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KOOKY CHRISTMAS COOKIE DECORATIONS – PLUS POMPOMS!

By December 21, 2016 CRAFT

One of my favourite Christmas activities is to bake cookies to hang on our tree. This year I had much bigger ambitions than my usual heart/star/gingerbread man combo, or whatever shape takes my fancy from my cookie-cutter stash, and set out to make big cookie pendants that could be hung not just on the tree, but just about everywhere in our house.

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DIY WRAPPING PAPER – DON’T WASTE MONEY ON GIFT WRAP

By December 17, 2016 CRAFT

Hey, hands up if you want to spend loads of money on wrapping paper! Not me. But I also have an aching desire to create beautiful parcels that get squeals of excitement from their recipients because I’m that weird person who actually really LOVES wrapping gifts.

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CHRISTMAS CARDS THAT SPEAK THE TRUTH

By December 16, 2016 CRAFT

Here are eight Christmas cards, that you can download and print yourself, that speak the truth about Christmas.

Have you sent out your christmas cards yet? No, me either. I’m not sure that wishing anyone a ‘Merry Christmas’ is truly accurate is it?

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SUPER CHEAP D.I.Y. WRAPPING PAPER

By December 14, 2016 CRAFT

<<< A POST FROM CHRISTMAS PAST >>>

I usually have an aversion to all things involving potatoes and prints – largely because no matter how deft you are at carving, they tend to look a bit Mister Maker. The trick is to keep things simple.

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MAKE A SNOWFLAKE OUT OF KEBAB SHOP BAGS

By December 1, 2016 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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