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Supersized cross stitch cushion

Supersized Cross Stitch Cushion

Supersized cross stitch is really easy and much faster compared to conventional cross stitch (some people call it needle point). I have used this technique to make a cushion which commemorates my favourite song.   “Sit Down” by James may seem an odd choice for your wedding song especially when you are trying...
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Upcycled Badminton Shuttlecocks (Birdies)

Upcycled Badminton Shuttlecocks Birdies

Upcycled Badminton Shuttlecocks: What can you do with a feather shuttlecock besides play badminton with it ?     Almost every night of the week someone in my household plays badminton, whether its family nights, club nights or county level. Often they play with feather shuttlecocks. If you don't play badminton you may...
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Easy Banana & Chocolate Loaf

I thought I would share with you my  easy no fail recipe for a chocolate chip banana loaf.  I have 2 teenage sons and one almost teenage son, who seem to be permanently hungry.  When the boys are hungry I know a nice piece of fruit isn't just going to cut it.  They want carbs, especially after doing sport.   So I...
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12 Great Pineapple Crafts

To me, the pineapple is the king of fruit.  Mangoes and passion fruit may be slightly tastier but they just don't look as good.  I hate to admit it, but I'm easily seduced by great looking packaging. As far as fruit go, the pineapple wins hands down in the looks department.  They also taste great. Because they look so good, pineapples make...
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KJEMPEFLOTT – “Awesome” Collage

I have always loved doing collages.  After uni instead of keeping a travel diary of my year long travels  round South East Asia I did a collage of my trip on an old tailors dummy.  So when I came across a Facebook group of collage artists and lovers I had to join. Below is the front...
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Paper Mache Easter Egg Surprises

Paper Mache Easter Egg Surprises

  Hi I thought you might like this colourful and seasonal craft.  These eggs are so easy to make.  They look good as a table decoration or you could hang them like bunting.  Not only that they make a great surprise gift to any visitors you may have over the holidays.  

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