Grown Up Crafts

Leaf Creatures

Leaf Creatures

Leaf Creatures 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 fantastic and are also easy to make. And…
Easy Bear Pattern

Easy Bear Pattern

If you like to crochet, but don't feel a 100% confident yet doing "complicated" patterns, but are keen to make some cute and fun crocheted toys, you HAVE to check out this adorable Woodland Critter Boxy set!!! They are simply adorable. I love that they are all based on a simple…
DIY Pineapple Drawstring Bag

DIY Pineapple Drawstring Bag

DIY Pineapple Drawstring Bag So last week it was the watermelon, and this week we are rather loving the pineapple! There are SO many pineapple crafts around, we are spoilt for choice frankly, however, we just loved this drawstring bag - how fun! So whether it's a summer bag to…
Leaf Owls

Leaf Owls

Leaf Owls Do you like owls? click here to find out how you can make your own Leaf Owls using, wait for it... paper and leaves! 🦉 This month we are all about owls, so here is another wonderful craft. Instead of using paper, why not use the materials provided…
Cactus Pin cushion (too cute)

Cactus Pin cushion (too cute)

Cactus Pin cushion Oooh this prickly little pin cushion, DID MAKE ME SMILE! Fond memories of sewing with my mother as a child, scarily her mouth would be full of pins as she sewed with one eye half shut - this is SO dangerous, we were delighted when she started using…
DIY Crate Storage

DIY Crate Storage

DIY crate storage So - We always start to think of "back to school" before the holidays have even begun! We'll be spending a bit of time over the holidays sorting out the kids' rooms, decluttering, sending lots of things to the charity shop, using freecycle and selling bits locally…
DIY Photo Wall Hanging

DIY Photo Wall Hanging

DIY Photo Wall Hanging In our house we love taking beautiful photos, capturing the memories and putting them on display but it can be hard to find new and interesting ways to display them so we love this DIY Photo Wall Hanging!   We have so many ways to take…
DIY Jewellery Board

DIY Jewellery Board

DIY Jewellery Board Are you a tidy person? Have you even HEARD of a DIY Jewellery Board? We were really excited when we stumbled across this gorgeous idea for keeping our jewelry tidy - honestly, not just for mamas  - Everyone knows that children's jewellery goes everywhere too, or gets…
Driftwood Mobile

Driftwood Mobile

Driftwood Mobile A lovely idea for decorating a nursery perhaps - a driftwood mobile! We are always on the lookout for interesting ways to display photographs which are often just stuck on our digital cameras or mobile phones sadly. To find a genius way to display them would encourage us…
10 wonderful unicorn DIY crafts

10 wonderful unicorn DIY crafts

10 wonderful unicorn DIY crafts The kids are crazy about Unicorns, and to be honest we’re rather fond of them too! Did you know it’s National Unicorn Day? Of all the mythical creatures the unicorn is the most gentle, yet powerful. Described by some as a white horse with a…