It’s hard to know when the weather will be kind enough to let you make use of your garden or patio, so here at Make The Most Of, we’re like the Scouts: prepared and ready to get out there at a moment’s notice. Here are our favourite ways to make the garden perfect for entertaining and relaxing. Continue reading
Silversmith and glass artist Pam Peters is one of the talented artisans who features on Make The Most Of. We’ve asked her to join us on the blog from time to time as a guest to tell us about her work. Here’s her second post. Continue reading
It’s hard to beat the sights and sounds of the seaside now the summer months are here. But when you can’t be there, it’s easy to evoke the same happy and relaxed feelings a trip to the coast can bring when you’re at home. These are a few of our favourite buys, guaranteed to transport you to the sea front.
Upcycler and textile artist Fran Huxley tells us a little about herself and how she creates her wonderful wreaths... plus we get a preview of her newest product lines.
We all had a great bank holiday at home... but I also realised just how messy the house can get when everyone's in. So, here are five great buys to help us (and you) stay organised...
As we attempt modestly to do our bit for Dinbych high street, we discover an encouraging and engaging story.
The shop moves into its third month since opening and each week brings new contacts, new makers and new customers. A rhythm is beginning to develop and I am learning what matters to the people who call in to the shop.
Denbigh - or Dinbych - is turning out to have some similarities to Caerwys, not least, the role of a shop as a gathering place. Continue reading
Looking for a present for a special dad? We’ve found five unique gifts that will last them a lifetime.
Poor dads – their national day takes second place to Mother's Day (let's be honest!). So we were surprised to discover that it's a day that's been celebrated for more than 100 years Continue reading
With the weather (mostly) taking a turn for the better, it’s time to get your home set for the season. These quick ideas from Make The Most Of are so simple to do, and they’ll transform your rooms so they feel summery even when the sunshine doesn’t oblige. Continue reading