4 of the best Harry Potter craft ideas

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  The Harry Potter books are spectacularly great at getting the kids reading. In our house we’ve been ploughing through the illustrated editions, while we can’t let our seven-year-old anywhere near a stick without them waving it around and calling out “expelliarmus!” That interest in all things wizardly can be channelled into other things too,… Read More

How to Make a Yo-yo Flower Wall Hanger

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        I love flowers. There are few ways to make a house more homely than with a bunch of fresh flowers. If like me you’re reluctant to let go of sunny summer months (okay, so we haven’t had much of them here in England) and want to hold on to that flowery… Read More

Living Room Makeover Reveal and Shabby Chic Furniture Tutorial

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      Stephanie has been living in her maisonette flat for a while now but juggling two jobs and working above and beyond ordinary full-time hours only until very recently meant that she hasn’t had time, opportunity or spare money to deal with decorating. She had bought the flooring but that was another thing not yet… Read More

Craft Tutorial: Reversible Shabby Chic Raggy Bag

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      These shabby chic Raggy Bags are not only functional while looking great but they are also reversible, allowing you to create two completely different looks with just one bag! Oh, and if you have trouble sewing in a straight line you don’t need to worry as they are super-easy to make too.… Read More