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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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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Easy World Book Day Costume: Mr Messy

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Mr Messy Easy World Book Day Costume

Easy World Book Day Costume: Mr Messy Last weekend I was away on a girls trip, so Abbi had to make her own costume.  A chip off the old block, she came up with this Mr Messy easy world book day costume herself.  It cost only a few pounds, and she pulled it together in less than 15 minutes. Over … Read More

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Easy DIY Art Work from a Photo – Instructions

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Easy DIY art work

Easy DIY Art Work from a Photo This easy DIY art work project is perfect for even the most artistically challenged.  Choose a photo, and using tracing paper, transfer to a canvas, before filling in the lines with blackboard paint.  So easy. Materials: Photograph Scanner & Printer Tracing paper Blank Canvas Paint & Brushes Method: First choose a cute picture – … Read More

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DIY Reusable Advent Calendar

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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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