Monthly Archives: May 2014

Skull potato print party bags

Skull potato print party bags

Skull potato print party bags It's great to have a party with a theme - most kids really enjoy the synergy of the decorations, the cake and gifts and even better when the party bags match too! How about this for a skeleton themed party? This Skull potato print party…
Cardboard Box Crafts: DIY Shape Sorter

Cardboard Box Crafts: DIY Shape Sorter

We love all things recycled... and there is something about a cardboard box that is irristible. The kids ADORE playing with them - so much pretend play going - one minute it is a box boat, the next it is a cardboard car... the next a cardboard box plane! Sometimes…
Hole punch gift wrap

Hole punch gift wrap

Hole punch gift wrap We do love all of the independent designers who appear to us through the power of the internet, and have LOVED everything on Canadian online boutique BabaSouk. In particular we were rather drawn to Stephanie's unique gift wrap packaging - the use of the butcher's twine…
chalkboard painted flower pots

chalkboard painted flower pots

Chalkboard painted flower pots - great idea for planting your herbs and veggies! We thought this was such a sweet little project from Popurridefua in Madrid, Spain. It would work really well for small children to watch their own seeds growing indoors - write their own names on the flower pots! This time…
Toothpick painting

Toothpick painting

Toothpick painting - with kids! Sometimes the only way we get to spend any table time with our kids is the painful process of encouraging them to do their homework. Factoring in some time to get crafty can be challenging in our busy lives, so we love that this toothpick…
Recycled Toy Wreath

Recycled Toy Wreath

This toy wreath is actually made from a set of Happy Meal toys!!! This wreath really shouts out "CHILDHOOD". Don't you think? All those Happy Meal memories.. playing (with those annoying little toys) and then brought together in this wonderfully bright and colourful wreath. I LOVE it. A brilliant way…
Juice Carton Crafts: Chalkboard City Scape

Juice Carton Crafts: Chalkboard City Scape

We are always on the look out for new and fun ideas for exciting "junk craft material"... one our favourites at the moment are the old juice or milk carton crafts (have yous een the amazing WELL we featured a while back? And these adorable Milk Carton Houses?)... so when…
Cardboard Box Crafts: Alligator

Cardboard Box Crafts: Alligator

  Oooh look at this ALLIGATOR!!! Isn't he just wonderful??? Love all the detail and all the different materials that were used to create him - the best use of egg cartons around - perfect for those alligator or corodile backs and tails. What is even better about this recycled…
DIY Costumes: Cardboard Butterfly Wings

DIY Costumes: Cardboard Butterfly Wings

Cardboard or cardboard boxes are so VERSATILE to craft with - literally your imagination is the limit. And we are always on the look out for more fabulous cardboard box ideas. Such as this fantastic DIY costume - cardboard butterfly wings! Seriously, how adorable are they? So colourful, so bright.…
Stone Crafts & Games

Stone Crafts & Games

  When we go to the beach we do LOVE to collect stones.. I love the different colours, textures and shapes. The kids like to find big stones and little stones. They love to find round stones and long stones. We like to stack the stones and make cairns and…