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10 Really Easy World Book Day Costume Ideas

  • February 11, 2019
Really Easy World Book Day Costume Ideas

It’s every parent’s favourite day coming up next on 7th March – World Book Day! I’m not sure who’s bright idea it was to decide that for one day every March all kids have to go to school dressed as a character from a book but I’d bet a lot of money that it wasn’t a busy and already stressed out mum who can’t sew and has to go to >>


How To Make A No-Sew Autumn Fairy Costume

  • September 22, 2017
How To Make A No-Sew Autumn Fairy Costume

We have just had to make an autumn fairy costume for a school disco and I thought I’d share it with you. I’m not very good at making costumes and I do not sew at all, so if you ever see anything like this on my blog you know it’s going to be easy! To make this you will need: Felt sheets in autumnal colours Fairy wings Tutu/skirt Plain headband >>

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The Best Halloween Costumes On The High Street

  • October 5, 2016

It’s almost that time of year – when the kids are bugging you to go trick or treating and having Halloween parties. I never realised Halloween was such a big deal until I had a child, but I suppose with the dressing up and buckets full of sweets I shouldn’t be surprised. I have no idea yet what our plans for Halloween will be but if it doesn’t involve fancy >>

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Easy Last Minute Costume Ideas For World Book Day

  • February 27, 2016

If you have a child at school then ” World Book Day” is probably one of those events that you dread. And leave until the last minute. Thinking of a character from a book who’s costume you can actually make, while ignoring all ridiculous suggestions from your child, isn’t my idea of fun. In case you’ve forgotten about it, World Book Day is on Thursday 3rd March – this Thursday! Don’t >>