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Emma Scott-Child

MAKE A PAPER SNOWFLAKE

By December 1, 2017 CRAFT, PARTIES

Aah, ’tis the season to eat, drink, be merry and grab a cheeky kebab before you pretend to be less pissed while you pay the babysitter. Just me? I know I’m not alone.

Well, while you’re visiting your friendly neighbourhood junk food supplier, why not ask them for a bunch of their kebab bags so you can make a dazzling paper star?

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10 CHRISTMAS HACKS TO GET YOU THROUGH DECEMBER

By November 30, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

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MINIMISE WRAP RAGE

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There’s going to be a lot of wrap-rage in the next few weeks as we all try to tame rolls of paper. Minimise the grumbles by putting cardboard toilet roll tubes around the roll to stop it from unraveling.

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TURN A TOILET ROLL INTO A REINDEER – DIY VIDEO

By November 30, 2017 CRAFT, KID WRANGLING

This little DIY was actually the first EVER post on Ladyland, three years ago. I’ve done a little redo of it with my glamorous assistant, Frida because it’s really fun for the littlies to get involved and it costs zero money..

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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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