New Years Eve Party

DianaNew Years, Seasons

New Years Eve Party

New Years Eve Party Mr PaintSewGlueChew and I hail from Scotland.  The undisputed best place to celebrate Hogmanay…….(that’s New Years Eve for all you Southerners).  Listen and learn England….Scotland even gives its revellers an extra day off on the 2nd as a public holiday to get over the hangover. How Civilised. Growing up, Christmas was spent with family, and Hogmanay was … Read More

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Chalkmarker Christmas Decorations For Windows and Mirrors

DianaChristmas, Decoration, Party decorations, Seasons

Chalkmarker Christmas Decorations For Windows and Mirrors

Chalkmarker Christmas Decorations For Windows and Mirrors I am obsessed with chalkmarker decorations at the moment.  At the back of our house, we have glass windows (and no curtains) that are crying out for a little christmas “juujing up”.  Chalk marker decorations are the perfect solution. I am well know in my family for my loooooove of chalk markers.  There … Read More

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Paper Garland Craft

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Paper Garland Craft

Paper Garland Craft Its a horrid wet rainy London day…..Abbi has decided to put some (more!) Christmas decorations in her room.   She is not one for the “less is more” maxim, and this was an easy quick and satisfying craft. Materials needed: Silver embroidery thread Coloured paper Either double sided tape, OR a sewing machine Tools Needed: Scissors Paper punch … Read More

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How To Make Easy Snowman Cakes


Easy Snowman Cakes

How To Make Easy Snowman Cakes These Easy Snowman Cakes are never going to win any beauty contests, but they were so easy for my daughter and her friends to make and decorate.  Apologies for the photo quality too. Ingredients: For the body, we used: A cake mould and a standard batch of vanilla cake mix  Annabel Karmels (we use … Read More

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Moustache Wall Art for Movember


November Inspired Moustache Wall Art DIY

November Inspired Moustache Wall Art DIY The trend for moustaches is everywhere now….and although I think its pretty much overdone, I am still partial to the odd handmade “tache” graphic.  Though definitely not to the the real scratchy item. I’m a huge fan of Movember.  The Movember charity champions mens health awareness. In particular testicular and prostate cancer. The team there have come … Read More

DianaMoustache Wall Art for Movember