Category Archives: art

How to Celebrate Burns Night

All the Christmas decorations and just about down by now. The New Year party feels like it happened ages ago, and here in the UK, we’re in the depths of winter. Short daylight hours, dark nights, and cold, wet days. … Continue reading

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#5 Unusual Christmas Tree Decorating Traditions

Most of us recognise decorating the Christmas tree with baubles, candy canes tinsel and such like. But it isn’t like that all over the world. In the Ukraine for example, it isn’t baubles that festoon Christmas trees, it’s spider webs. … Continue reading

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Creative and fun alternatives to plastic – Part 4

#plasticfree #tglassjars #recycle In our last ‘Creative & Fun Alternatives to Plastic’ series, we thought that the trusty old glass jar should get a mention. There are literally hundreds of ways you can recycle glass jars, but we found this … Continue reading

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Creative and fun alternatives to plastic – Part 3

#plasticfree #tincans #recycle If you have tin cans left over from soups or puddings, rather than putting them into the recycle bin, why not try making some gorgeous punched tea light holders?

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Creative and fun alternatives to plastic – Part 2

#plasticfree #toiltetrolls #recycle This week we found an artistic idea. The wall art above looks fabulous, right? Would you believe it, it’s made out of cardboard toilet rolls. I think we can all agree it looks brilliant! The How-To Gal … Continue reading

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Rock On

#loveontherockspoynton Someone has been busy! On our rounds at Layhead we came across this gorgeous rock hand painted by one of our guests. Thank you if it’s one of yours and you’re reading this article.

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Afternoon Tea

  Following on from our last blog, summer holidays are a time to make memories for the family which will be talked about for years to come. How about organising a special afternoon tea. If the sun is shining, why … Continue reading

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