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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…
Shampoo Bottle Crafts – Mini Handbags

Shampoo Bottle Crafts – Mini Handbags

  Here is a cute little idea of what to make from old shampoo bottles - doll's or teddy bear's handbags!! How adorable are they? And such a fun and clever recycled craft too! We have plenty of old shampoo bottles in our house.. and I have started saving them…
Cardboard Box Pizza Oven (Shoe Box Crafts)

Cardboard Box Pizza Oven (Shoe Box Crafts)

  Cardboard Box Pizza Oven (Shoe Box Crafts) Oh this has PERFECT written all over it.. I mean.. look at this wonderful shoebox craft! How easily it has been converted into a fun fun fun DIY Pizza Oven for the kids to play with! Simply genius. This goes to show…
Plastic Egg Crafts – Submarines

Plastic Egg Crafts – Submarines

Plastic Egg Crafts - DIY Submarines I am guessing your house is looking a bit like mine - full of PLASTIC EGGS  - well may be not quite as bad.. no house can be as CRAFTY MESSY as mine.. surely? Anyway. As my kids LOVE playing with plastic eggs, we…
Sock Lion Pattern

Sock Lion Pattern

Ooooh oooh oooh look at this adorable little lion! Isn't he just the cutest?! Can you believe that THIS cutie little toy is made from th humble sock? We do love a sock pattern (and have made sock monkeys before, as well as these super simple sock bunny pattern) ,…
fox embroidered pocket

fox embroidered pocket

Fox embroidered pocket If any of you have ever tried your hand at embroidery, check out this Fox embroidered pocket, isn't it just so adorable! A great way to bring a plain shirt to life, and a bit of fun too... and embroidery is so therapeutic - something you can…
No sew embroidered sunglasses case

No sew embroidered sunglasses case

No sew embroidered sunglasses case With Father's Day just around the corner, we've been looking for easy crafts to make a unique gift, so this no sew embroidered sunglasses case is just perfect. The DAD in this house is constantly taking off his sunglasses and leaving them around, it means that…
Pringle Pot Makeover with map

Pringle Pot Makeover with map

Pringle Pot Makeover with map How about this for a really cool Pringle pot makeover?! Not usually being a chip or crisp eating family, when a box (tube?) of Pringles makes its way into our house via a party, or a trip to the cinema with friends, we just can't…
Tapestry sieve

Tapestry sieve

Tapestry sieve I have honestly never seen this craft before, I know, I know, I'm sure that if you type 'tapestry sieve' into Pinterest, LOADS will appear, so call me naive, but there you go - I LOVE this! My Auntie always used to be a tapestry fan. Every other…