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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Lime Place Settings

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Lime Place Settings

Lime Place Settings Regular visitors to PaintSewGlue Chew will know I love a name place setting.  These Lime place settings are a little bit quirky, but super easy.  My favourite combination. They may seem a little bit ‘precious’ for relaxed dining, but I always use them. Guests can be directed to the table, and can faff as much as they … Read More

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Melting Snowman White Hot Chocolate Jars

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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

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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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Halloween Candy Bags: DIY Painted Trick or Treat bags

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Halloween Candy Bags

Halloween Candy Bags These cute halloween candy bags are really easy to make with cheap white paper bags, black paint and alphabet stamps. Just add sweets. Materials: White Bags Black Paint Black thin sharpie Rubber stamps & Black ink Puffy paint – for eyes The white bags are available for a few pence each on Amazon.   We wanted a monochrome … Read More

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