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Knits N Bits weaves community connection

When Tina’s husband passed away earlier this year, she was completely at a loss as to what to do with herself. At the same time her daughter Nikki was studying community development...

DIY face masks

With endless options for fabric, you can make a mask suitable for any occasion.

Arts & crafts

Looking to keep the kids entertained over the school holidays? Beat the boredom with these simple activities you can do at home.

Spotlight to open first ACT store

Those looking for their DIY and homewares fix from Spotlight will no longer have to head across the border, with the first store based in the ACT set to open its doors on Wednesday 1 July.

Wrap it up: Gift wrap gift boxes

You’ve made or found the perfect present, now for the finishing touch – gift wrapping! Gift wrap gift boxes Project and image courtesy of Spotlight. What you’ll need Assorted Paper Mache gift boxesBurlapHot glue gun and...

Easter eggsperiments: science at home with household objects

Charlotte Barkla, author of Edie’s Experiments: How to Make Friends shares some egg-cellent ideas for science at home this Easter. Incorporating science learning at home doesn’t have to be complicated. There are plenty of activities...

Quarantine Easter craft ideas made from toilet paper rolls

Penguin author, Aura Parker, shares her inspired quarantine Easter craft ideas made from toilet paper rolls: Wonderful, Easter is here! I have been good this year and stayed home, so hopefully the Easter Bunny...

Valentine’s Day ‘Love’ craft ideas

Say “I love you” to a special person in your life with these simple Valentine’s Day craft ideas. Valentine’s gift bag What you’ll need Paper gift bags (red, pink, white or craft)Acrylic paintMedium paint brushWater for...

Have you heard? Craft for Kindness

Craft for a cause The Community Services #1 (CS#1) Craft for Kindness seniors social group proudly made over 100 hand-knitted items for charity in 2019. The items, most knitted or crocheted, include soft...