How To Make a Bumble Bee Costume out of Bubble Wrap and Duck Tape!

Ever wanted to know how to make a bumble bee costume? With Halloween just around the corner, I thought I’d share one of my favourite DIY fancy- dress outfits. It’s made in very much the same way that I created the DIY grasshopper costume — you can read that tutorial in another post. This bumble …

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How to make a Grasshopper Costume

Ever wondered how to make a grasshopper costume? Since my little twins started nursery and school, I’ve had various demands for fancy dress outfits — for plays or theme days. A new school term is underway and I’m wondering what weird and wonderful costume requests will be coming my way over the next few months. …

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How to make a rocketpack — Camp Bestival 2016

So I’ve mentioned that next month we’re off to Camp Bestival. Now any Bestival/Camp Bestival aficionado will tell you that one of the best things about the festivals each year is the hotly anticipated theme and this year it’s Outer Space. Some revellers take this very seriously indeed. Others give a little nod to it (and will don a …

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Me and Mine August 2014 | Scenes from Shambala Festival

This month’s ‘Me and Mine photos will certainly be some of the most memorable in years to come. This August — having been to SO many festivals as a couple — we took our children to Shambala Festival for the very first time. Many would balk at the idea of taking two tiny people to a 4 day festival but this is …

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