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Besides cushions, the other things I'm totally consumed by are candles - of any sort, really. It was only fitting, then, that I hunted down my own supplies so I could make my own collection of scented delights at home. If you read on, you'll see how easy it is to make candles yourself (and where to get the kit from).

I spent a glorious day getting my craft on this Sunday at Unleash Creative - an event that, as the name suggests, unleashes your inner creative through a series of workshops hosted by some fabulous mentors. I took my camera along and snapped the magic so you can see what you missed!

Before the new season of House Rules begins, I thought it timely that I catch up with last year's most-loved contestant (and runner up), Michelle Ball, to chat about life after the show, how she survived the chaos of renovating, her thoughts on the series and her advice for season two contestants.