Easy Print and Fill Advent Calendar Pouches

DianaChristmas, Crafts, Handmade Gifts, Seasons

Print and fill advent calendar

Easy Print and Fill Advent Calendar Pouches It’s ‘almost’ that time of year! One of my favourite gifts in the run up to Christmas is advent calendars. I make loads of them, so am always looking for easy ideas that I can make cheaply and easily.  Last year, I made a bunch of these Advent calendar Pouches.  I have been … Read More

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Easy DIY Personalised Balloons

DianaCrafts, Decoration, Handmade Gifts, Party decorations

Easy DIY Personalised Balloons

Easy DIY Personalised Balloons Personalised Balloons are a great cheap and easy way to decorate for a celebration. I like to make these to mark a special birthday, and with many of my friends kids and kids friends turning 16 this year, Ive been making quite a few. The filled balloons only cost a few pounds each, and the letters … Read More

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Easy Handmade Name Plate

DianaBirthdays, Crafts, Handmade Gifts, Wall Art

Easy Handmade name plate

Easy Handmade Name Plate This easy handmade name plate was a little handmade gift that Abbi made for one of her friends birthdays. This is an easy craft, that requires almost no parental interference, even for younger kids.  Polymer clays are available in a massive range of colours and even textures. Put your own stamp on the craft by choosing … Read More

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Shibori Tie Dye – 12 Easy Patterns

DianaCrafts, Handmade Gifts, Sewing

Shibori Tie Dye Craft

Shibori Tie Dye Craft Shibori Tie dye is the Japanese art of dying fabric.  It involves twisting, scrunching, folding and tying or binding the cloth, which is then dipped in dye – usually indigo. Where the cloth has been bound or tied, the dye resists the cloth, creating blue and white patterns. Indigo is my current favourite colour, so I … 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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