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Handpainted Wooden easter eggs DIY

How to Paint Wooden Easter Eggs

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I love hollow wooden Easter eggs, they’re beautiful both in their natural state or decorated. Just imagine receiving a hand decorated egg for Easter – one that you can keep and admire! Such a wonderful personalised Easter gift idea. The hollow wooden eggs are easy to paint. For this tutorial I have used acrylic hobby paint, but I encourage you…

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Toadstool pincushion

DIY: Toadstool Wrist Pincushion

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No matter how many pincushions I have, there’s never one handy when I need one. I end up with pins in my mouth or laying around everywhere, neither of which is very safe! Well my errant pin problems are over, now that I have a very cute and very practical Toadstool Wrist Pincushion. It was very easy to make with…

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How to darn a sock with holes

How to Darn Large Holes in Socks

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Learn how to darn sock with holes using an easy stitching technique that embraces the ‘visible mending’ ethos. Your holey clothing can be mended with stitched starburst patches. I struggle to let things go. For this reason I will wear clothing within an inch of its life, even when the elastic has gone or there are large gaping holes. With…

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DIY christmas bon bons

DIY Personalised Christmas Crackers

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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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Handmade Christmas Brooch Sleepy Santa Face

Make this Adorable Santa Brooch for Christmas

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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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