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hula hoop rug

hula hoop rug

Oh how we LOVE the idea of a hula hoop rug! So we've explored lots of different basic weaving techniques, using twigs and leaves, and generally taking our time, enjoying weaving at its very basic. We would really like to have a go at something a little more complicated, so…
Toilet roll racing cars

Toilet roll racing cars

Toilet roll racing cars We just can't get enough of toilet roll crafts... I can't bring myself to put them into the recycling box... So for once I'm not annoyed when the boys leave the loo rolls on the side of the bath, instead of popping them into the waste…
DIY Photo Wall Hanging

DIY Photo Wall Hanging

DIY Photo Wall Hanging In our house we love taking beautiful photos, capturing the memories and putting them on display but it can be hard to find new and interesting ways to display them!   We have so many ways to take photos now with cameras at the tips of…
gnome stick plant markers

gnome stick plant markers

Gnome stick plant markers - of all the things! We've been planting quite a lot this year, and have had bumper crops in the garden - it's great to watch it all grow, but you can't always remember what you've planted where?! guilty as charged, we pulled up the carrots…
Papier Mache Carrot Pencils

Papier Mache Carrot Pencils

Papier Mache Carrot Pencils Well - with Spring literally JUST around the corner we start to think of all of the fun crafts we can do, and the bunny rabbit *springs to mind (*no pun intended!). Allegedly the rabbit's favourite food is the honest carrot, we loved the stories of…
DIY Bird House

DIY Bird House

What is it that draws us to the birdhouse? Is it the simple shape? or the connotation that they are a lovely little house for the bird family? Maybe it's the childhood delight of seeing the baby birds with their open beaks waiting for their parents to return?! Who knows…
trash can bin makeover

trash can bin makeover

Trash can bin makeover Whether in the classroom, or in the playroom at home, encouraging the kids to tidy up after themselves is a chore in itself! So the plan for this new¬†term is to create different bins for different parts of the playroom - a place for soft toys,…
washi tape wallpaper

washi tape wallpaper

Washi tape wallpaper Black and white is all the rage, we see it on instagram, we see it on pinterest, and home DIY decor is definitely 'happening' right now! So if you can't afford to join in with wallpapering your rooms, how about trying just an 'accent' focus wall with…
Pom Pom Cake Toppers

Pom Pom Cake Toppers

Pom Pom Cake Toppers Well, admit it, we've all had a go at making pom poms right? Whether good old fashioned cardboard and scissors, or using the 'new fangled, and quote honestly essential' pom pom maker... we just loved these pom-pom cake toppers - why didn't we think of this!…
Felt Banana DIY Craft

Felt Banana DIY Craft

Felt Banana DIY Craft Love this, perfect Felt Banana DIY Craft for your¬†Cheeky Monkeys! This is SUCH a lovely craft - in fact, why not make a whole fruit bowl full of felt fruit (full of felt fruit? try saying that after a late night) This love of bananas has…