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Pinhole Heart Valentines Card DIY

Pinhole Heart Valentines Card DIY

Pinhole Heart Valentines Card DIY Oh my, we totally fell in love with this Pinhole Heart Valentines Card DIY... (prepare yourself for more heart/love/pin/needle puns)... Are you trying to find an original idea for making a Valentine's Day card this year? We've found a few, and we REALLY like this…
Paper Heart decorations DIY garland

Paper Heart decorations DIY garland

Paper Heart decorations We have long been fans of the paper garland and paper heart decorations just look lovely in a garland right? - any excuse to decorate the house once the obvious is over (we're talking Christmas... you know us, we LOVE to decorate our home for the holidays!)…
Egg Carton Craft Rooster for Chinese New Year

Egg Carton Craft Rooster for Chinese New Year

Egg Carton Craft Rooster Cock-a-doodle-do! It's the year of the rooster... and we just love this Egg Carton Craft Rooster. According to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, the Year of the Rooster starts on January 28, 2017. It is an important spring festival and a great opportunity to celebrate Chinese culture and…
Felt Heart Fairy Wands

Felt Heart Fairy Wands

Felt Heart Fairy Wands  Oh Christmas is a distant memory (of about a week ago!) and we are thinking about Valentine's Day already? Felt Heart Fairy Wands you say? Oh go on then... Well, some of us are, and the hearts are everywhere! I know, felt hearts aren't just for Valentine's…
Cotton Bud painted plates

Cotton Bud painted plates

Cotton Bud painted plates When our kids were really small, we used to encourage their creativity by giving them 'odd' things to paint and make marks with... whether that be sticks, sponges, forks or cotton wool buds... Having been to art school myself, I reflected on what I had enjoyed…
Copper wire Christmas wrapping

Copper wire Christmas wrapping

Copper wire Christmas wrapping How do you do your wrapping?? This time of year we start to think about HOW your gifts are going to look under the tree - do you practice the art of Furoshiki? Where you wrap gifts in fabric - thus avoiding that mass mountain of…
DIY copper pipe childs desk

DIY copper pipe childs desk

DIY copper pipe child's desk We have two tables in our kitchen, one big grown up table and one smaller wooden table - the kids have always loved this small table for crafting, and for tea parties with their friends. There is just something so special about their own space,…
White Clay Tree Ornaments

White Clay Tree Ornaments

White Clay Tree Ornaments We have always got a bag of air drying clay stashed in the cupboard, however ours is grey clay - we need to get some white clay because, look how lovely this is? We are definitely going to be making some of these for the tree…
Decorated Tray DIY

Decorated Tray DIY

Decorated Tray DIY The thing about crafts is, you can make them as easy or as complicated as you like - we fell in love with this geometric decorated tray over on www.myrainydays.com and our mind raced as to how we could do this with kids - the design is gorgeous,…
Gourd candle holders

Gourd candle holders

Gourd candle holders If you are looking for last minute decoration ideas for Thanksgiving, these gourd candle holders are just lovely! Autumn - Fall - Winter - such a pretty time of year, and such a shame to call time on those cute little pumpkins. So why not keep the…