Grown Up Crafts

Crochet Autumn Wreath

Crochet Autumn Wreath

Crochet Autumn Wreath Is it really Autumn/Fall already? Crochet is something that I finally managed to teach myself a few years ago (check out this excellent article on How to Learn to Crochet!) and since then I am always on the look out for fun and quirky projects. The key…
Leaf Creatures

Leaf Creatures

Leaf Creatures Love a fun and easy craft for kids. Autumn is fast approaching and we thought it would be a great idea to feature some cool ways you and your children can use the outdoors to create some fantastic crafts. Today we are loving these Leaf Creatures, they look…
SUMMER Craft – Sea Shell Necklace

SUMMER Craft – Sea Shell Necklace

SUMMER Craft - Sea Shell Necklace We LOVE going to the beach in Summer and the kids are for ever collecting beach finds, especially sea shells. We have a huge stash of shells and I am always looking for new simple crafts for them (check out these fabulous 20 Sea…
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,…
wooden bead key chain

wooden bead key chain

Wooden bead key chain  We can NEVER find our keys - they seem to be in the least likely place/pocket/bag/purse when they DO turn up, so having a bit keychain attached seems to help us find them easier - so if this key chain is a pretty one even better!…
Rainbow Friendship Bracelets

Rainbow Friendship Bracelets

Rainbow Friendship Bracelets We LOVE Friendship Bracelets - they are so wonderful to make and even better to give and therefore area always on the look out for new and wonderful Friendship Bracelet ideas. These would be a fun activity for St Patrick's Day too!We have featured craft stick bracelets…
DIY Wooden Play Burger

DIY Wooden Play Burger

DIY Wooden Play Burger As a vegetarian I often find play food - well, play meat, pretty unappetizing - surprisingly - however, this fab DIY Wooden Play Burger from The Merry Thought brought a smile to my face. My two boys always LOVED their wooden play kitchen and all of…
LEGO IKEA Table Hack

LEGO IKEA Table Hack

IKEA Table Hack Some of you may have noticed that we have been looking at a number of room decor ideas... So many different ideas out there, and so many things to fit into a kid's room, allowing for the flexibility of the ideas lasting for a long time as…
10 Wooden Bead Crafts

10 Wooden Bead Crafts

10 Wooden Bead Crafts If you have a box of craft supplies, chances are you have some wooden beads lurking in there! Wooden beads are a really versatile craft item, they can be used for so many fun and clever creations! We’ve pulled together 10 of our favourite Wooden Bead…
painted wooden beads

painted wooden beads

Painted wooden beads We all of us love a bit of jewellery... My little boy was an avid collector and a very sweet friend of mine gave him his own treasure box FULL of costume jewellery when he was about two. Full of trinkets and wooden beads and baubles, he…