recycled book crafts – butterflies

recycled book crafts – butterflies

Recycled book crafts - butterflies All those books in second hand book shops, and charity shops... and what are they going to do with them when nobody wants them and everyone has their noses in kindles??? Well, how about using pages from these books to create beautiful things that we…
paint chip crafts – paper punch heart garland

paint chip crafts – paper punch heart garland

Paper punch heart garland These Paper punch heart garlands are so pretty! We picked up a few of these paint chips at the weekend when trying to decide what colour to paint my son's wooden bed... We then couldn't bring ourselves to put the rejected colour chips into the recycling…
Squished witch cupcakes

Squished witch cupcakes

Squished witch cupcakes Whatever the time of year, these Squished witch cupcakes really have us chuckling! Whether you've seen the Wizard of Oz recently or like us have fond childhood memories of the film, the Squished wicked witch getting her comeuppance really is illustrated beautifully in this fab book Make…
Halloween Lanterns

Halloween Lanterns

We love looking for atmospheric crafts this time of year and ADORE these Halloween Lanterns from Adventures in a Box! Aren't they clever and they show us how to make them in easy steps! Genius. Pop over now! They even have some great printables for you to trace and make…
TP Roll Frankenstein & Mummy Printables

TP Roll Frankenstein & Mummy Printables

More TP Roll DISGUISE fun.. yes, Halloween in JUST around the corner, but NOW Is the best time to get these adorable little treat boxes made. Aren't they fun. Ok, maybe adorable isn't right, fun and spooky is better! All you need is our beloved TP Rolls.. and then head…
Cookies for the side of Mugs

Cookies for the side of Mugs

Cookies for the side of Mugs Well we all like cookies right, and as it's getting closer to that holiday season, out come the steaming cups of cocoa and milky coffees - and woah, who WOULDN'T want one of these cookies for the side of mugs right?!! These are just…
Upcycled map weaving

Upcycled map weaving

Upcycled map weaving We travel to Europe every year in the car, and every year we carry an emergency back up map, JUST in case the Sat Nav goes wrong (or gets stolen as it did last year!) And then we come back home and add the giant map book…
Geometric tree decorations

Geometric tree decorations

Geometric tree decorations Every Christmas we aim to buy or make a new Christmas Tree Decoration so we were chuffed to find these delicate ornaments which to be honest, are so lovely, you could have them hanging from a twig all year round for me! How cool would these Scandi…
Paper Fortune Teller Lampshape

Paper Fortune Teller Lampshape

Paper Fortune Teller Lampshape So one of our criteria for a lamp shade is that, when one is standing beneath it, one cannot see the bulb - it's a funny foible, but one we like to stick to in our house! And you know what, it's not something that you…
Halloween Treat Surprises

Halloween Treat Surprises

  Oh my, these little "Halloween Treat Surprise" Balls are simply so much fun - they look GREAT and the kids will be surprised. These work for me on so many levels - it is a nice change from all the sweets, you can give them to Trick or Treaters…