Alternative Christmas Tree with Balloons

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Unusual Christmas Tree

Alternative Christmas Tree with Balloons This alternative Christmas tree started out life as a balloon advent calendar.  I have a friend who’s daughter is doing 11+ exams in the new year.  Its really tough, and understandably she’s struggling to stay motivated.  I filled the balloons with sweets, and thought it would be a nice start to each day is she could … Read More

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Ombre Bath Salts

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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

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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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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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