Ombre Bath Salts

DianaCrafts, Handmade Gifts

Ombre bath Salts

Ombre Bath Salts For Christmas last year, Abbi made a batch of ombre bath salts for her friends as part of their Christmas presents.  They are so easy to make, customised in any colour or any scent. Materials Bath / epsom salts – enough to completely fill jam jar to the top. Jam jar Food colouring Aromatic Oils (2-3 drops) … Read More

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Personalised Message Vase – Easy DIY

DianaCrafts, Handmade Gifts

personalised message vase

Personalised Message Vase – Easy DIY This personalised message vase is a great way to gift flowers – And the recipient doesn’t even need to find a vase or arrange them!  So its great for busy (and lazy) friends.  A friend of mine had surgery recently and was immobile and confined to barracks for a few weeks.  I popped round … Read More

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Delicious and Easy Lamb Samosa Pies

DianaMains, Recipes

Lamb Samosa Pies

Delicious and Easy Lamb Samosa Pies Lamb samosa pies make a fantastic light lunch – and teeny tiny versions to hand round with drinks are guaranteed to impress your guests. A while back I posted details of our leftover roast lamb pies. And once again last month we found ourselves victim to Mr PaintSewGlueChew enthusiastic barbequeing skills (Boy he does … Read More

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Warm Artichoke Parmesan Dip

DianaRecipes, Sides, Starters & Nibbles

Artichoke Parmesan Dip

Warm Artichoke Parmesan Dip I prised the recipe for this warm artichoke parmesan dip from the clutches of an American friend a few years back.  And I have literally not stopped making it since.  I’m a little apprehensive to share it on here, as it is the winning combination of wickedly delicious, but deceptively simple and easy to make. Obviously … Read More

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Hand Painted Plates Ikea Hack £1 each

DianaCrafts, Decoration, Party decorations

hand painted Plates Ikea Hack

Hand Painted Plates Ikea Hack £1 each I’ve become a little bit obsessed with making these hand painted plates.  My only constraint is the cupboard space to store them.  I was confined to barracks last month, as the kids were on study leave.  They are pretty self sufficient, but I need to be on hand to give some gentle (and … Read More

DianaHand Painted Plates Ikea Hack £1 each