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25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

| July 11, 2014 | 2 Comments
25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

I have to say, one of the things I have REALLY enjoyed since having kids in my life, is having the opportunity to MAKE for them. Whether it is my own kids, my close friends’ kids or kids in the family, making your own presents for them is just wonderfully fun. Whether it is a […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

| July 2, 2014 | 8 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

So, we are coming to the end of our school year and I wanted Red Ted to make some small gifts for some of his “extra curricular” teachers. He has some lovely teachers, doing extra classes such as a writing workshop and “multi sports” with him and he loves the classes sooooo much. I thought […]

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Pop Art Your Kids – Personalised Gifts

| May 26, 2014
Pop Art Your Kids – Personalised Gifts

Sooo this is a project that I am REALLY excited about! We were challenged by the Cricut Explore team to come up with some crafty ideas using their new die cutting machine. There are lots of features about the Cricut Explore that are great, but one of my favourite features, is that I can upload […]

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Gift Ideas for Teachers

| May 11, 2014
Gift Ideas for Teachers

I have to say, since my son started school 2 years ago (yikes, is it that long), I am in awe and appreciation of his teachers. So far we have been lucky and he has had amazing teachers and teacher assistants. And I think it is important to show our appreciation and gratitude for all […]

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Vintage Bunting – Upcycling old Maps

| May 10, 2014
Vintage Bunting – Upcycling old Maps

Welcoming my next Guest Post, as our celebrating the  UK Blogging Awards the  “BiBs”  continues, I am taking the opportunity to show case some of my fellow nominees! As it is now time to vote for your favourite crafty (Brit) blog…  This year, I am in crafts and outstanding categories (thank you for those of you who […]

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Gifts that Kids Can Make: Notebook Decoupage

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Gifts that Kids Can Make: Notebook Decoupage

We are always looking for gifts that kids can make – so that the children can give personalised gifts to grandparents, uncles, aunties and friends… I have to warn you though… with my 4 and 6 year old, that usually means we need to make twice as many gifts as needed, so that they can […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Button Bracelets

| April 9, 2014 | 3 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Button Bracelets

Our fascination with Buttons continue… I am determined to actually use the buttons we have. Making button bracelets is a great “classic” button craft and also works well as Gifts Kids Can Make for Mother’s Day or for a friend. They are really easy to make and fun. You can make your button bracelets all […]

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Pine Cone Crafts: Fire Starters

| February 15, 2014 | 1 Comment
Pine Cone Crafts: Fire Starters

We are always on the look out for clever crafts and this pine cone craft is just one of these – turn your pinecones into fire starters.  I spotted this in A Green Guide to Country Crafts a few weeks ago. A lovely book, which takes you back to traditional crafting -from soap making to, […]

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Fingerless Gloves – FREE KNITTING PATTERN

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fingerless Gloves – FREE KNITTING PATTERN

Welcome to Clare, from Seasider in the City on 31 Days of Love series. I love here wonderful Free Knitting Pattern to make these fingerless gloves. A great knitting starter project and a lovely Valentine’s Gift too! Check out previous posts, such as Valentine’s Cards , Valentines Gifts that Kids can Make and Valentines Treats! I’m Clare from Seasider in the City and it’s a pleasure to […]

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Valentine’s Day Gift: Date Night (& Free Printable)

| January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Valentine’s Day Gift: Date Night (& Free Printable)

Alisha from Makeovers & Motherhood shares her 31 Days of Love post today, with a great Valentines Gift for HIM…. a wonderful way to keep your relationship going! Every year about this time, I start brainstorming what I’m going to get my husband for Valentine’s Day. Chocolate… again? Yes, he loves it, but in my hubby’s words “it’s highly overdone.” So […]

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Rainbow Fairy Dolly Pegs

| January 15, 2014 | 8 Comments
Rainbow Fairy Dolly Pegs

Ever since we have had Pixies visiting our house, the kids are into everything magical BIG TIME – including of course Fairies. So it was high time we made some mroe Fairy Dolly Pegs (we made some Tinkerbell Dolly Pegs a while back, but we itched for new ones). I started the process off by […]

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Recycled Crayons: Gifts Kids Can Make

| December 18, 2013 | 22 Comments
Recycled Crayons: Gifts Kids Can Make

Well, we are rapidly approaching those “last few days” to Christmas and are finishing off most of our Christmas Crafts for Kids, as well as Kids Christmas Cards. Both children said they wanted to make a gift for their friends.. so FINALLY (it only took me about 3 years to do so), we made recycled […]

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Hamper Gift Ideas

| November 28, 2013 | 4 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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Egg Cozy Hat Pattern

| November 16, 2013 | 3 Comments
Egg Cozy Hat Pattern

I taught myself to crochet a couple of years ago. And the key things with things like crochet or knitting is to keep at it. So every so often, I find mini crochet projects to keep me up to speed. I was busy putting together a Breakfast Hamper Gift set (great for New Mums or […]

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