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Make your own Medieval Gothic Fairy Door

Fairy gardens are all the rage right now and I do enjoy the whimsy of a fairy door, but I can’t say I’m much of a fan of the cute, brightly coloured affairs you often see. This surprises you. I can tell. My idea of a fairy door is rather more Medieval Gothic in...

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A Gothic Altered Bottle and its Victorian Altered Box

One of the best things about being a maker is people give you stuff for your projects. Take this Hunter Laing Old & Rare whisky box for example. It was gifted to me during a rather splendid single cask whisky tasting session. Oh, wait. When I say ‘gifted’… Perhaps...

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Creepy Siamese Twins

One of my favourite Halloween makes of 2017 was the zombie Siamese Twins. Sufficiently creepy yet super easy to make, these spooky sisters formed part of a collection of macabre oddities on the hallway console during last year’s Halloween Open House. The individual...

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Easy Side Table DIY

Sometimes, you come across a DIY idea that’s so head-slappingly simple it doesn’t need a tutorial. This easy side table is one such DIY. Every summer, I sit in the garden and think, “I could really do with a side table for my tea/lunch/glasses/Kindle/wine/gin [insert...

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Chic White Potion Bottles

Halloween doesn’t have to be creepy. In fact, I like a little chic with my celebrations. And what better than some white potion bottles to get the party started? It just so happens that a Love Potion is also a timely reminder of our special wedding anniversary. Was it...

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Light up Halloween Jack in the Box

You’ve heard of a Jack in the Box, well this is my Halloween version. Made from a battered old wicker basket and a foam skull, this simply DIY makes a great static Halloween prop.

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Wedding Crafts worthy of a Princess

Do you know someone who’s getting married? Maybe you or someone you know is celebrating a special anniversary? Here are some stylish wedding crafts that make wonderfully meaningful gifts fit for a Princess. Or a Prince.

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Halloween Countdown Chalkboard

As a passionate Halloween decorator, a Halloween Countdown is vital if I’m to keep track of exactly how much time is left before Witching Hour. I knocked up this project out of a shop-bought slogan sign, after being inspired by my Crafting Soul Sister at Me and Annabelle Lee. Click through to learn more.

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Evil Eye Medieval Ashes Urn

Year-round Halloween inspiration can strike anywhere and this Evil Eye Medieval Ashes Urn looks like it came straight from the BBC production of Merlin.

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Handmade Mummified Fairy

A mummified fairy is a fantastically creepy craft for any Halloween collector. Display it all year round under a cloche, in your witch’s apothecary or in a frame for your gallery wall.

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DIY Contemporary Easter Eggs

These budget-friendly contemporary Easter egg decorations were inspired by a) the stylish simplicity of black & white b) my unceasing appetite for things a little bit different and c) a distinct lack of time. Yep. You guessed it. I STILL haven’t decorated for spring!...

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Spring Wreath 3 Ways

It’s amazing what a difference a few simple changes can make and this spring wreath is a great example of how to shake up your seasonal décor without spending much money.

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I’m Sue ~ a most untypical witch. Welcome to my curious compendium of crafts and home decor, where Halloween is everyday, handmade meets high street and home is crafted with attitude and a sprinkling of magic. Want to know more, including why I sign off my posts with “A hui hou”? Click here.

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