Easy DIY Personalised Balloons

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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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Teen Cupcake Decorating Party-Full instructions

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Teen Cupcake decorating Party

Teen Cupcake Decorating Party This teen cupcake decorating party was a huge hit with my daughter and her 14 year old friends.  Remember the teenage afternoon tea party that I posted about last month?  This was phase two  – ‘The Activity’  We did a version of this for younger kids a few years ago, but we updated it a bit … Read More

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Easy Handmade Name Plate

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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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Teen Afternoon Tea Birthday Party

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Teen afternoon tea birthday party

Pretty Teen Afternoon Tea Birthday Party As I mentioned in our last few posts, we held a pretty teen afternoon tea birthday party recently at PaintSewGlueChew Towers for Abbi’s 14th birthday.    Tiers ands tiers of pretty but teeny morsels of food. Perfection.   Menu The biggest problem we had in deciding the menu, was editing down the list of favourites  … Read More

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Heart Canape Sticks

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Heart Canape Sticks

Heart Canape Sticks Heart canape sticks are a cheap and easy way to jazz up any plate of nibbles. It only takes about 15 minutes to make 40-50 sticks. These were made to pimp up the food for Abbi’s afternoon tea party last month. Because the tea party was held at home, we wanted to amp up the details, so that … Read More

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