15-minute make: ribbon star tree decoration

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So, here begins a new little mini series I’ll be visiting on Decorator’s Notebook from time to time. I love settling down to a day of solid crafting with only a box of materials, cake and tea for company as much as the next girl. But in reality, we all know that finding the time… 

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One-step craft idea: washi tape photo frames

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Washi tape has to be the biggest trend to hit crafting in years and I love the innovative ideas people come up with for using it. So, today’s simple craft idea is these washi tape picture frames. No instructions – simply cut, stick and away you go. {Trendenser} I’m wondering about running a little mini… 

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DIY luggage tag business cards

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Ill be at the Papermash craft and shopping evening tomorrow (21st June) so thought I should make a few blog business cards to give to lovely new people I might meet. Here’s how they turned out… {all Decorator’s Notebook} Materials-wise, I used a mixture of these white and manilla luggage labels and this rather nice… 

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Friday, I’m in love…

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… with dresses with pockets, like this one from Joules {above} and this one from Sunday’s car boot sale … with this yellow Midcentury-style chair from Heal’s … with these evocative photographs of furniture maker Andrea Brugi at work … with the 1980s dream of a monorail in Rhyl … with this simple vintage brooch… 

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