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How to make a yarn hat ornament

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How to make a yarn hat ornament

If you are a crafter, it is more than likely you have scraps of wool too short to make anything out of them, so this project enables you to use up material. You will need two items only to make a yarn hat ornament: wool and a spent loo roll.

2016-12-18 00:00:56By Zoe Allison

How to Make Christmas Baubles from Light Bulbs

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How to Make Christmas Baubles from Light Bulbs

If you are a normal human being with a life, you probably haven’t replaced or even got rid of those old light bulbs. If you want to find a new purpose for them, click through to learn how to make some baubles!

2016-12-11 00:00:03By Zoe Allison

How to Make Mason Jar Christmas candles

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How to Make Mason Jar Christmas candles

If ever there was an everyday object that found a new purpose in life, it is the Mason jar. Keep reading if you want to make a Christmas candle out of a jar!

2016-12-04 00:00:24By Zoe Allison

Making Your Own Christmas Decorations and Gifts Is Easier Than You Think!

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Making Your Own Christmas Decorations and Gifts Is Easier Than You Think!

Preloved member Rachael is a keen crafter and loves sharing her tips and creations to anyone who will listen. Today she discusses DIY Christmas decorations and gifts - they are easier than you think!

2016-11-28 00:00:18By Rachael McLaughlin

10 Alternatives to Wrapping Paper

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10 Alternatives to Wrapping Paper

While Christmas is, to many, the most wonderful time of the year, it is also the most wasteful. Do 5 minutes of mystery justify the amount of wrapping paper we use? We don't think so. Here are 10 ways to present a gift without wrapping paper.

2016-11-24 00:00:55By Zoe Allison

Consider Eco-friendly and Sustainable Gifts This Christmas

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Consider Eco-friendly and Sustainable Gifts This Christmas

This year has seen a raise in minimalism, zero waste, and a strive towards a more environmentally aware way of life. As we move away from consumerism and get on board with charities, nothing quite beats the excitement of opening a present on Christmas morning. Check out 10 gifts for the environmentally conscious.

2016-11-20 00:00:54By Zoe Allison

Gifts in a Jar

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Gifts in a Jar

Repurposing mason jars has become really popular among the creative people on the internet. With Christmas fast approaching, we have collated some great gift ideas to present in a jar.

2016-11-16 00:00:39By Zoe Allison

6 Unthreatening Pranks for Halloween

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6 Unthreatening Pranks for Halloween

In the spirit of pranking people, but not destroying private or public property, nor making them feel threatened to the point of a fight or flight reaction, here are some pranks you can play on people this Halloween.

2016-10-29 00:00:29By Zoe Allison

7 Caravan Hacks for Your Next Trip

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7 Caravan Hacks for Your Next Trip

When you pack everything and live like a tortoise for anything between a weekend and a few weeks, you get inventive. Keep reading to find out about some of our fave caravan hacks.

2016-10-15 00:00:40By Zoe Allison

7 Inspirational Caravan and Campervan Makeovers

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7 Inspirational Caravan and Campervan Makeovers

While the dream is to get a caravan fit for use, the reality is that caravans that have already been renovated or customised will be more expensive. You don’t necessarily have to buy “a project”, but a slightly dated caravan will allow for a makeover that won’t break the bank.

2016-10-12 00:00:04By Zoe Allison