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How to Make a Super Cute Rainbow Unicorn Cake

Have you seen the amazing unicorn cakes all over Pinterest and Instagram? Thea spotted a rainbow unicorn cake on my Instagram feed, and wanted me to make it for her fifth birthday. Luckily, I am up for a challenge! I try and make the girls’ birthday cakes, like my mum, though I don’t always manage it. I’ve made a Chocolate Hedgehog Cake quite a few times and you can see the step by step tutorial here. I also made Thea an Arial from The Little Mermaid cake a few years ago, and you can find  ...

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Crafts, House to Home, Make & Do

How To Make An Easy Spring Wreath in Minutes

Do you like to decorate for spring and Easter, as well as for Christmas? I do! I’ve made a few Christmas wreaths before, but never a spring wreath before, so this is the year. This is the easiest spring wreath ever, and only took about five minutes. So read on to see how to make your own easy spring wreath in minutes, for less than £15. What You Need to Make an Easy Spring Wreath in Minutes All you need to make an easy spring wreath in minutes is a pre-formed wicker wreath, ribbon and  ...

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Make & Do

Jewellery Making Masterclass at The Goldsmithy Goldsmiths

Have you ever tried your hand at jewellery making? I’m not talking about stringing beads on to string, but working with gold or silver. I hadn’t until recently, when I was lucky enough to go behind the scenes at The Goldsmithy Goldsmiths Ltd. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but when I arrived at their cosy workshop in Stony Stratford near Milton Keynes, I didn’t know what to look at first. It’s crammed full of interesting tools, slightly scary looking open flames  ...

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Days Out

Magical Waddesdon Manor at Christmas

As National Trust members, we go to Waddesdon Manor, near Aylesbury, several times a year. It’s always beautiful, but my favourite time to visit Waddesdon Manor is at Christmas. We went to Waddesdon Manor last Christmas and loved it, and this year was just as magical. It’s the perfect way to get the festive feels!

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