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Emma Scott-Child

HACKY MONDAYS – EASY EGG DYING

By April 3, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

If you’ve seen my egg dying post where I attempt to dye some eggs with food dye then marble them with nail polish,  you’ll see that I really could have used this tip last year.

Use a whisk to hold your egg while you dye it and you won’t end up with blue fingers.

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MARBLING EASTER EGGS WITH NAIL POLISH

By April 3, 2017 CRAFT

Dying and marbling easter eggs with gold nail polish. It’s really easy but not the tidiest craft project as you’ll see from the state of my hands by the end. But the results are really pretty. I’ve also shown you how to blow eggs, so if you’ve ever wondered whether it’s worth blowing an egg before you decorate it, you’ll see it’s quite easy.

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HACKY MONDAYS – PACK SHOES IN A SHOWER CAP

By March 28, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

Madly packing at the end of a holiday and need a bag for your shoes? An excellent excuse to steal the free stuff in the bathroom. Make use of the hotel shower cap and use it to protect your clothes from grubby soles!

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GLITTERING PASTEL EASTER EGGS

By March 27, 2017 CRAFT
ONE FROM THE LADYLAND ARCHIVES

I consider myself a seasoned crafter but today was the first time I have ever dyed eggs. We’re not religious people – Easter basically means ‘The Chocolate Festivus’ in our household – so I’ve never given much thought to non-chocolate eggs.

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HACKY MONDAYS – KEEPING PAINT TIDY

By March 20, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

Painting with kids is so much fun isn’t it?

No. No it’s not. It’s not fun unless they are painting outside, in the garden, naked, on a day hot enough to hose everything down at the end, including the children. But this hack might help to keep some of the paint in one spot if you’re doing it inside.

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