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Chinese New Year Craft – Paper Cut Bookmark


Gong xi fa cai! Wishing you great happiness and prosperity! The Chinese New Year is upon us, and if you haven’t already heard, 2020 is going to be The Year of the Rat. The rat is the first animal in the Chinese zodiac twelve year cycle, and signifies: spirit, wit, alertness, delicacy, flexibility and vitality. Let’s get into the festive…

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Recycle Craft: How to make an Envelope with Printable Template


I’ve been making my own recycled envelopes for a long time, it’s great on so many levels. Firstly I never run out of envelopes! No more running to the newsagent at the last minute and having to buy a pack of 50 boring white envelopes. But really my favorite reason is re-using lots of paper that would normally get thrown out,…

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DIY Personalised Christmas Crackers


Christmas Crackers or Christmas Bon Bons? Whatever you call them these colourful and personalised crackers are a fun addition to your festive table. Add a touch of tinsel to get the party started! I was so excited to receive a very special Christmas gift from the lovely people at Cricut earlier this week. My very own Cricut Maker cutting machine…

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Make this Adorable Santa Brooch for Christmas


I’ve got the cutest DIY Christmas brooch design for you to make this week. This Sleepy Santa is small but super adorable, and I guarantee it will garner much attention when you wear it to your festive gatherings, end of year office parties and family Christmas lunch this year. If you are looking for a special handmade gift idea, attach…

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Giant Crochet Snowflake Ornament


Make a Giant Crochet Snowflake ornament with sparkly Caron Simply Soft Party yarn this Christmas. These crochet snowflake patterns are quite striking worked up in bright festive colours. It’s Summer during the festive season in Australia. Even though you’ll find us donning shorts and sunscreen on Christmas day, rather than an ‘Ugly Christmas Sweater’, it’s common to decorate with traditional…

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