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HOW TO MAKE A BIG SHINY PIÑATA

By October 3, 2016 CRAFT, PARTIES

A little while ago the awesome ladies behind Tiba+Marl asked me to make some pinatas for their first birthday bash so I made a giant spangly T+M. To be honest, they weren’t meant to be that big, they sort of grew a mind of their own as I went along, but boy did they make an impact.

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PASS-THE-PARCEL WATERMELON STYLEE

By August 3, 2016 PARTIES

Pimp your game of pass-the-parcel by adding a watermelon layer! Or try it on a gift for a fruit lover. You could even add more fruity layers – yellow with black stripes followed by white, for a banana or pink paper followed by white with black spots, for a dragon fruit!

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DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS – THE EASIEST PAPER FLOWERS EVER

By June 10, 2016 CRAFT, PARTIES

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If you’re looking for a party decoration that has maximum impact with minimum effort, or if you want people to think Tim Walker has just popped in for a photo shoot, this is for you. These paper flowers are so easy plus they are really light, which means they’re also easy to hang.

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VIDEO – MAKE PAPER STARS IN 5 MINUTES

By May 17, 2016 CRAFT, PARTIES

I recently made these paper stars for my daughter’s birthday party. They are super easy because they are made of paper bags. I managed to transform a room in the back of our local pub from a stinky hipster dive bar into a lavish ballerina palace.

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BOO! GHOSTLY MERINGUE CUPCAKES

By October 16, 2015 FOOD, PARTIES

I am jumping with both feet onto the Halloween bandwagon, and because gorging on sweets is not enough, baking spooky treats is obviously necessary! Starting with… ghostly cupcakes!

The base is a simple chocolate cupcake mix, adapted from a Hummingbird Bakery recipe.

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