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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

What is a fun and easy weekend craft project to do with my sons who are 10 and 12 years old?  

Hi Penelope, What is a fun and easy weekend craft project to do with my sons who are 10 and 12 years old? Thank you, Melissa...

Cork Notice Boards  

I have some left over cork floor tiles and would like to make some noticeboards as gifts. I am looking for funky ways to make them sturdy, useful and eyecatching - any ideas...

buttons  

When I was little I used to love collecting buttons and for years I have been contemplating making bracelets out of them. Do you have any inventive ideas ??? ...

DIY Wax Drip Easter Eggs

By Penelope QuinnOn 7 Apr

Penelope Quinn shows us how to make these decorated eggs that will make a beautiful addition to any dinner setting

DIY Easter: Lace Bunny Ears

By Penelope QuinnOn 30 Mar

Penelope Quinn puts a pretty spin on Easter by drawing inspiration from Hollywood fashionistas. Best of all, these chic lace bunny ears are super easy and can be made in under an hour

Crazy Cake Creations

By Penelope QuinnOn 27 Mar

Thought your effort on a cowboy boot cake for a four-year-old's birthday was impressive? Just take a look at these jaw-dropping creations that are so impressive, it’d be a shame to eat them!

How To: Candle Making for Earth Hour

By Penelope QuinnOn 26 Mar

Penelope Quinn talks to the experts to find out how – just in time for Earth Hour!