Monthly Archives: May 2015

12 Button Craft Ideas

12 Button Craft Ideas

You know us, we love a button craft, such a versatile material! We have been collecting them for years, and of course you can buy them as craft materials or even by the bag full at second hand shops - so we love to see these colourful creations and have…
DIY cardboard Airstream caravan

DIY cardboard Airstream caravan

Oh, we WISH we'd had this great idea ourselves - a DIY cardboard Airstream caravan! We really love the Airstream caravan, and would love to import a load to Europe and set up a funky campsite, but the weather isn't as fab as the US is it?! So we'll have…
Painted Rock Cactus DIY

Painted Rock Cactus DIY

As you know, we have a THING about stones.. my kids are forever picking up them and collecting them. And I have to confess, that I too, can't resist a beautifully shaped, smooth flat stone, and ahem, have quite a stone collection myself.. because you never know when you may…
Summer Paper Plate Crafts

Summer Paper Plate Crafts

Hooray it is SUMMER!!! Well kind of (depending on where you live).. either way.. this set of summer paper plate crafts are BOUND to cheer up your day. I love the quirky little Melon Paper Plate Handbag and Donuts... and all the fun you can have with this fabulous Paper…
DIY wall organiser

DIY wall organiser

DIY wall organiser We want to tidy up, we want to tidy up! So let's get some storage on the wall shall we? Honestly, if we want to tidy up, having some extra storage space on the wall which you've made yourself might actually encourage you to tidy away your…
make your own needle wallet

make your own needle wallet

Make your own needle wallet I have a sewing box, I have thread, I have a quick-un-pick, I have scissors, but can I EVER find the needles? Well, no of course not. My Mum used to have a little leather needle wallet book thing that was so handy, we always…
18 Craft Stick Crafts

18 Craft Stick Crafts

Hooray for the humble Craft Stick - that "classic" childhood craft material fuond in many an art box. These days it is easy to buy craft sticks in bulk - you can get them plain or in many different colours. My kids still enjoy saving and washing their "lolly sticks"…
Craft Stick Fairy Door

Craft Stick Fairy Door

I am afraid this is one those "inspiration" posts today, as these seriously wonderful CRAFT STICK Fairy Doors, do not come with instructions. But I HAD to share them with you, as I think they are simply the most wonderful thing EVER and I so want to make a set…
Cereal Box Boat

Cereal Box Boat

Cereal box boat - what's not to love about this little craft? It works on so many levels for us, it's a craft which you can do with (or without) the children, you get to use up an old cereal box, thus diverting it from landfill - it's a total…
Painting With Ice, Chalk and Oil

Painting With Ice, Chalk and Oil

Here is a Summer Activity that is oh so inviting!!! Create these fantastic ice painting cubes, but it isn't just ice.. it is a mixture of oil, water and chalk. Super cool and a great summer painting activity. A wonderful way to explore the sense, cool down and get creative.…