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How to Wrap Presents Beautifully

Whatever you’re wrapping, from scooters and train sets to dolls houses and skipping ropes, here are some fun and playful ways to wrap your presents. Spend some time being a little creative with your wrapping and you’ll be surprised at how fun and easy it is, and might even enjoy it! Colourful ribbons These don’t […]

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Easter Decoration Ideas

Bring the springtime colours to your Easter table, decorating it with pretty tableware, fluffy chicks and baskets of edible treats for the whole family. Blow and decorate eggs and make baskets and bonnets with the kids, ready for the Easter Bunny’s visit and the eagerly anticipated egg hunt on Easter Day (April 5th).    If […]

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Mary Berry’s Malted Chocolate Cake Recipe

This cake is the perfect family treat, and a real crowd-pleaser. The malt extract gives a lovely creaminess to the sponge, while the malted chocolate flavour is echoed in the cake’s topping Malted Chocolate Cake Recipe Ingredients For the cake: 30g (1oz) malted chocolate drink powder 30g (1oz) cocoa powder 225g (8oz) butter, softened, plus […]

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Red Ted Art: Paper Plate Bunny & Chick Purse

Note from the Editor: We’re thrilled to introduce our newest guest blogger Maggy Woodley from Red Ted Art – her craft ideas are such fun and promise to keep little hands busy!  We do love simple crafts that you can enjoy with the kids. Here is a great little craft for Easter (or any time […]

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Cinderella Party Food & Drink Ideas

If you’re planning a Cinderella party, once you’ve bought your Cinderella themed tableware and decorations, your thoughts will probably turn to what food you should serve. The first place to start is to think about incorporating the theme’s colours into your spread to bring it all together. Blue and white work really well at a […]

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Top 10 Tips for an Easter Party

Europeans do Easter in a traditional style so we’ve decided to take a leaf out of their book with these tips and ideas for a beautiful Easter. We’ve thrown in a silly Easter game or two and some delicious foodie ideas too. You can find all your Easter decorations, Easter activities and even Easter treats […]

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Top 10 Party Lighting Ideas

From fairy lights to glow in the dark balloons, add some luminous magic to your party extravaganza. If you’re having a small party at home or planning the lighting for a big event like a wedding, these tips will ensure your party shines! 1. Letter Lights Letter lights are such a fun way to illuminate your […]

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Pink & Gold Wedding Ideas

The pink and gold wedding trend is one of our absolute favourites and is a popular choice for brides and grooms in 2015. Think soft pastel & blush pink with glittering gold for an elegant and chic wedding. Pink & Gold Wedding: Food & Drink There are so many lovely ideas for food and drink […]

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Easter Party Themes

Whether you’re planning an Easter lunch for all the family, a tea party for the kids or a gathering with friends we’re sure you’ll find bright party accessories to inject the occasion with accents of spring among these fabulous Easter Party Themes. Peter Rabbit Easter Party    For the youngest guests, this classic theme will […]

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Money-saving Party Tips

Who doesn’t love finding a bargain? Why should planning for a party be any different? Whether it’s an imminent family birthday or a seasonal gathering, we offer a few ideas to help keep costs down and still throw a memorable party. Never be afraid to to stock up and fill the cupboard with cheap essentials, so take advantage […]

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