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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 | 76 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 | 27 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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Kids Crafts: Crab & Turtle Fridge Magnets (Salt Dough Recipe)

| July 28, 2012 | 7 Comments
Kids Crafts: Crab & Turtle Fridge Magnets (Salt Dough Recipe)

We made some cute little fridge magnets out of coloured salt dough recipe this week for a guest post on Make & Takes! Pop over to read more about them!  

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Kids Craft: Kid’s (Keepsake) Art

| May 30, 2012 | 7 Comments
Kids Craft: Kid’s (Keepsake) Art

We went to visit some very good friends of ours.. and decided to get the kids painting (again – check out our post from almost two years ago – our Keepsake Paintings and Matthew’s Dream). This is not “officially” part of the Kids Get Arty challenge, but of course broadly speaking it is linked to […]

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Quick Craft Post: Alternative Easter Gifts

| April 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Alternative Easter Gifts

The Dino Egg Soaps are ready as part of our alternative Easter presents!! I made some in different colours… wrapped them in cellophane. The red one is in fact a snake… but that works for the “egg theme” too I think. The kids will like them! Some are going to friends as gifts too! I […]

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How to… Crochet a Little Bug Ladybug Hat

| April 6, 2012 | 18 Comments
How to… Crochet a Little Bug Ladybug Hat

I am so pleased to welcome Kat from Slugs on the Refrigerator, who is sharing her Ladybird Hat Crochet Pattern – she has a number of sizes and here she shares the 1-3yrs old size. Kat is  is wonderfully creative and has come up with a fantastic set of crochet patterns, designs and ideas – many […]

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40+ Craft Ideas for HIM! Ideal for Birthday’s, Father’s Day & Christmas

| March 31, 2012 | 54 Comments
40+ Craft Ideas for HIM! Ideal for Birthday’s, Father’s Day & Christmas

Welcome to the “Gift Ideas for Him” craft round up! There are so many crafts and tutorials out there to delight children, girlfriends, mother’s and sisters and yet, it is always hard to find really good craft ideas for him – either the man in your life or your father or a brother! So I […]

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