Hand Drawn Thank You Letters

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Thank you letter ideas

Hand Drawn Thank You Letter It’s that time of year. The presents are all opened, the crackers have all been popped, and if you are anything like our family you will be trying to prise your children away from an array of electronic gadgets.  Its not very trendy I know ( or popular with the kids), but I am one of those … Read More

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DIY Superhero Advent Calendar

DianaChristmas, Gift Wrap, Handmade Gifts

DIY Superhero Advent Calendar This printable diy superhero advent calendar is so easy, and a great way to personalise your own Christmas countdown. Last year, a friend moved house at the beginning of December.  As a little housewarming gift to help her son settle his new bedroom, I made him an advent calendar.  As he loves spiderman, it had to … Read More

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Birthday Banner DIY

DianaBirthdays, Crafts, Handmade Gifts, Wall Art

Birthday Banner DIY Last year, two of Abbis friends had a roller disco party.  “Wear neon” was the request.  Here at Paint Sew Glue Chew Towers we don’t need to be asked twice to break out the headache inducing colours. So birthday banner and gift wrap were themed accordingly. As an alternative to birthday cards, we made a bright scroll birthday banner … Read More

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Thankyou Letter

DianaBirthdays, Design, Handmade Gifts, Other

Thankyou Letter

Thankyou Letter Earlier this month, it was my sons birthday.  He turned 13.  A teenager. To be fair he has been practicing for this roll for at least 2 years.  In my 13 years as a parent, I have been made well aware: Teenagers like hard cash. They do not like writing thankyou letters. As I am still in charge … Read More

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Painted Vase DIY

DianaCrafts, Handmade Gifts, Party decorations

Painted Vase DIY

Painted Vase DIY Great news:  One of the best shapes and sizes for this painted vase DIY is a large nuttela jar. Yay!  Great excuse to break out the chocolately spread whenever you feel like it. (As if an excuse was required). These are perfect for gifting a simple bunch of flowers cut from my garden – though as I’m not the … Read More

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