MAKE | Flower garland and giveaway

cocomamastyle | craft | school holiday activities | i can make book2

As the school holidays are coming to an end (or already ended for some!) we have a crafty post to inspire your end of summer activities and keep those little hands busy until school starts again, plus a giveaway to win 1 of 3 children’s craft books. I Can Make My Own accessories book, available at Amazon 5 […]

Mama and me | Cath Kidston crafts & WIN

cocomamastyle | cath kidston | gnorris the gnome | craft

We love a bit of crafting in our house, even if I have to force myself not to take over and instead, relax a little to let the girls do it their way, even if that is the messy way!  And with the Easter holidays under way and two weeks to fill, we started as we […]

10 steps to customise a denim shirt

customised denim shirt | studs and gingham | cocomamastyle

As one of Next’s top 10 most engaged bloggers (check me out!)I was invited to customise a denim shirt from their new season collection to make it my own as a one-off personalised piece. I love a reason to get creative and whip out a needle and thread, though don’t often have the time so […]

Tutorial | How to create a DIY monogram t-shirt

Tutorial | DIY monogram t-shirt | cocomamastyle

Lettering on clothing and interiors have increased in popularity in the last couple of years with kids’ bedrooms awash with initialled decor and wall art and the High Street favouring varsity style bold lettering on mens’, womens’ and childrens’ wear.  Type ‘monogram’ into Pinterest and you’ll be spoilt for choice! Combine this with a desire […]

mama makes… embellished tee


The t-shirt can never be underestimated as comfortable, practical mum-wear, but there are so many options other than your average basic tee, with interesting cuts, prints of every kind and embellishments to lift the humble t-shirt to a new level. A gorgeous tee caught my eye on a shopping trip recently, it was so simple […]