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.
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.
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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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.
For halloween inspiration this year, look no further than the events of 2016, it has been a shocker of a year. We’ve lost some heroes, lost our place in Europe …and lost our minds playing Pokemon Go. Here are some little guys dressed as the scariest, silliest and cutest events of 2016 for your trick or treating pleasure.