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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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Quick Craft Post: Baby Shoes

| March 5, 2012 | 19 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Baby Shoes

I came across these cute baby shoes from Stardust Shoes a couple of weeks ago. I looked at the pattern, and it sounded hard. So I typed “make easy baby shoes” into google and time and time again, the Stardust Shoe pattern came up. So I decided to bite the bullet and have a go. […]

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How to… Make Juggling Chooks

| February 10, 2012 | 47 Comments
How to… Make Juggling Chooks

Another craft I have been meaning to make for aaaages – this cute and fun juggling bean bag chooks!  And there is nothing quite like a 4 year old’s birthday party to get you crafting (check out the Chook Bean Bag Toss)…… What I love about these chooks, is that they look ADORABLE and are surprisingly easy […]

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Quick Craft Post: Easy Rag Teddy Bear

| January 29, 2012 | 10 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Easy Rag Teddy Bear

Well! Remember all my Black Apple Dolls? The one’s I cannot get enough of and that I keep making? The easy Rag Dolls that follow the Martha Stewart pattern (Guest Post by Emily from Black Apple). Well… Sewing for boys can really be a challenge and I decided it was about time I sewed something for Red Ted!  And […]

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How to… make a (Microfibre) iphone/ ipod case

| January 13, 2012 | 15 Comments
How to… make a (Microfibre) iphone/ ipod case

Welcome back to this week’s How To – where I show you the perfect father’s day gift or gift for a loved one or sibling. I find “male” members of the family really hard to craft for – as they usually do not want “cutesy” or “lovely” gifts, but practical ones. My brother asked for […]

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Quick Craft Post: Onesie Lavender Pillow

| September 18, 2011 | 8 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Onesie Lavender Pillow

A friend dropped off some cute Onesies for crafting… they were adorable and tiny. Because of that the cute little designs had so little fabric around them, that what I could make with them was limited… so thought of making these quick lavender pillows – she can keep them in with her girls’ clothes or […]

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Quick Craft: Father’s Day Feet Bookmarks

| June 15, 2011 | 23 Comments
Quick Craft: Father’s Day Feet Bookmarks

We saw these super cute and easy footprint bookmarks over at The Seeds Network Blog. We used contact paper and wrote the children’s ages on the back. The ribbons are recycled! Father’s Day sorted (we made extra for the grandfather’s too). We love footprint crafts and have made plenty of thank you cards and even […]

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How to… make a Personalised Paper Wedding Anniversary Gift (Guest Post)

| April 29, 2011 | 19 Comments
How to… make a Personalised Paper Wedding Anniversary Gift (Guest Post)

Hello! Well today is the day of all days “Kate and Will” are GETTING MARRIED!! Hooray! And to celebrate we are having a Royal Wedding Street Party on our road. So exciting. In the meantime, I was this wonderfully simple, but lovely Guest Post for you – a great idea to celebrate your Wedding Anniversary! […]

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How to make a DIY Hobby Horse

| October 29, 2010 | 47 Comments
How to make a DIY Hobby Horse

I have been pondering on how to make an easy Stick Horse (or Hobby Horse in some parts of the world) for a while. Ever since, we had the Sock Bunny visit, I have been wanting to make a Sock Stick Horse, and here we have it! I have made it for Red Ted this […]

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Christmas Get Crafty

| October 1, 2010 | 22 Comments
Christmas Get Crafty

Hello! And Welcome to Christmas Get Crafty. I am posting this in October, to hopefully inspire you and give you LOTS of time to Get Crafty this Christmas season. Do take a look and do have a go. Christmas is such a special time of the year, that craftiness makes it all the more fun! […]

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How to make Autumn Leaf Bowls (Guest Post)

| October 1, 2010 | 64 Comments
How to make Autumn Leaf Bowls (Guest Post)

Lori at Fun Art 4 Kids has simply the most amazing kids craft blog. She comes up with so many different fabulously cute ideas and sorts them by age groups, which makes it a really handy reference blog. PLEASE do go and take a look! She has VERY kindly agreed to share these FABULOUS leaf bowls […]

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How to Make a Cupcake from a Flannel (Washcloth)

| August 6, 2010 | 51 Comments
How to Make a Cupcake from a Flannel (Washcloth)

Remember the gorgeous Guest Post that the wonderful Anjie from Pom Pom Emporium did for us a little while back – well if you don’t, simply head back in time and take a look at these beautiful Pom Pom Flowers. Anyway, she is BACK and with yet another fabulous idea – these Flannel Cupcakes! How […]

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Books – Follow The Line

| April 8, 2010 | 0 Comments
Books – Follow The Line

Follow The Line, by Laura Ljungkvist. Another one of my random purchases – I liked the cover. I bought. I know you should never judge a book it’s cover (and I have failed on that count several times before), but I wasn’t disappointed this time. What a beautiful book. Reminiscent of child activity books where […]

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