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Caitlin Flint
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Hello, I'm Caitlin (Caketin) I have a blog & I like making things.
Hello, I'm Caitlin (Caketin) I have a blog & I like making things.

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Moving out check list
After almost 5 years in Wimbledon I'm starting to look at moving back in with my parents for a while to save money.  I'll stay in my job but commute (maybe I'm crazy). The agreement with my landlord means I'm currently looking for someone to take my room. -...

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Cake
So much cake. So, so, so much cake. I made a chocolate coca cola cake for mum for mothers day. She loves all that stuff (cake, chocolate, coca cola) so it seemed like a good idea. I used the recipe from this months The Simple Things magazine and it turned o...

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Painted Ikea frame
I found this paint in my local craft shop LOVED the colour (it matches Mindy - my car) and figured I'd give it a try to make the frame below a bit more interesting The paint has a similar finish to Annie Sloan but perhaps a bit more chalky. I did two coats ...

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The Night Manager
I started to read The Night Manager right before the BBC TV series started and managed to keep ahead of it luckily! The book has a lot more going on in it, Pine's relationship to Sophie much more of a focus than it is in the series (which still packs a lot ...

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Cardamom and rose water cupcakes
There's a bake sale at work tomorrow so I've made these cupcakes! I had a practise go at the weekend because I wasn't sure how much cardamom to use but they've turned out pretty damn good even if I do say so myself! Ingredients Makes 12 175g each of butter,...

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Pom pom blanket
Pretty easy one this. The blanket is a simple Ikea one. I used a small pompom maker to make a ton of pom poms and then stitched them onto the scallops. I started by sewing pom poms on alternate scallops near the end. I then went back and sewed some on the e...

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Bedside tables
I actually took some things from my parents for once rather than storing more of my stuff in their garage!  I took two pine bedside tables that I think are as old as me (I'm afraid I forgot to take a before photo). They are sturdy and a good size they just ...

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Watching, reading, listening
Watching I went to the Warner Brothers Harry Potter Studio tour again last week which has started a rewatch of all the HP films. I've been doing it with one of my friends over Whatsapp with lots of messages about how stupid Harry can be... via GIPHY I've al...

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Aran knit cowl
Mum asked me to make this for her for when she's out walking the dog. I put together rib, honeycomb and open diamond knits for it. It's big enough to double up. I'd like to do more with aran knitting - mix and matching stitches to make some more scarfs, cow...

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Watching, reading, listening
Watching via GIPHY Saturday night two of my friends made me watch John Carter . It is so strange. At times they repeatedly explain things (Barsoom is Mars if you watched the film and didn't pick up on that at all), at others they conveniently leave out impo...
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