy to Coastal Mist Ombre Shed. Using Cuprinol Garden Shades

Parma Violet Ombre Dream Shed DIY

If you follow my instagram (and instagram stories now, too!) you’ll have seen a preview snap of my ombre dream shed. You’ll also know that I’m pretty partial to a spot of DIY. I have a fairly endless list of things that I’d like to make and do for our home and there’s been a lovely response to the projects…

Read More
DIY Tunnocks Teacake Festive Wreath

DIY Tunnocks Teacake Festive Wreath

I posted an instagram of this year’s Tunnocks inspired festive DIY yesterday (last year’s Teacake Christmas Puddings are still one of my most popular pins EVER!)- and I wanted to share a few pointers on how I made my festive Tunnocks Teacake Wreath. This is the first living wreath that I’ve attempted to make- and It was much less tricky…

Read More
Fiesta DIY: Crafting with Pinterest’s 2nd Birthday Party

Fiesta DIY: Crafting with Pinterest’s 2nd Birthday Party

At the end of week I was invited to Pinterest‘s London HQ to help them celebrate their UK office’s 2nd Birthday.  The party was Fiesta themed- so I whipped up a fun DIY activity for party goers to dabble with while they sipped margaritas  and munched nachos: Bold, embellished cactus cosies! The rooftop of Pinterest’s East London offices were decked our…

Read More
Inside the Biscuit Tin #4 Tunnocks Teacake Christmas Puddings

Inside the Biscuit Tin #4 Tunnocks Teacake Christmas Puddings

With Christmas only 4 weeks away we’re getting properly into the festive mood here at Biscuit Towers! We’re always looking for seasonal ways to pay tribute to the loves in life- which obviously has to include the noble Tunnocks Teacake– which inspired us to create our best-selling cushions! These little Christmas puds are super easy to do and make an excellent…

Read More
Inside the Biscuit Tin #2: Ikea Bekvam Kitty Playhouse

Inside the Biscuit Tin #2: Ikea Bekvam Kitty Playhouse

At almost 12 weeks old, our kitten Frankie is getting bigger and learning new things every day (his Pinterest Photo Diary is coming along well too!) We’ve been trying out different ways to keep him entertained (he loves to watch us draw or make anything) so we decided to draw something for him. He’s currently adopted an IKEA Bekvam stool…

Read More
All Change

All Change

If you’ve been following our tweets over the past few weeks- you’ll have seen that we’ve been doing some flitting! It’s all change for us at Biscuit Towers and we can’t wait to share it all with you. The first thing we have to show you though, is the beautiful new front door to our home! We spent a week…

Read More
DIY Teacake Ballpoint Pens

DIY Teacake Ballpoint Pens

The first in our series of Biscuit Inspired DIY Projects went down really well at the beginning of April with our DIY Teacake Planter taking centre stage! Continuing the biscuit theme- we’re so excited to share our newest make which combines two lifelong loves: stationery and Tunnocks Teacakes! We do love a fancy pen, however regular old Ballpoint Pens are…

Read More
DIY Teacake Planter

DIY Teacake Planter

We’ve been doing some DIY using our favourite material at the moment- Tunnocks Teacake Foil Wrappers! Visit our Pinterest for the full How-To. Don’t forget to leave a comment to let us know if you make one!

Read More
Crate Couch DIY – A Visual Diary

Crate Couch DIY – A Visual Diary

After a few heavy days printing in the studio last month- I decided that we needed somewhere to relax. Our (although very cool!) school chairs just weren’t cutting it.  Enter: Crate Couch DIY! (#cratecouchDIY) I scoured the internet for reasonably priced sofa-style seating and had flashbacks of the couch-purchase for our home last year. (Unfortunately I seem to have expensive…

Read More
Jamie Oliver Mag- Bake Your Own Biscuits

Jamie Oliver Mag- Bake Your Own Biscuits

If you’re a fan of home-baking, cooking or (like me) eating delicious food then I strongly suggest purchasing the current Jamie (Oliver) magazine! I was so excited to hear that the issue was going to feature lots of DIY biscuit recipes– and also that they would be featuring some of my biscuit cushions, in tribute! I have to admit- while…

Read More