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Chicken Doorstop Pattern – a Great Gift Idea

| November 6, 2013 | 10 Comments
Chicken Doorstop Pattern – a Great Gift Idea

Well.. I know many of you are familiar with our “juggling chooks”. They are a super easy sewing projects and look much trickier and impressive than they are…. I love that you just upcycle some old clothes and fabrics and hey presto you have a great craft and a super cute gift for kids. Make […]

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15 Homemade Ornaments for Christmas

| October 3, 2013 | 4 Comments
15 Homemade Ornaments for Christmas

We Heart Homemade Ornaments! You may have noticed that we go Homemade Ornament crazy around from now until December. I am not sure what is about Autumn but all the nature crafts and walnut crafts lend themselves perfectly for Ornament making, which make dear little gifts in the run to Christmas. We have already shared 15 Homemade […]

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Christmas Gifts Ideas That Kids Can Make

| September 23, 2013 | 18 Comments
Christmas Gifts Ideas That Kids Can Make

If you are looking for Christmas Gift Ideas that kids can make, look no further. In fact, these gift ideas are great crafts for all year round – be it Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or just a special birthday. I am a great believer in that kids should be making as many as their gifts […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas

| September 16, 2013 | 14 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas

Last year, we went through a “spate” of making our own wrapping paper. It was partly due to the fact, that we had RUN OUT of wrapping paper, but also because I thought it would be fun to involve the kids in making our own wrapping paper. A great outlet for their creativity, with a […]

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Alternative Gift Ideas: Craft Box

| September 14, 2013 | 32 Comments
Alternative Gift Ideas: Craft Box

I don’t know about you, but out house is full of toys! Toys toys toys. And it is with a little dread that we head into our Birthday and Christmas season – it means yet more toys! Of course I want my children to have wonderful Birthdays and presents form a big part of this. […]

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Bath Bomb Recipe – Gifts Kids Can Make

| September 11, 2013 | 32 Comments
Bath Bomb Recipe – Gifts Kids Can Make

We have been planning to make Bath Bombs since the beginning of the year. After all, they are such a great gift for Mother’s Day. But clearly didn’t get round to it (again – so much to do, so much to make, not enough time!). One of the reasons, is that many Bath Bomb Recipes […]

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Melted Crayon Rocks: Gifts That Kids Can Make

| September 9, 2013 | 6 Comments
Melted Crayon Rocks: Gifts That Kids Can Make

 Here is a post that I have been meaning to share for AAAAGES, part of the recent “Gifts That Kids Can Make” series of ideas: Crayon Rocks. These make excellent paper weights and are a lovely gift to any family friend of relative. As you can see we have made several. Not only do they […]

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Felt Heart Craft Keyring – Gifts That Kids Can Make

| August 28, 2013 | 11 Comments
Felt Heart Craft Keyring – Gifts That Kids Can Make

We love it when our craft session ends in gifts that kids can make… these adorable little felt heart crafts are just that – turn them into key rings or zipper pulls on your school bags and you have a lovely little gift to give to a relative or a friend. We are craft mad […]

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Lavender Sugar – Gifts Kids Can Make

| July 24, 2013 | 14 Comments
Lavender Sugar – Gifts Kids Can Make

Lavender Sugar is a super simple “craft” you can do with the kids. Or just make it on your own! If you are involving the children, they can help pick and dry the lavender and then learn all about measuring! It is so simple, you will wonder why you haven’t made any before! We prefer […]

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Puzzle Coasters – Gifts Kids Can Make

| June 8, 2013 | 6 Comments
Puzzle Coasters – Gifts Kids Can Make

If you are looking to recycle old puzzles or for gifts kids can make – be it for Father’s Day or Christmas – check out these simple but lovely coasts. I think coasters make a great “gift for dad” in general and there many variations on them. And they are super simple to make! Materials: […]

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Hama Bead Bowl – Gifts Kids Can Make

| June 2, 2013 | 14 Comments
Hama Bead Bowl – Gifts Kids Can Make

If you are on Pinterest you will have already seen these wonderful HAMA BEAD bowls. A great little craft that kids can make as Father’s Day gift or Mother’s Day gift or a friend. The idea originally came from Danish Blogger Wooz and I have seen many copies of it since and have been wanting to […]

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Craft Sticks Bookmark Gift

| May 23, 2013 | 7 Comments
Craft Sticks Bookmark Gift

So.. I had dinner to cook for the kids and I had a handful of craft sticks. So I gave these to the kids, a bunch of pens and some googly eyes, whilst I sorted their dinner. And we got.. these adorable Craft Sticks Bookmarks. They would be a FABULOUS little gift for Father’s Day […]

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10 Father’s Day Crafts

| April 25, 2013 | 14 Comments
10 Father’s Day Crafts

Well! Yes, Father’s Day  isn’t for  a little while and Father’s Day dates vary around the globe.. and you know, Fathers have birthdays too, right? What to make? And they can be whenever, so some crafty bloggers got together to talk Gifts for Dad that Kids can make!! Brilliant. There are of course the Father’s […]

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Tinkerbell Clothes Pin Doll

| April 3, 2013 | 35 Comments
Tinkerbell Clothes Pin Doll

A few months ago we saw Tinkerbell – The Secret of The Wings and thoroughly enjoyed. It was a sweet and magical movie – what isn’t there to love about fairies – especially Tinkerbell?! So I knew, I would have to do a Tinkerbell craft at some point soon. And finally I made a Tinkerbell peg […]

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