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DIY: Fluffy White Paper Lantern

Other by Chicago Interior Designers & Decorators Nichole Loiacono Design   I have found some great ideas for DIY projects on the Houzz website. One of my favourites is the Solar Powered Outdoor Table Lamp¬†(by Shelly Lear) which is one

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DIY Christmas Decorations

DIY Christmas Decorations for your home: For more DIY ideas, see my Pinterest board: DIY Christmas Decorations…. 1. Rosemary Wreath 2. Ribbon Card Holder Take a length of wide ribbon and glue Christmas cards to it, then hang from the

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Halloween Ideas

Halloween will be here before we know it, so time for some research for my Halloween Party! As usual there is a wonderful collection of ideas on Pinterest and I have been busy pinning my favourites to my Board: Halloween

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Honey, Almond Oil and Lavender Soap

Another idea for using Lavender heads is to make your own soap. There are various ways to do this and you can find out more about the different processes and what’s involved on the About Home Website. The great thing

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Family Friendly Festivals

This is the time of year when all the festivals start, some are sold out already, so it’s time to get your skates on if you want to have a unique family experience and create some great memories. I have

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Vintage China Bird Feeder

I found this idea on Pinterest and decided to share it here, I have a huge collection of vintage china so this is definitely something I am going to try!   ¬† A gorgeous idea for using a vintage china

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Bread Clips (10 New Uses)

There are so many bits and pieces which we throw away on a daily basis and some of them can be put to good use! Take the lowly bread clip, for example, who would have thought that there could be

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Make a Jewellery Box

Last Christmas I received a gorgeous box of chocolates, both the box and chocs were amazing. I kept hold of the box, thinking I could make something out of it as it was too nice to throw away. Eventually (9

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Home Made Ice Lollies

Home made ice lollies are so easy to make, the kids can help you make them (which seems to make them more attractive to eat!) and you can put really healthy ingredients into them. I think that’s a win win

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Picnic Food

  So Summer’s here, the kids are off school and a day out with a picnic beckons. But what about the food, will it be ham sandwiches, crisps and fairy cakes? Or do you fancy something different? Here are some

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