Melting Snowman White Hot Chocolate Jars

DianaBirthdays, Christmas, Drinks, Handmade Gifts

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

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Photo Christmas Ornaments DIY

DianaChristmas, Crafts, Decoration, Seasons

Photo Christmas Ornaments DIY

Photo Christmas Ornaments DIY This photo christmas ornaments DIY is a great 5-10 minute craft for decorating a minimal tree, or where you haven’t got much storage space. Materials Digital Photos Mini bulldog clips Silver embroidery thread photo editing software (or powerpoint) Method Choose your favourite pictures and transfer them to your favourite photo editing software on one sheet.  Reduce … Read More

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DIY Reusable Advent Calendar

DianaChristmas, Crafts, Projects, Wall Art

DIY reusable advent calendar

DIY Reusable Advent Calendar As soon as halloween is dispensed with in Paint Sew Glue Chew Towers, Abbi turns her attention to Christmas.  And her favourite part of the Christmas preparation is the advent calendar.  Each year we make a couple of versions for different friends, but this DIY reusable advent calendar is our favourite.  The calendar is a decorated … Read More

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Washi Tape Swizzle Sticks

DianaBirthdays, Christmas, Crafts, New Years, Party decorations

Washi tape craft ideas

Washi Tape Swizzle Sticks I made these easy wash tape swizzle sticks for the kids at our New Years Eve party last week.  Each year we celebrate with five families and their kids – 10 adults and 14 kids for dinner.  The adults were in the dining room – the kids in the kitchen. Why? enquired my oldest child as … Read More

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Hand Drawn Thank You Letters

DianaChristmas, Crafts, Design, Handmade Gifts

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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