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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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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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MAKING PROTEST PLACARDS WITH MOTHER PUKKA

By January 19, 2017 CRAFT

You’ve probably seen the proprietor of awesome Mother Pukka around the interwebs. With her campaign for flexible working, her balls-to-the-wall honesty and iconic wit, she’s getting shit done. We got together to make some placards for the upcoming Women’s March on London to shout about flexible working so employers will start to make working easier on families – and not lose talented staff in the process.

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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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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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