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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...

12 DIY Christmas Decorations

By Penelope QuinnOn 25 Nov

You don't have to resort to buying cheap plastic decorations to bring yuletide cheer to your home. Here are 12 fantastic ideas to put a DIY twist on your tree, table and front door, that you're sure to want to keep for years to come!

Your Ultimate Guide to Storing Clothes

By Penelope QuinnOn 20 Nov

If your wardrobe is a mould magnet and your delicates are covered in moth holes, then it's time to get schooled on the delicate art of storing clothes. Here are the expert tips you need to know.

10 Cool Christmas Crafts for Kids

By Penelope QuinnOn 19 Nov

Keep little hands busy these school holidays with easy crafts that will inspire their creativity!

11 Beauty Hacks You Need To Try Now

By Penelope QuinnOn 12 Nov

Don't spend hours in the bathroom getting ready for silly season parties - follow these simple makeup hacks that will help you get out the door in minutes!