Easy Striped Birthday Banner

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Easy Striped Birthday Banner

Easy Striped Birthday Banner My oldest turned 15 earlier last month. A huge cliche, but where have those years gone? For each birthday, I like to make decorations (despite no encouragement from the boy) to mark the occasion. This year had a bit of a Manchester United theme. His main present is a trip to Old Trafford for the last game of the … Read More

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Classic Espresso Martini Recipe and a variety of twists

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Coffee Martini

Classic Espresso Martini Recipe plus recipes with a twist Ahhhh Espresso Martini!  Any drink that combines my two favourite ingredients –  Coffee and vodka is always going to be popular at PaintSew Glue Chew Towers.  We were knee deep in studying last week (my kids).  They were pored over the books, while I was full time testing them (and testing and testing), … Read More

DianaClassic Espresso Martini Recipe and a variety of twists

Lime Place Settings

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Lime Place Settings

Lime Place Settings Regular visitors to PaintSewGlue Chew will know I love a name place setting.  These Lime place settings are a little bit quirky, but super easy.  My favourite combination. They may seem a little bit ‘precious’ for relaxed dining, but I always use them. Guests can be directed to the table, and can faff as much as they … Read More

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Hand Made Gift Wrap – Easy 5 minute Craft

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Hand Made Gift Wrap

Hand Made Gift Wrap – Easy 5 minute Craft This gift wrap is so cheap and easy – it takes less time to make than it would be to jump in the car and run to the shop.  The added benefit is it can be done in any colour way, for only a few pence per sheet.  This haul of … Read More

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Melting Snowman White Hot Chocolate Jars

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Melting Snowman White Hot Chocolate Jars

Melting Snowman White Hot Chocolate Jars Abbi and I made these melting snowman white hot chocolate jars as part of a Christmas gift exchange with her friends this year.  They make a great easy and quick little craft, and a very cute little cost effective gift. And who doesn’t want an excuse to drink steaming mugs of hot chocolate at this … Read More

DianaMelting Snowman White Hot Chocolate Jars