Crafts

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…
Memory Paperweight Gift

Memory Paperweight Gift

We love a homemade gift. And we love a homemade gift that is personalised and has MEANING!! These rock paperweights not only look fun, but they are thrifty, eco friendly and OOOZING with personality. The idea is simple - is there a place that means a lot to you? Hvae…
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…
Popsicle Tree Ornaments

Popsicle Tree Ornaments

If you didn't already know.. we simply ADORE DIY Christmas Ornaments. Such a wonderful way to get crafty with or without kids around Christmas time. Christmas ornaments are a great way to create a treasure trove of keepsakes of years gone by (and see how the kids and their skills…
Advent Calendar Clothes Pin

Advent Calendar Clothes Pin

Advent Calendar Clothes Pin Oh it's that time of year when you start planning Christmas right? Halloween is finished, and on pops the Seasonal Holidays thinking cap... what can we do that's fun and DIFFERENT this year for an advent calendar?? So many of us despair at the amount of…
Coffee Filter Turkey Craft for Kids

Coffee Filter Turkey Craft for Kids

Coffee Filter Turkey Craft for Kids Who doesn't love a Turkey Craft for Thanksgiving?! Turkeys and turkey crafts really represent Thanksgiving for kids and there are many fun and quirky Turkey Crafts out there. I particularly love this Coffee Filter Turkey - as it is so simple and yet so…