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Penelope Quinn

Craft Expert

Nine sustainable fashion designers to put on your radar

Being eco-conscious is the new black, right? Ethical fashion should be a priority in your wardrobe, and here are our favourite designers making it happen.

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The secrets to successful op shopping

Finding op shop gold is much easier than you think!

How to create a 3D flamingo wall art

Here's what to do with all of that pretty wrapping paper you've been saving!

How to create an upcycled plastic flower crown

A flower head crown is THE must have accessory.

How to create a flamingo piñata

This easy DIY Flamingo Piñata is just too pretty to smash into glittery smithereens!

5 things you must do before applying for a home loan

Follow these tips to make the complex road to owning a home a little less daunting.

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.

How to Avoid the Biggest Changing Room Blunders

Shopping – most of us either love it or loathe it. If you count yourself among the latter, here’s some useful tips that will make a trip to your local shopping centre a whole lot less traumatic.

Love enhancing the everyday and cherishing the past? Join Penny on her quest to keep home-made alive.

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