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Jammie Coo Woodworks http://jammiecoo.com Handmade Upcycled Woodworks Sun, 10 Nov 2019 06:50:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.12 http://jammiecoo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/cropped-IMG_0145-32x32.jpg Jammie Coo Woodworks http://jammiecoo.com 32 32 How to Tell it’s Handmade… http://jammiecoo.com/make-handmade-look-handmade Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:28:22 +0000 http://jammiecoo.com/?p=883 Handmade items are so popular nowadays that they are now mass produced in factories! If your craft items can be found in shops where there is a mixture of handmade and mass produced items, how do you make sure that customers know these souless commercial items from your own lovingly created gems? Often its the finishing touches which make a ...

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Retro Christmas Stars http://jammiecoo.com/retro-christmas-stars Sun, 10 Dec 2017 11:27:56 +0000 http://jammiecoo.com/?p=891 These stars are so simple to make and add a real retro feel to the festivities. I recently moved to quite a modern looking flat and was struggling to decorate it for Christmas, having always gone ye olde Victorian route. However these home-made stars were really easy to make and will probably stay on my wall long after Christmas! I’ll ...

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Say it with …a Personalised Framed Print! http://jammiecoo.com/say-words-not-flowers Sun, 26 Nov 2017 10:14:30 +0000 http://jammiecoo.com/?p=879 ‘Say it with Flowers’ goes the phrase, but these hand-drawn digital Heartstones prints are far better at getting your message across and take the guess-work out of your gift.  We can fit in exactly what you want to say, providing a gift that’s beautiful, personal and long-lasting all at the same time. Order hand-drawn personalised Heartstones Print here.

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How to Choose Items to Upcycle http://jammiecoo.com/how-do-i-start-upcycling Sat, 25 Nov 2017 12:47:30 +0000 http://jammiecoo.com/?p=841 Without knowing what kind of items you would like to upcycle, you could end up with the entire contents of your local charity shop spilling out of your cupboards. I did this at the beginning; it was not pretty!  So I suggest that you ask yourself some questions first to get a little focus on what you’re looking for… What ...

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Upcycling Workshops on Bute http://jammiecoo.com/upcycling-workshops-bute http://jammiecoo.com/upcycling-workshops-bute#comments Wed, 22 Nov 2017 23:13:24 +0000 http://jammiecoo.com/?p=834 As Christmas approaches, many of us start to clear out cupboards in anticipation of shiny new things.  If you would like to find out how to do something creative and useful with your pre-loved goodies, come along to one of our Upcycling Workshops in the New Year on the beautiful Isle of Bute, Scotland. Upcycling Workshop This class will show ...

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Quirky Fork Hooks http://jammiecoo.com/quirky-fork-hooks Wed, 08 Nov 2017 23:44:48 +0000 http://jammiecoo.com/?p=615 There’s something lovely about upcycled antiques; they have the beauty of their time pulled through into the present day and it makes for a great conversation piece. Take this little cute fork for instance. I chose this one as I felt that it would likely have been admired in that day too. With the fork tines curled and the handle ...

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Sea Stories – pyrography on wood http://jammiecoo.com/sea-stories-pyrography-on-wood Sat, 04 Nov 2017 11:22:40 +0000 http://jammiecoo.com/?p=509 The latest in a collection of nautical designs inspired by the Isle of Bute’s many bays.  Pictures below are from Scalpsie Bay, snapped whilst looking for driftwood on a wet and windy day! Hand-finished in 100% natural beeswax.                        

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Personalised Gifts http://jammiecoo.com/personalised-gifts Sat, 04 Nov 2017 09:07:53 +0000 http://jammiecoo.com/?p=496 Jammie Coo also has a range of personalisable products, perfect for birthdays, engagements or as a small thoughtful gift with a personal touch.             Simply select the gift you would like, enter the message you wish to add and any other symbols/emoji’s etc.  You can also choose ribbon colour for those items which come with ...

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How’s it Hanging? Finding the right fixings for your wall art. http://jammiecoo.com/hows-it-hanging-finding-the-right-fixings-for-your-wall-art Sun, 06 Nov 2016 21:15:23 +0000 http://jammiecoo.com/?p=310 Whether you’re making something for your own home or as a gift for someone else, if your finished woodwork goes on a wall it needs the correct hooks. As a beginner in making woodwork items, I’ve experimented with various hooks and hook-like items, with some working well, and others leaving a dent in the floor where I’ve underestimated the weight ...

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Oooh shiny! Why we love antique cutlery so much… http://jammiecoo.com/oooh-shiny-why-we-love-antique-cutlery-so-much Thu, 03 Nov 2016 21:18:40 +0000 http://jammiecoo.com/?p=301 …well the obvious answer is that it helps us get our food to our mouths in style, but there’s more to it than that with antique cutlery. It has been somewhere before; it has brought food to the mouths of peasants and nobility and everyone in between.  Opening a box of old cutlery is like finding buried treasure (even when ...

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