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Toilet Roll Angels

| December 11, 2013 | 9 Comments
Toilet Roll Angels

The Toilet Roll Crafts season continues… this Winter we have had a TP Roll Rudolph, a TP Roll Santa and of course our TP Roll Snowmen (bowling). Busy indeed! Don’t forget our little TP Rolls 3 Kings, which would be a great addition to any nativity scene. I have “meaning to” to make TP Roll […]

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Christmas Photo Props Printables (Free!)

| December 10, 2013 | 6 Comments
Christmas Photo Props Printables (Free!)

We love anything that makes Christmas more fun!! I don’t know about you, but my kids love pulling faces, whenever we try and take a “proper” photo. Well, if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em, I say! The lovely people at Delights Party Shop have created these fab Christmas Photo Props for us. (Check out […]

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Christmas Jumper Craft Idea

| December 9, 2013 | 7 Comments
Christmas Jumper Craft Idea

If you are living in the UK, you may know that this week is Christmas Jumper Day – a day to celebrate Christmas and raise money for Save The Children. And the lovely people at Westfield are donating ¬£10 for anyone that writes about Christmas Jumper Day and includes a Selfie (see below) of them […]

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Christmas Card Ideas for Kids

| December 4, 2013 | 14 Comments
Christmas Card Ideas for Kids

We love all getting crafty for the kids and we love sending friends and family homemade Christmas cards every year. As the number of the kids’ friends grow, I think it is nice to get THEM to make their own cards – that way it is personal and thoughtful, but also, they don’t get tempted […]

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Masquerade Mask DIY

| December 2, 2013 | 6 Comments
Masquerade Mask DIY

Are you going to a masquerade ball or a masquerade party this year? Or is your tween/ teen having a masquerade do? Check out this masquerade mask diy… can you believe it, I made this mask, probably about 14-15 years ago (goodness, I feel old) and it is is still going strong. I made the […]

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Easy Salt Dough Recipe: Stars

| December 2, 2013 | 10 Comments
Easy Salt Dough Recipe: Stars

We do love Salt Dough Crafts – salt dough is so easy to make and so versatile and I love that it you can make it from household ingredients. So we are sharing our easy salt dough recipe again – as it we love it so much! The key to salt dough is to let […]

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Hamper Gift Ideas

| November 28, 2013 | 5 Comments
Hamper Gift Ideas

With Christmas drawing ever nearer, Netmums and some crafty bloggers got together to discuss Hamper Gift Ideas!! Hampers are a great way to “bring together” lots of little gifts and turn them into something special. It is a mixture of good themed content and also presentation. To help you along the way we created a […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Decorated Candles

| November 27, 2013 | 5 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Decorated Candles

I have been making our recycled advent candles again recently (in essence following the same process as for our Easter Eggs Candles but with a “normal” mold). Red Ted asked if he could draw some numbers on our candles (1 through to 4 for the 4 Advent Sundays) which made me think – why not […]

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DIY Christmas Card Ideas – Stocking

| November 25, 2013 | 1 Comment
DIY Christmas Card Ideas – Stocking

You may have seen our wrapping paper post from a couple of weeks ago and realised that we LOVE making things. I especially like making Christmas cards and every year I make a set for family and friends. I also encourage the children to have a go and make some special cards for the grandparents […]

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Christmas Stars for Tots

| November 23, 2013 | 2 Comments
Christmas Stars for Tots

Well, some of you are familiar with our Santa Stars already. We first made them three years ago and they have been popular ever since! I decided we had to make them again, as Pip Squeak was but a baby then and it was her turn to have a go. I thought we would make […]

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Pom Pom Wreath For Kids

| November 22, 2013 | 8 Comments
Pom Pom Wreath For Kids

Many moons ago, we went to a Christmas in July do with the lovely ladies at Hobbycraft. They showed us all their latest Christmassy bits and pieces and got us into the festive mood. They were sad not to see Pip Squeak, as they had loved her crafty enthusiasm at Easter. So they gave me […]

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Keeping Christmas Cozy (Great Printables)

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Keeping Christmas Cozy (Great Printables)

If you are not already familiar with Alissa from Creative with Kids, now is the time to hop over to her blog and take a good look around. Alissa is a never ending source of advice on how to connect better with your children. She is open and honest about her own experiences and gives […]

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Christmas Books – My Reader’s Favourite

| November 17, 2013 | 21 Comments
Christmas Books – My Reader’s Favourite

I asked my Facebook reader’s what their favourite Christmas books EVER where – I can’t resist a good Christmas Story and I was looking for some new reads with the kids this Advent season. My Facebook readers then asked if I could pull the list together here for them. So I have. I apologise if […]

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Advent Calendar Ideas

| November 7, 2013 | 15 Comments
Advent Calendar Ideas

We are hurtling towards the most magical season of the year: Christmas. Explore these Advent Calendar Ideas to see how you can make the big “count down” to Christmas special. Remember, advent calendars do NOT have to be about chocolate and toys and gifts… but I love some of the ideas discussed in this video […]

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