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Easy Batik with Kids

Easy Batik with Kids

Batik for Kids Ooooh Batik!! The thing of summer camps gone by! I remember having a go at Batik techniques when I was a child and loving the process and the results. It was totally fascinating to learn this traditional fabric dying technique. As our kids lives get busier and…
DIY Watercolors Made from Flowers!

DIY Watercolors Made from Flowers!

DIY Watercolors made from flowers We do love a good DIY. And we do love FLOWERS... and we do LOVE WATERCOLORS.. Now bring all three together and what do you get? YES!! DIY WATERCOLOR FLOWERS. Wow.... how cool is that? I never thought that you could make your own watercolors…
Winter & Christmas Hoop Art

Winter & Christmas Hoop Art

If you are looking for soe cute but also stylish little Winter Decorations this season, take a look at these darling little "Hoop Art" projects fromĀ Cotton Wood Lane. I love her choice of colours - so wintery AND Christmassy at the same time, that you can hang, make and display…
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 Feather Canvas Art

DIY Feather Canvas Art

DIY Feather Canvas Art How lovely to create your own artwork - we do it all the time in our house, not NECESSARILY artwork we would like to display in our grown up spaces though! And we have experimented with canvases too - there is something so inspiring about a…
Egg carton portrait

Egg carton portrait

Egg carton portrait Oh why didn't we think of this one? How everyday objects become craft materials - take the big old flat egg carton, you know the one that hold LOADS of eggs? (don't ask me how many, it's been a long day) and look at these fantastic portraits…
Tin Can & Cardboard Cactus Craft

Tin Can & Cardboard Cactus Craft

A craft that is dear to my heart.. not only do I love a Cactus Craft, but I ADORE all things recycled! And these little cuties use old tin cans and cardboard to create this WONDERFUL Cactus Craft. Aren't they gorgeous? I loe all the details - from prickly stripes,…
Flower Girl Fairies

Flower Girl Fairies

Oh my cuteness! Check out these adorable little Flower Fairies. We love crafting and working with pressed flowers (read some great tips of pressing flowers here) at the best of times and are always on the look out for great ideas and I think these "dress up" fairies are just…
Painting With Ice, Chalk and Oil

Painting With Ice, Chalk and Oil

Here is a Summer Activity that is oh so inviting!!! Create these fantastic ice painting cubes, but it isn't just ice.. it is a mixture of oil, water and chalk. Super cool and a great summer painting activity. A wonderful way to explore the sense, cool down and get creative.…