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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…
Make your own ribbon chandelier

Make your own ribbon chandelier

Make your own ribbon chandelier Oh you pretty thing you ribbon chandelier... Having just lost an hour in the wonder that is Pinterest, in the search for something beautiful that we can make tomorrow, we were drawn to yet more pom pom crafts - and this one is more than…
Plant pot decoration

Plant pot decoration

Spring is here, so time for a bit of plant pot decoration with a difference! I don't know about you, but we seem to have a lot of indoor plants, and herb pots on our window sills which are looking decidedly dull, and 'shop-bought'. Let's get crafty with some plant pot decoration!…
Paper Cloud Ribbon Rainbow

Paper Cloud Ribbon Rainbow

Paper Cloud Ribbon Rainbow When we spotted this Paper Cloud Ribbon Rainbow it took us back in time... We have fond memories of dancing gymnasts from our childhood, prancing around the gym mats, waving their beautiful ribbons - And then there were the Maypole Dancers - I was always having…