30 minute or less Homemade Christmas Gifts

Homemade presents are a great idea – when they’re done well – but then reality sets in and you realise you’ve zero time.  That’s where these simple, easy-to-do, quick homemade presents come in. You should be able to get each of these crafts done (excluding buying ingredients / equipment) in 30 minutes or less.

Do-able Hallowe’en Makeup Ideas

There can be soooooooo much waste at Hallowe’en particularly when it comes to putting together a costume. But there is another way, Hallowe’en makeup is the perfect low-waste solution to your Hallowe’en costume needs, created with items you probably already have to hand. I love this creepy doll face, if you do too click onContinue reading “Do-able Hallowe’en Makeup Ideas”

Hallowe’en Paper Masks For Adults

One Hallowe’en I made this cat mask from card. Seemed like a good idea, until 2 hours in and covered in glue and sweat. Anyhow I managed to complete it in 3 hours and now it’s a very attractive (in my opinion) feature in our dining room. The template for the cat mask cost meContinue reading “Hallowe’en Paper Masks For Adults”

Low Waste Hallowe’en Costumes for Kids

It’s a real struggle to find ideas for spooky low-waste Hallowe’en costumes, especially if you’ve very fussy kids! So to save you hours of research time here are some of my favs, including this stylish paper skeleton by architect Marie-Laure Pham. Read on for some more clever, low-impact Halloween costumes.