Trouser Hanger Picture Hook

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Trouser hanger Picture Hook

Abbis room is a strange shape.  She is up in the eaves of our old Victorian London house – most of the ceiling and walls are sloping, which makes for a great quirky space, but its also difficult to hang pictures. She is a girl after my own heart, who likes to ring the changes in terms of decor, so I made … Read More

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Witches Brew Halloween Craft for Kids

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witches brew

We have a holiday cottage outside london, where we go for most holiday.  The managers always organise amazing community events for the high days and holidays.   Two years ago they organised this witches brew station for the kids.  It would be easy to recreate at home on a smaller scale. The first thing the kids did was design their packaging. … Read More

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Easy Halloween Decorations

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Easy Halloween Decorations

Halloween is one of the kids favourite holidays.  And why wouldn’t it be? With the opportunity to run around the neighbourhood unsupervised, demanding sweets with menaces! The holiday has really taken off in the UK in the past 5 years.  It used to be enough to plonk a pumpkin outside your front door for a few hours.  Not any more. And while … Read More

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Paint Chip Banner DIY

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Paint chip banner

My daughter has been away on a school trip all week – and while I missed her like mad, I was pretty sure she will have been kept so busy, she won’t have given us a second thought. We also have builders in re doing our sitting room and dining room (the electrician today) – he’s keeps switching off all the … Read More

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Printable gift wrap using photos

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Printable Gift Wrap A number of Abbis friends had birthdays just before the end of summer term, and the girls were all going their own separate ways after the holidays.  Abbi has had so many memories with these girls (and nothing happens in our house without me whipping out the camera!)  – so I thought it would be nice to … Read More

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