Colour Your World | #31 Pantone Classic Blue {Colour of The Year 2020}

Last week, Pantone announced that their Colour of The Year 2020 is Classic Blue. Amazingly, this shade appeared 4 years ago, in the 2015 Pantone spring forecast! It’s unusual to see a colour make a reappearance —  and particularly to then be promoted to colour of the year. Last time, I created a post full …

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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 Silk Flower Wreath | Tutorial

The internet is a wonderful thing, isn’t it? Want to learn to make a curry? Ask Google. Want to know how to get wax crayon off a table? Google it. Want to know how to make a silk flower wreath? Hopefully your search has sent you over to my blog! I’ve seen so many beautiful …

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Colour Your World | #30 Living Coral {Colour of the Year 2019}

Happy, happy new year everyone! I had so many grand plans to share more Christmas decorating posts over the festive period but, if truth be told, switching off from the screen (and social media in general) was way too appealing. Once I’d cracked open that first mince pie, my resolve went straight out the window. …

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Decorating a Staircase with Honeycomb Balls

Fancy decorating your staircase with honeycomb balls and paper pom poms for the festive season? Not long now folks… just a few more days and the Christmas countdown will be well and truly on! A month today, we’ll probably just have finished our Christmas dinner and will be lying comatose in front of the TV. …

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Colour Your World | #29 Pantone Terrarium Moss

Terrarium Moss. Whilst it’s an odd name for a colour — without even seeing it — you can imagine exactly what shade it is from those two words. I was given a lovely terrarium a few years ago. I’d intended to fill it with tiny plants — succulents or cacti — but I ended up cramming …

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