Dinner Party Organisation Ideas

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Dinner party Organisation Ideas

Dinner Party Organisation Ideas (or How to host a dinner party and actually enjoy yourself) We love hosting a dinner party for friends at PaintSewGlueChew Towers.  What could be nicer than the company of good friends, plentiful food and drink in your own home.  But I know so many people who hate to entertain. They get stressed out and don’t … Read More

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Pom Pom Bat Halloween Decorations


Pom Pom Bat Halloween Decorations

Pom Pom Bat Halloween Decorations How cute are these pom pom bat halloween decorations?  We started making them last halloween, and became addicted, hanging them everywhere.  They are really easy – a perfect craft for little fingers.  The added benefit of virtually no mess.   Materials Black wool Pom pom maker (or circles / donuts shapes of thick card) Black card … Read More

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Halloween Spider Web Jam Jar Glasses


Halloween Spiderweb jam jar glasses

Halloween Spider Web Jam Jar Glasses These halloween spider web jam jar glasses are the marriage of jam jars and puffy paint.  Two of my favourite crafting materials.   Materials Jam Jars or mason Jars Black puffy paint Method Thoroughly clean the jam jars, removing all labels and sticky glue residue.  Depending upon their previous contents, its worth sterilising fully … Read More

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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

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