New baking book: Sweet

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Sweet is a new baking book from the team that brought you Mollie Makes and The Simple Things

Perfect pinwheels

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After a double bank holiday weekend, quite a bit of rain, and Union Jack bunting overkill, we admit we found time to peep around some beautiful blogs. Something we did notice was the rise of the pinwheel. Could this be the new bunting? Are we even allowed to say such a thing?

How to make paper and tulle flowers

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Parties, celebrations, and giant paper flowers! A perfect combination. We love these retro flowers, they’re beyond easy to make and create amazing impact in a very short space of time. Kate Bruning from Greedy for Colour is guest blogging for us this Tutorial Tuesday. Read more to find out how to make these paper and tulle flowers…

Moodboard Monday: Retro celebration

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After last week’s vintage wedding ideas, this week we’re going all out for bold and beautiful colour with a funky retro look. But don’t feel the need to restrict these ideas to weddings, any celebration would be the perfect excuse to go to technicolour town with the accessories…

How to crochet a bow tie

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It’s Tutorial Tuesday and it’s time for a new how to! What about this crochet bow tie. Perfect for parties, weddings and special events, this adorable accessory will make any little boy look even cuter on the big day! Designed by Delia Randall of Delia Creates, it’s a lovely touch for birthdays and celebrations…
This free crochet bow tie pattern is perfect timing for spring or summer weddings… and it complements our free wedding supplement perfectly, don’t you think?

Moodboard Monday: Vintage weddings

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Well… have you seen Let’s Get Hitched yet? The latest issue of Mollie Makes comes with a free beautiful wedding magazine. Even if you’re not getting married, you’ll fall in love with the endless joyful ways to make a celebration something special. And just to get you dreaming, let’s get into the vintage spirit…

Easter Monday mini-makes

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If you’re at a loose end today and you want to work off some of those scoffed Easter egg calories, roll up your sleeves and get your craft on. We discovered two sweet as chocolate ideas over the weekend, an Easter chick garland and bunny lid storage jars…

Bargain corner: spring bunting pattern

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Thought you’d like to see this pretty knitted bunting pattern over on The Making Spot. For just 69p, that’s less than the price of two Cadbury Creme Eggs, you can download this spring pattern. And, if you do it now, and you get your needles clicking, you could even have one finished in time for the Easter weekend. It’s the perfect way to spring clean your yarn stash…

Fabric Friday: Balloons

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Getting ready to party? Well, you’ll need balloons – obvs. These sweet fabrics and material projects fly the flag for New Year celebrations. Click through to see where to buy.