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Christmas Present Ideas: Gift Hampers

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With Christmas coming up soon, It’s time to start thinking about Christmas presents, especially if you like to make some or all of the components of your presents. For a few years now I have liked the idea of making hampers as Christmas presents. Although people most frequently think of a Christmas hamper as containing Christmas themed foods and drinks… Read more »

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Christmas Present Ideas: Wine gnomes

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So since we’ve started to put our minds towards presents for this years Stitching Santa and we’re also doing ourselves some advent calendars this year I thought I’d make a series of posts with some ideas/tutorials on how to make some simple christmas gifts/ stocking fillers and decorations. The first one is a very quick and simple tutorial to make… Read more »

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Long haul flight survival kit: contents

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So I have mentioned this a little bit in our “Sunday” sevens series but here now is the complete blog post for it. One of my close friends recently flew to Australia for a secondment and since that is an exceptionally long journey I decided for her birthday present I was going to create the ultimate long-haul flight survival kit…. Read more »

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Quick project: Framed organisation lists

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So this is a tutorial for a very quick project, I think it took me less than 30 minutes to make 2 of these and take photographs. For this project you need: Some frames – size doesn’t matter (these are from IKEA but you can pick up cheap frames lots of places) Card – enough to cover the opening of… Read more »

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Making My Memory Jar

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Making a memory jar As a resolution for this year, I have decided I need to document my life better. As part of this I have decided I want to make a memory jar. This was something I saw a friend post about on Facebook and the concept of it is very simple. You take a jar (or any other… Read more »

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Lego Cake!

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So it’s been a very long time since I have posted… Mainly because I have been very busy and I haven’t had the time to organise photos for posts about things I have made previously but also because I haven’t really done that much new stuff to post about… However this cake that I made recently was definitely worth posting… Read more »

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How to: Embellishing shoes

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So in a few weeks (far too soon in fact) I will be performing in our annual Strictly show where I will be dancing the waltz with my ‘celebrity’, who up until Nov/Dec time had never danced before… my partner is shorter than me and so I am most likely going to end up wearing flats instead of heels for… Read more »

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Oreo Vanilla Ice cream recipe

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The inspiration for this was taken from pinterest when I was looking for oreo recipes and came across a recipe for cookie monster ice cream from Our family of Seven – given my previous cookie monster cupcakes I made, I thought it would be a great idea, unfortunately I didn’t have the chocolate chip cookies to make it complete, so that will… Read more »

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Rag Rug Project: Completed! (plus a tutorial)

Well I previously posted about my Rag Rug Project and it’s progress, well it has finally been completed! It took quite a while firstly just because it was quite large and fiddly, but also because it was quite difficult to find periods of time to actually sit down and spend a decent bit of time working on the rug. But now… Read more »

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