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...

DIY marbled Christmas baubles

Craft expert Penelope Quinn shows us how to create these DIY marbled nail polish Christmas baubles.

How to hold a bake sale with kids

Learn how to throw a bake sale for you and your kids with these great tips, inspired by Donna Hay's Basics to Brilliance Kids.

How to get your kids into vegetable gardening

Looking for a way to get your kids into the great outdoors? Here are some tips to get them gardening their very own veggie patch.

How to plan the ultimate treasure hunt for kids

Here are a few treasure hunt ideas to make any kid's birthday, holiday or get together truly memorable

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