Printable Advent Calendar Bags

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Homemade advent calendar

Printable Advent Calendar These printable advent calendar bags are an easy homemade craft to celebrate the countdown to Christmas. Fill with sweets or other little treats, and enjoy your pre Christmas preparations. I made loads and gave them out to friends as presents for their kids, because they are so quick and easy to make. Materials for printable advent bags … Read More

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Fantastic 1920 Speakeasy Newspaper Invite

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Handmade 1920 newspaper

later in the month we are planning a fabulous 50th birthday party. This 1920 speakeasy newspaper invite will set the scene and build some pre party excitement. Save The Date The first thing we sent out was a mock up of a vintage 1920s telegram. I used Adobe illustrator to make the card, and then sent it using Paperless Post. … Read More

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Dymo Tape Vase Place Setting

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Dymo tape place setting

Dymo Tape Vase Place Setting These dymo tape vase place settings combine my love of labelling things, personalisation, and place settings.  Happy times. Throw in a jam jar, and you’ve hit the mother load! Materials Mini jam jars Dymo tape or other imprint label maker Meadow flowers Method I bought this beautiful old (vintage) dymo taper on eBay a while … Read More

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Halloween Spider Web Jam Jar Glasses

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Halloween Spiderweb jam jar glasses

Halloween Spider Web Jam Jar Glasses These halloween spider web jam jar glasses are the marriage of jam jars and puffy paint.  Two of my favourite crafting materials.   Materials Jam Jars or mason Jars Black puffy paint Method Thoroughly clean the jam jars, removing all labels and sticky glue residue.  Depending upon their previous contents, its worth sterilising fully … Read More

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Win a Notebook Prize Draw

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Win a notebook prize draw

PaintSewGlueChew: Win a Notebook Prize Draw Mr PaintSewGlueChew and I got married 10 years ago.  I wasn’t blogging back then, but I was still a crazy mad maker. These craft notebooks were used as the table numbers at our wedding.  You could even say they are vintage! In the intervening years, most of the notebooks have been used in some … Read More

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