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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 | 8 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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10 Egg Craft Ideas – things to make from real or plastic eggs

| March 6, 2013 | 4 Comments
10 Egg Craft Ideas – things to make from real or plastic eggs

Well.. the Hangouts on Google+ continue – I have really been enjoying getting together with a group of Craft Bloggers on Google+ and having a mass video conference call, discussing different craft ideas each week. And this week, we did it again: Egg Craft Ideas! And not “just” your traditional Egg Decorating Ideas – but beyond […]

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Scottie Door Stop & Free Dog Patterns

| January 18, 2013 | 89 Comments
Scottie Door Stop & Free Dog Patterns

Well ever since I saw Me and My Shadow’s home made door stop how to a few weeks ago, I have been obsessed with the idea of converting a pair of old (crazy) trousers that belong to The Englishman’s youth into a Scottie door stop. Dog patterns were surprisingly hard to find. Free dog patterns […]

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Lulastic – Handmade with Love

| January 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Lulastic – Handmade with Love

I would love to start the New Year’s Crafting with a lovely lovely Guets Post from Lulastic – yes, I know the Christmas Seasons is over and with that the “Season of Giving”.. however, there are many occassions throughout the year when you will need e.g. a Valentine’s Gifts and Mothers’ Day Gift, Teacher’s Gifts […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper – Fingerprint Ideas

| November 24, 2012 | 8 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper – Fingerprint Ideas

The DIY wrapping paper series continues. Today we have one my favourites: Fingerprint designed wrapping paper. There are so many different and cute designs you can make with fingerprints. Chicks for Easter, Bees for whenever, Balloons for Birthdays, hearts for Valentines and of course Reindeer for Christmas. Wrap your gift in plain paper Use ink […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper – Dots with Office Stickers

| November 17, 2012 | 16 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper – Dots with Office Stickers

Funny, how “one last minute need” for DIY Wrapping Paper, has turned into a mini series and a personal challenge. This is now the 5th wrapping paper craft I share with you in my DIY Wrapping Paper series!! This one is based on some Spotty Eggs we did at Easter. I remember how simple they […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper – Cookie Cutter Printing

| November 13, 2012 | 81 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper – Cookie Cutter Printing

Well.. ever since doing the other wrapping paper crafts, I have gotten a little carried away and just want to make more and more and more of our own easy DIY wrapping paper. So this time we had a go with Cookie Cutters (such a prefect classic printing craft for younger kids). (Keep reading and […]

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Kids Crafts: Photoframes (Presents Kids Can Make!)

| November 7, 2012 | 27 Comments
Kids Crafts: Photoframes (Presents Kids Can Make!)

The children made these simple photo frames for Daddy’s Birthday. They were simple, quick and inexpensive to make. We added a nice photo of each of them with Daddy and he now has these up at work. These would make great presents kids can make for Christmas or for Father’s Day too (or indeed make […]

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Washi Tape Crafts & Ideas

| August 24, 2012 | 28 Comments
Washi Tape Crafts & Ideas

Well.. I don’t know about you, but I am a collector and subsequent horder of pretty things – including Washi Tape. Washi Tape is just too cute. And I just have to have it. All of it. So I buy Washi Tape. I ooh at my Washi Tape. And then the Washi Tape lands in […]

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How to… Make Lavender Bath Sachets

| August 10, 2012 | 15 Comments
How to… Make Lavender Bath Sachets

Oooh this is so simple and yet soooo satisfying – lavender bath sachets. I have TONS of lavender all over the house, that I cannot keep up with making lavender wands and lavender bags. So, I decided to make some of these lavender sachets as a simple (but oh so lovely) gift to a friend! […]

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