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Emma Scott-Child

MAKE AN AUTUMN LEAF CROWN – USING JUST LEAVES

By November 14, 2017 CRAFT, KID WRANGLING

The other day I made some of these in the park with fellow Ladylander Celia. We got really into it… no idea where our kids were, but we were having fun like a couple of bushcraft nerds.

These are so simple because all you need is LEAVES!… that’s it.

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DECORATING IN THE DARK – 10 THINGS I’VE LEARNED FROM HAVING DARK WALLS

By November 12, 2017 INTERIORS

Every time I put up images of our house on Instagram, I trigger a chorus of questions about having dark walls. So here are some secrets of the dark side, revealed.

My goth phase started in 1995 when I discovered Nick Cave, but about five years ago it spilled over onto my walls.

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DIE HARD, PYJAMAS AND BRANDY

By November 1, 2017 KID WRANGLING
YEP, I SAID THE C-WORD. IT’S THE DAY AFTER HALLOWEEN, WHICH MEANS IT’S OFFICIALLY THE FIRST DAY OF CHRISTMAS!
A few weeks ago M&S asked if they could pop over to our place to recreate Christmas in our house and ask us about our Christmas eve traditions.

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SPOOKY BOOZE FOR HALLOWEEN

By October 28, 2017 COCKTAILS, CRAFT, PARTIES

I have teamed up with HP Printers to create some free halloween printables. I’m a strong believer that halloween isn’t just for kids, so naturally, my mind went to booze. I designed some wine labels that you can print out and stick on regular red wine bottles to make a great present, or to add to a table display.

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PASTA BUGS

By October 27, 2017 FOOD, KID WRANGLING

I’ve had this idea in my head for years but today I finally tried it and to my surprise…it worked! It’s a fun halloween food option that involves zero sugar (ok, a bit of colouring, but at least it’s savoury!). Decorate your dinner with a few pasta bugs.

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