In this weekend's Guardian and The Observer they are giving away a guide to getting crafty and practical. To us this sounds brilliant and a great way to kick off the new year.
Part one: Home and Garden shows you how to tackle jobs around the house from little things like fixing that broken tile (the one that's been looking at you sadly for months), to daunting tasks like mending a broken washing machine. But don't worry there are fun and creative tips too, including how to upholster a chair and grow a window box.
Part two: Grooming and Gadgets helps you rescue your wardrobe by turning pink clothes white, sew on a missing button, fix and clean precious jewellery or even trim your own fringe (and have fun doing it). What's more you could also save yourself a tidy sum in the process.
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