Stationery

DIY apple core project

DIY apple core project

We're all trying to instill a little more fruit into our children's lives, and for whatever reason, our kids seem to push away the idea of anything healthy without even asking what it is or even trying it. Frustrating - we know, but it seems to be something that's inevitable when in…
DIY Fruit Slice Umbrellas

DIY Fruit Slice Umbrellas

DIY Fruit Slice Umbrellas Another fruit craft here! Take a look at these DIY Fruit Slice Umbrellas! The weather can be a bit unpredictable - even in the summer, and therefore umbrellas are a necessity all year round despite the season! So how do we keep the colourful summer mood,…
DIY Snowglobe Postcard Craft

DIY Snowglobe Postcard Craft

Oh my goodness, these DIY SNOWGLOBES are just too adorable!! I love love love how very customisable and "personalisable" they are.. Perfect fr the upcoming Christmas season -but adapt them for any occasion or season (like these cute Easter Bunnies too). Wonderful. Time to get the kids to make some…
DIY Rustic Pencil Holder

DIY Rustic Pencil Holder

            Drawing time with the kids is always a struggle. Its no secret that pencils always go missing and this pencil holder is a great way to take control. When we saw this DIY penicl holder idea on strawberry-chic, we fell in love. The perfect…
embroidery wrapping paper

embroidery wrapping paper

What a really cool idea... embroidery wrapping paper - a lovely way to personalise a gift! We are massive fans of brown paper parcels - there is just something so simple about them, (and the paper is really affordable) we love potato prints at Christmas, and simple for Valentine's Day…
20 Back to School Ideas

20 Back to School Ideas

Woohoo it is that time of the week again for us to bring you a very special ROUND UP! Yep... this week we have 20 lovely "Back to School" Craft and DIY ideas - ideas, that make going back to school fun, colourful and hopefully a bit more organised! We…
Button Crafts – Button Bookmarks

Button Crafts – Button Bookmarks

  I am a bit of a button hoarder!! And though I LOVE button crafts, I always end up using "bulk bought buttons" for our button craft ideas. This is mainly because I worry that my cute little buttons are "too precious" and need a special button craft to use…
Pencil case DIY

Pencil case DIY

With son number two starting big school comes a great big long list of essential kit required for the classroom... And that means we needed to have a pencil case - I decided we could make one ourselves and stumbled across this really thorough tutorial over on gwennypenny - I…
upcycled Tin Cans

upcycled Tin Cans

Upcycled Tin Cans We honestly cringe whenever we put a tin can into the recycling bin... there will always be a life in them, whether for making toy telephones, or fun stilts - they are a great craft material. And this tin can craft over on bywilma.com illustrated quite beautifully…
Popsicle stick notebook

Popsicle stick notebook

Popsicle stick notebook My kids are forever making little notebooks, we find them dotted around the house in varying states of construction...They just seem to love stationery, new and old - and they get filled with stickers, drawings, and notes and ideas! They must get their stationery addiction from me,…