Wooden Bead Dolls

Wooden Bead Dolls

Ooh how I love wooden beads and how I love crafts using wooden beads. I just find wooden beads so wonderfully tactile and irristible to play with.  I particularly like these littel wooden bead dollies from Small for Big. I tink they are simply TOO cute and will definitely be…
Beer bottle cap magnets

Beer bottle cap magnets

Beer Bottle Cap Magnets We've all done it - saved our beer bottle lids right? The little metal caps are somehow so appealing and we're never quite sure whether we can recycle them, and like many things, are LOATH to throw them into landfill, so they pile up on the…
DIY Plastic Bottle Game

DIY Plastic Bottle Game

How FUN FUN FUN is this recycled craft from one of our favourite site Krokotak? Such a clever and fun use of an old plastic bottle and Kindersurprise capsule (I am sure you can find something else to make the small fish, if you can't get these where you live).…

Cardboard Box Play City

I think we all know that you can make GREAT things from the HUMBLE Cardboard Box... Kids love to sit in them. Pretend that the cardboard box is a car or a boat or a plane. They like to make houses out of the cardboard box.. or you can take…
Owl Pumpkin

Owl Pumpkin

I have to confess that I leave all Pumpkin Decorating to "The Uncle", it is part of our Halloween Family Traditions and I am loathed to change such a cherished tradition.. but you know.. surely if I made an EXTRA pumpkin, he would never know.. right? ASs this Owl Pumpkin is simply…
Popsicle stick crafts – bow and arrow

Popsicle stick crafts – bow and arrow

Popsicle stick crafts - love this bow and arrow! If you are anything like us, you'll be washing and stashing those ice lolly sticks this time of year... We can't bear to see popsicle sticks going into the bin, so they are discretely popped clean into the drawer for the…
Seashell Art

Seashell Art

  Oh my oh my oh my! My son's Writing Workshop teacher (and soon to be daughter's teacher too), LOVES poetry. And she loves working on poems with the kids. I HAVE To show this seashell art - where poetry meets art. How precious is this? Use old books to…
Needle Felted Flowers

Needle Felted Flowers

Oooh needle felting is something that I have been meaning to have a go at for aaaaaages now.. and seeing these super pretty and stunning needle felted flowers may just be the reason to give it a try. Aren't they simply stunning? They would look great as a hair piece…
Beach Cake Party Toppers

Beach Cake Party Toppers

    Oh my goodness, how ADORABLE are these cake toppers??? How seriously sweet are these little deck chairs and sun umbrellas? Seriously cute stuff. I love "simple cakes" with "cute toppers", they make the baking experience oh so much easier.. and once you have eaten the cake, I am…
Animal Origami

Animal Origami

  Oooh how we love some basic paper crafts - and here are some super cute animal origami characters! How lovely indeed. The kids will love making them - use them to decorate a child's room, make some greeting cards or create a bit of fairy tale story telling... the…