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COTTAGE AND VINE: Re-Freshed

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Christmas needs fixing - the story of a visionary elf.

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The Fixer's Manifesto from the brilliant minds at Sugru.

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Woolfiller - the easy way to fix the holes in your woollen clothes

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How to save your flip flops

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Clever little tip for scratched up wood

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Cute way to patch up your jeans

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Living Well: 4 Secrets to a Well-Mended Wardrobe

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You might have broken a bowl, but thats a candle holder waiting to be made

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Seamlessly repair a broken melamine tray using colour-matched sugru

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Changing rooms around is fun. But carpet indentations are not. Remove them with ice cubes.

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"The heels on my favourite shoes were badly scuffed and marked and looked really shabby. I didn't want to throw them out, so I covered the heel in some glittery fabric. They look amazing now and I've received so many compliments on them. It only cost me around 5 pounds to spruce them up too!"

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"This bike has been in the family for years, and no one uses it so my mum was going to throw it out. I replaced its wheels, oiled and cleaned it up and now I use to it cycle to university. In consequence saving my carbon footprint and the bike!"

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"I fixed this tape dispenser after is got broken in two"

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"This is the mug I glued back together after my friend smashed it"

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"My brother in law looking very happy that his engineering skills from his time in the Royal Navy came in useful when this arcade kids ride broke!"

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"Super-glued my boot to get more wear out of it"

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"I love this belt so when the clip broke I just used a safety pin to fix it!"

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"We fixed this table so we could enjoy summer bbqs"

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"This is a bunch of old speaker about to be chucked so I took normal wires and a male jack from Maplan. 1 to wire the speakers I just connected the wires they came with (because there soldered and I don't have any solder) and connected all the positives together and put the positive wire with the male jack connected. I did the same with the negative wires. 2 connecting the jack was hard at first but it's simple connect the positive to the long tower thing and negative to the two smaller…

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"The pear tree in my back garden snapped in half so I have tried to give it another chance with a bamboo cane, some bandage and lots of string!"

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"Only held together by glue. Can't wait for someone to sit down. Hahahhahahahahahaha" Ok, so this isn't such an amazing fix!

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"I fixed this windmill because It was my late grandads and I wanted something to see everyday that reminded me of him. unfortunately not all the wings were found."

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"My 4-year-old MacBook had become slow and almost unusable, meaning I'd potentially have to buy a new laptop, further resulting in computer waste. I installed new ram and upgraded my operating system at a fraction of the cost of a new computer and now have a new lease of life out of what would've been binned!"

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"I used shredded paper as bedding for my guinea pigs. Rather than just throwing the paper away :)"

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"A recycled chain now used as a moan feature in my rockbed."

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