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DIY handmade wrapping paper

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DIY handmade wrapping paper

Want to create something special for your friends & family this Christmas? How about some hand printed wrapping paper!  Brown kraft paper is cheaper than shop bought and also recyclable so not only are you being creative but also helping the environment.  All the goodies you'll need, bar the paper, can be found in our shop, or here online.   What are you waiting for...go create!   Many thanks to PK Creative for producing this video.    

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Kitchen Makeover using Frenchic Al Fresco

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Kitchen Makeover using Frenchic Al Fresco

Our kitchens are the one room in the house that gets used and abused on a daily basis. It's the hub, where we all congregate and share food, drink and stories.

It's the one room that estate agents will tell us can help sell a house and it's the one room where it's common place to spend thousands. 

But what if you haven't got thousands to spend? Does that mean that you have to put up with an outdated kitchen space? Not any more!

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Pimp your pumpkins!

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Pimp your pumpkins!

Halloween fun with pumpkins! So who saw the ITV This Morning programme with Phil & Holly the other day. They were pimping pumpkins and featured Frenchic Frensheen to help add a touch of metallic sparkle to your creation. I decided to have a go at doing mine and took photos of the process along the way.  Items needed: Pumpkin Frenchic Lazy Range Loof Frenchic Gold and Silver Frensheen Frenchic Clear Wax Iron Orchid Decor Mould - Feathers and Wings Iron Orchid Air Dry Clay   As I have just become a UK Stockist for the fab Iron Orchid Designs Decor...

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Iron Orchid Designs UK Stockist!

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Iron Orchid Designs UK Stockist!

 We are very pleased to announce that we are now an Iron Orchid Designs Stockist! We are stocking their amazing transfers, moulds & decor stamps, along with air dry clay.           

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SIGNS OF WOODWORM

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SIGNS OF WOODWORM

SIGNS OF WOODWORM WHAT EVERY UPCYCLER SHOULD KNOW WHEN BUYING VINTAGE FURNITURE When it comes to designing and decorating homes, a trend that is becoming increasingly popular is upcycling furniture. Upcycling is environment friendly; reducing the amount of waste sent to landfills and reducing the production of raw materials. It’s also become quite stylish, helping people to create a unique style in their home through attractive vintage furniture that can’t be seen anywhere else. Aside from its environmental and stylish benefits, upcyling can be considerably cheaper too.  Instead of purchasing new overpriced furniture, upcyclers can buy older materials which they...

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