Dotcomgiftshop Blog Awards: Whoop Whoop!

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Amongst all the Halloween mayhem and our book deadlines emails popping into our inbox we got an exciting email last week from Dot Com Gift Shop saying that we had been nominated for an award!

We’re up for Best Family Craft Blog and would love your support to win! All you need to do is click on the link and vote for us. The nice thing if you do vote you’ll be entered into a drawer to win £100 worth of dotcomgiftshop gifts which will come in handy for Christmas pressies!

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Wrapping Paper Christmas Wreath

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Pinch punch first of the month! We’re very excited that it’s December – we’re a little (though not a lot) more organised this year for Christmas and we are dying to get the decorations up. Starting with this pretty little paper  Christmas Wreath we created for www.dotcomgiftshop.com. It’s made from their wrapping paper, bells and ribbon and even has fairy lights tucked inside so it’s all lovely and twinkly at night. Yey! Hop over to Dot Com’s blog to see how to make it (P.S it’s peasy!).

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DIY Photo Flapbook

DIY Photo flap book by Little Button Diaries

Grayson’s favourite toy at the moment is the wooden picture puzzle I made for Harper a few years ago. He drags it around the house so we sit down and do it with him. Anyway, we took the kids camping over the long weekend, so I decided to make a portable version to give him something to play with during the six-hour car journey!

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Ikea Lampshade Hack

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We love a hack over at Little Button Diaries HQ (does that make us sound fancy? Like we have big offices and staff and stuff? hmm) and this one is super peasy. I’ve had this adorable amazing wrapping paper from dotcomgiftshop for a while and wanted to make a paper lampshade out of it. But to be honest, I’m no origami pro and I kept messing it up and wasting the paper.

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