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12 Easy upcycled DIY Advent Calendars
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12 Easy upcycled DIY Advent Calendars

We’re already well into December, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get excited about the countdown to Christmas with an advent calendar! Here are 12 easy DIY ideas you’re going to love

Top 5 Christmas Decorating Trends For 2015

By Penelope QuinnOn 30 Nov

Paying homage to Yuletide traditions, bringing the outside in and merry metals are all big trends for Christmas decorating in 2015. Find out how to transform your home into a festive celebration with these top trends.

Eco wrapping ideas with real WOW Factor!

By Penelope QuinnOn 26 Nov

Yes, your presents can be awesomely wrapped AND enviromentally friendly. Here are 14 ideas to set your creativity on fire.

15 Seriously Easy DIY Christmas Tree Decorations

By Penelope QuinnOn 24 Nov

Why not add creative flair and a personal touch to your tree this year? Make some memories with these beautiful DIY Tree Ornaments that you can whip up in a flash.

How To Style Your Christmas Table

The tree might be your Pièce de résistance, but to really make your Christmas a memorable one, it pays to put some effort into a beautiful Christmas table setting! Follow these 11 practical tips.

7 Signs You’ve Chosen the Wrong Gift this Christmas

Worried you've made a festive faux pas? Here are 7 signs you've chosen the wrong gift - and a few rules on how to rectify the situation!

8 Quirky School Holiday Activities on a Budget

The Christmas holidays are almost upon us, which means having to keep the kids entertained. We all know the silly season can cause a dent in our wallets, so we have come up with 8 quirky school holiday activities on a budget.

How to Buy the Perfect Homewares Gift

Socks and sweets, booze and books: all lovely gifts, but do they speak to the heart of the one you love? Probably not. But a well thought-out piece to place within their home will. Here are some tips towards making a successful call on gifting for the home.

10 DIY Christmas Wrapping Hacks!

By Penelope QuinnOn 9 Dec

Give your wallet and the environment a rest this Christmas, by getting creative and recycling your wrapping paper.

DIY Presents for Christmas!

By Penelope QuinnOn 3 Dec

You don’t need to fork out hundreds to get into the giving spirit – there’s plenty of gifts you can make for minimal cost and time that will bring a smile to a loved ones face. Our craft expert Penelope Quinn from Darnsexysecondhand.com shows us how.

10 Christmas Tree Fails

By Penelope QuinnOn 2 Dec

Not everything goes to plan over the festive season - and that includes your Christmas tree! To avoid any DIY faux-pas, follow our guide on what NOT to do, and have a laugh in the process.