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Penelope Quinn

Craft Expert

Love enhancing the everyday and cherishing the past? Join Penny on her quest to keep home-made alive.

Love enhancing the everyday and cherishing the past? Join Penny on her quest to keep home-made alive.

About Penelope Quinn

Belonging to Gen X/Y may have left Penny rendered a rabid, shameless consumer by proxy, but she's always been averse to mass production. 

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» Latest Questions & Answers

Painting on fabric  

can you tell me what sort of paint is best for painting on denim clothing, I don't want it to be to hard and I'd like it to look like a normal painting...

painting over silver to gold  

I have bought a chandelier from our local hardware Master's Store which has silver attachments - (unable to get it in gold but price was fantastic plus just the style I wanted) how can I paint over i...

making paper flowers for cards  

I hope you can help me I would like to make some flat?? flowers to put on cards that I make, so that I can send them to my friend through the mail.Thank you Anne...

The Tiny House Movement

By Penelope QuinnOn 29 Oct

Thanks to rising house costs, the Aussie dream of owning a three-bedroom home in the ‘burbs is out of reach for many. But now, the antidote to McMansions has arrived – and it proves that great things really do come in small packages.

How to recycle CDs into a beautiful mosaic

By Penelope QuinnOn 16 Oct

CDs are going the same way as the VHS – but don’t throw them out, recycle them with this idea that makes the best of those magical hyperbolic rainbows!

15 Halloween Hacks to Trick Out Your House

By Penelope QuinnOn 9 Oct

It's a holiday steeped in tradition, but these days Halloween is simply a fun excuse to raid the fancy dress store. Throw a creepy party and indulge in some spooky fun with ideas that will give your guests ghostly chills.

How To Make Your Own Adorable Felt Mice

By Penelope QuinnOn 20 Aug

Penelope Quinn shows us an easy and cute craft using fabric cut-offs that is sure to fire your little ones’ imagination!