DIY Superhero Advent Calendar

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DIY Superhero Advent Calendar This printable diy superhero advent calendar is so easy, and a great way to personalise your own Christmas countdown. Last year, a friend moved house at the beginning of December.  As a little housewarming gift to help her son settle his new bedroom, I made him an advent calendar.  As he loves spiderman, it had to … Read More

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Printable gift wrap using photos

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Printable photo gift wrap

Printable Gift Wrap using photos A number of Abbi’s friends had birthdays just before the end of summer term, and the girls were all going their own separate ways after the holidays.  Abbi has had so many memories with these girls (and nothing happens in our house without me whipping out the camera!)  – so I thought it would be … Read More

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Ombre Gift Tags

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ombre gift tags on a silver parcel

Ombre Gift Tags Last year we made an ombre cake for easter.  We also made DIY ombre cake toppers to jazz it up.   Details about those projects are here. As a thrifty Scot, I don’t like to throw anything away……so the left over card was recycled into ombre gift tags for one of Abbis friends birthdays. This is literally … Read More

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DIY Christmas Card Idea

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Christmas Card Idea

DIY Christmas Card Idea Every year (while my children will still allow me to exploit them), I make a DIY Christmas Card involving them. They are getting to that age, when they are less than willing to don novelty jumpers or antler ears for the Christmas Card Photo.  They are however, suckers for bribery, and are usually more obliging with my requests … Read More

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Gift Wrap Ideas (12): Unusual and Quirky

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Quirky and Unusual gift wrap ideas

Gift Wrap Ideas (12): Unusual and Quirky Today is the final day – day 12, in my 12 days of Christmas Gift Wrap ideas: Unusual and Quirky. I’m featuring my 10 favourite odd ball and strange but still insanely awesome ideas from around the internet.  I think these gifters have all gone the extra mile.  Hint hint family – I’d love to receive … Read More

DianaGift Wrap Ideas (12): Unusual and Quirky