Monthly Archives: November 2014

button christmas tree

button christmas tree

Button Christmas Tree Oh how we love this build up to Christmas, there are so many activities to do and share with the children, the excitement builds from mid November in our house! So when DO you put up your Christmas Tree? And how many Christmas Trees do you have?…
Fabric Coil Bowls

Fabric Coil Bowls

Fabric Coil Bowls We do rather love an upcycled craft at FunCraftsKids and every scrap of old holey tights, stained jersey Ts, and shrunken knitwear gets saved! We are pretty RUBBISH at throwing away what others perceive as rubbish it has to be said, so when we saw these Fabric Coil…
stone faces

stone faces

Stone facesTHINGS  When our boys were little, we used to say 'let's go on an adventure!' rather than 'let's go for a walk'... The word 'walk' seemed to bring out the moans and groans, whereas the 'adventure' was far more exciting a prospect, and they used to run to grab…
Twig Monogram

Twig Monogram

Twig Monogram My two boys have ALWAYS had  a thing about sticks, twigs and stones... Ever since they were really tiny, you couldn't go on a walk with them, without being accompanied by a branch bigger than themselves being dragged along behind us... (so - maybe we should have got…
marshmallow ballerinas

marshmallow ballerinas

Marshmallow ballerinas Oh goodness - now, we've all seen cake pops, and we all know about what fun they can be for a party... so how about this for a theme, the ballerina party, complete with little marshmallow ballerinas!! We tried really hard to find the original source for these…
chalkboard paint desk space

chalkboard paint desk space

Chalkboard desk space I know, I know, we can't all have a tidy desk space or craft corner can we? Well, yes actually, if you really want to be super organised it IS POSSIBLE! And to look stylish at the same time! I know it's hard to stay tidy when…
Egg Snowman

Egg Snowman

Oh what foodie fun! Check out these DELIGHTFUL Egg Snowmen from Roxy's Kitchen! Aren't they simply adorable and fun?? Love love love. I think my kids will love these irrespective of whether they like eggs or not (one does, one doesn't). But food crafts such as these snowman eggs are…
Pipe Christmas Tree

Pipe Christmas Tree

Pipe Christmas Tree Sold - how we LOVE this one - take a plastic pipe and a saw and get busy! This could still work with your existing tree decorations couldn't it? And what a twist on a Christmas tree this really is! Great fun. and gives me an idea…
DIY branch scroll organiser

DIY branch scroll organiser

DIY branch scroll organiser To do lists... Action Lists, Diaries, notepads, phone reminders... seriously, I have tried them all, all of the time.... Plus, backs of envelopes, notes sent home from school, and the discarded folded up kids drawings destined for the recycling bin, when I can't bear to see…
painted wooden beads

painted wooden beads

Painted wooden beads We all of us love a bit of jewellery... My little boy was an avid collector and a very sweet friend of mine gave him his own treasure box FULL of costume jewellery when he was about two. Full of trinkets and wooden beads and baubles, he…