Alternative Christmas Decor | An Alternative Christmas Tree

I shared this idea for an alternative Christmas tree a few years ago but —with Christmas looming on the horizon — I thought I’d resurrect it! Folk are always looking for creative new ways to decorate their homes (Pinterest is full of alternative Christmas decor) and this alternative Christmas tree is too good not to share. …

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Simple Tutorial: How To Make Pom Poms with a Pom Pom Maker

Ever wanted to know how to make pom poms the easy way? I once wrote about our Camp Bestival adventure where we all spent a brilliant afternoon in a pom-pom making workshop. It was such a different method to the one I used when I was a child. I remember spending ages cutting out my templates (usually from …

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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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A Free Printable Halloween Banner

The nights are starting to draw in and there’s a nip in the air — which can only mean one thing. Halloween! To celebrate, I’ve created a free printable Halloween banner. Perfect for turning your home into a spooky Halloween house! This year’s Halloween will be a little different, as the Covid-carousel is in full …

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The Perfect Fathers Day Gift for a Music Lover

I’ve written about my papercuts every once in a while, over here on the blog, but I often forget to mention when I’ve created a new one. Until now!  With father’s day coming up next month, I thought I’d share my latest creation. It’s a hybrid of a genuine cassette tape and a papercut and …

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How to make a DIY pom pom blanket

UK Lifestyle Blog — The Davies Family

Remember when I learned how to make pom poms at Camp Bestival? The boys and I went a bit pom pom crazy and made TONS of them in the weeks that followed! I trimmed our laundry basket with some of the larger pom poms. But with all the tiny, colourful ones we made, I created …

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