Whip up a no sew fabric gift bag in minutes

Are you in the market for a fabric gift bag? Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday this DIY is likely to come in pretty handy. Whether you are trying to reduce your carbon foot by not using traditional wrapping paper, or you just want to extra AF then follow these easy steps.

These bags can be made in any size, small ones like the ones I did are great for party favors. Medium ones could be loot bags and long fabric gift bags s are great for wine.

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DIY a Valentine’s Day t-shirt with a difference

In need of a Valentine’s Day t-shirt?  If you have a child whose daily schedule still includes finger paints or building blocks, I am going to guess yes. Schools are big on dressing for the occasion, which is usually red and white, but I decided to be a little extra this year, I ditched the red and white and made Aidan a Valentine’s Day t-shirt with a difference

What make’s it a Valentine’s Day shirt in my opinion is the big’ol heart nose and the fact that it is both the “animal he loves” as well as the “colour he loves” – you can use this technique and tweak it to suit the wearer.

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Tips for a more organised week (Win Stabilo Boss)

I might not come across as the most organised person in the world, I have an arty farty air about me, and that’s cool, but truth be told, I am very organised. I have to be, otherwise I would not be able to work in an office more than half the week, while blogging daily, hosting events and freelance writing, there would also be zero time for crafting. Also throw in the mom and wife things and living almost an hour from the office, and you best believe my time management skills are almost on par with my sarcasm skills.

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Most of my life organisation happens on a Sunday afternoon and these five tips have been a game changer… (PS. Stabilo highlighters and coloured pens really help and you can win a set to keep you organised and crafty…enter below)

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DIY hair gel in 10 minutes (cheap and really works)

I have been using DIY hair gel for the last two weeks and I am OBSESSED

I had seen a bunch of curly girls rave about DIY hair gel on social media, but quite frankly I thought they were taking this natural movement to the extreme, because who has the time and energy to make their own DIY hair gel, conditioner, masks and whatever? (go suffer buyers remorse at Clicks and Dischem like the rest of us!) I wondered, who are these people? but now, I am these people – since I found out the benefits of Flaxseed gel on your hair and also how cheap the seeds are and easy the gel is to make.

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Banting and diabetic “safe” cocktails

I’m putting safe in quotations because I am no expert on how safe alcohol would be in banting and diabetic diets. My own dietician was like, let’s cut out alcohol and revisit it. I figured I’d do some research (on reputable sites) so when she was ready to revisit I would be super ready to cater this visit.

So it felt like perfect timing when InterContinental hotels & resorts sent me a stunning (I might have to redo my lounge for it to fit in) cocktail set. I was eager to try it out, but with my diabetic situation and financial situation (adulting in 2017 is expensive, joh) I knew I needed to keep both the sugar and the cost down.  I managed to do both with these recipes

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