Mother’s Day

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…
DIY Paper Flowers

DIY Paper Flowers

DIY Paper Flowers Today we have a super pretty little craft for you - DIY Paper Flowers - though these are made from paper and fabric scraps, these would would great made out of just paper too! Here they have been turned into a pretty garland but I think that these…
Handprint Mason Jars for Mother’s Day

Handprint Mason Jars for Mother’s Day

Handprint Mason Jars We love handmade gifts and there is nothing more special than a handmade gift that kids can make on Mother's Day. These Handprint Mason Jars are just that - simple, colourful, easy but oh so sweet. the perfect little gift for mum. I know that I would…
Paper Flower Bouquet

Paper Flower Bouquet

Paper Flower Bouquet We love crafts that are simple, crafts that are do-able and crafts that are bright and cheerful!! I like to think that this flower bouquet falls into all these categories. It is so jolly and bright and loosk so very very simple to make. This would be…
Sea Shell & Button Ornaments

Sea Shell & Button Ornaments

Sea Shell Ornaments We are forever collecting sea shells and little trinkets.. combine that with my love for buttons and we have a lot of decorative craft material. When it comes to sea shells I am always on the look out for new and cute sea shell crafts - yes,…
Spring Paper Flowers

Spring Paper Flowers

Spring Paper Flowers Hooray for SPRING and all the pretty things that come with spring!!! Here we have an adorable (as always! I wonder how I often I use the word adorable on this site!!!! But I digress...), we have ADORABLE Paper Flowers. A real spring bouquet of colour, so…
DIY Photo Blocks

DIY Photo Blocks

DIY Photo Blocks We LOVE homemade gift ideas.. and this DIY Photo Block is one such a lovely homemade craft - don't you think it looks simply fabulous? I think these photo blocks would be marvelous for Mother's Day or Father's Day alike. Pick your favourite images and turn them…
Egg Carton Daffodils

Egg Carton Daffodils

Egg Carton Daffodils Aaaah so nice to finally be in SPRING TIME!! Yes.. the winter has been long and chilly and it is time for some spring cheer!!! I do love all recycled crafts for kids.. and working with egg cartons is particularly fun for children as they instantly lend…
Paper Plate Flowers

Paper Plate Flowers

3D Paper Plate Flowers Gorgeous Paper Plate flowers. I always marvel at all the AMAZING things you can create from the oh so humble paper plate.. a bit like the TP Roll, the Paper Plate can be shaped and molded into all sorts of amazing crafts and Ideas. Here we…
12 Gifts Kids Can Make for all Occassions

12 Gifts Kids Can Make for all Occassions

Oh we do love this time of year... as the days get darker and Autumn draws on in, we hit the BIRTHDAY season in our family.. with Christmas following in the not so distant future. If you, like us, love for the kids to make gifts, be thoughtful about what…