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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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» Past Questions & Answers

room fragrances  

Hi, instructions are a little fuzzy. Put the herbs and spices in a jar for a week? with or without water? Bring to the boil then simmer....How long for? are the ingredients whole, cut up, eucalyptu...

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...

13 achievable DIY projects for the long weekend

The Easter long weekend is the perfect time to do those odd-jobs you’ve been putting off.

Top Interior Trends for 2016

Whether you like to keep up with what’s hot or are just on the search for some inspiration, here are the top interior trends for 2016 as predicted by the experts.

Pretty Easter crafts you can enjoy all year round

Your Easter crafting efforts needn’t only be on show for a few days – here are some ideas that can be displayed all year round.

Ghostly Goings On in Lake Windermere

Rolling hills, charming towns and a picturesque lake attract thousands of visitors every year, but it’s the Lake District’s ghostly visions that provide the real draw card for Penelope Quinn.

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