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Halloween Crafts Ideas Hangout

| September 13, 2013 | 3 Comments
Halloween Crafts Ideas Hangout

The Autumn crafting season is filled with wonder and excitement. As you know, I LOVE this time of year, for it’s nature crafts and Autumn colours. But of course, Autumn also brings Halloween! And with Halloween there are LOTS of opportunities for some Halloween Crafts to do with the kids. Get the kids involved making […]

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12 Autumn Crafts Ideas & a Hangout

| September 6, 2013 | 5 Comments
12 Autumn Crafts Ideas & a Hangout

Welcome back to our series of crafty videos – sharing craft ideas from a number of craft bloggers on a certain topic. This week we looked at Autumn Crafts. I love Autumn, for me Autumn is when family crafting really begins. The days get shorter and cooler, you start to spend more time indoors. Nature […]

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Mason Jar Crafts

| August 1, 2013 | 12 Comments
Mason Jar Crafts

So… you know how we love get together and discuss craft ideas – today we share with you Jar Crafts – yep. How you can reuse or craft jars that you would normally throw away. We created a little video for you discussing all our ideas and I am sharing links to more specific “how […]

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Lavender Ideas – Makes & Bakes

| July 24, 2013 | 4 Comments
Lavender Ideas – Makes & Bakes

Summer is in full swing here in the UK and with Summer comes LAVENDER! We adore lavender – it is has such a pretty purple colour and of course it smells divine. Lavender is ideal for crafting AND for cooking with. So today we share with you a range of lavender make and bake ideas […]

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Over 20 Shell Craft Ideas

| July 10, 2013 | 9 Comments
Over 20 Shell Craft Ideas

I see seashells by the sea… or doesn’t the rhyme go something like that? I forget.. but what I DO know, is that my kids LOVE collecting shells – all the time. They are irresistible, so I thought it would be nice for us to have a Shell Craft Ideas hangout for you and create […]

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Flower and Leaf Crafts

| July 3, 2013 | 5 Comments
Flower and Leaf Crafts

Summer is such a lovely time of year – finally we get to spend more time outdoors and the trees and flowers around us are in full swing. My kids adore picking flowers (or more like weeds, I don’t let them pick everything) or collecting fallen petals and leaves. We are always careful not to […]

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Boredom Buster Crafts

| June 28, 2013 | 7 Comments
Boredom Buster Crafts

As you know we absolutely LOVE crafting with the kids and of course this post is all about crafts! We particularly love crafts that you can do with “items from around the house” – perfect for that last minute boredom busters. Netmums challenged some crafty bloggers and I to share our favourite crafts with you […]

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Melty Bead Crafts (Hama Beads)

| June 20, 2013 | 8 Comments
Melty Bead Crafts (Hama Beads)

Hooray it is Melty Beads Crafts time!!! Some may know of these as Hama Beads and others as Perler Beads… in essence they are the little plastic beads that you put on peg boards to make a pattern and then iron so they “melt together” and fix into a permanent shape. Many parents, hate them. […]

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Cork Craft Ideas

| June 13, 2013 | 1 Comment
Cork Craft Ideas

Recycled materials really are fun to craft with, we thought Cork Craft Ideas would be a great next project to explore. I am quite lucky that friends and relatives collect their corks for us, so we do have quite a cork stash!! Plenty of opportunity for making!! Crafty bloggers got together again, to create this […]

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20 Boat Craft Ideas – Summer Fun!

| June 8, 2013 | 4 Comments
20 Boat Craft Ideas – Summer Fun!

Our “video” series continues – today crafty bloggers share their favourite Boat Craft Ideas with you. Boats are a wonderfully fun activity for kids to take part in. Design them. Make them. Then see how well they float! To me, making boats are all about “childhood memories”. I hope my kids look back one day, […]

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20 Craft Stick Crafts

| May 24, 2013 | 3 Comments
20 Craft Stick Crafts

Well, the Craft Stick Crafts says it all – call them Lollipop Sticks or Coffee Stirrers or Tongue depressors or Pop Sticks.. or simply CRAFT STICKS… what ever “they” are, “they” are great fun to craft with. We decided that the childhood classic Craft Sticks would make a great “Hangout Challenge” – i.e. a great […]

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Crafting with Felt

| May 15, 2013 | 13 Comments
Crafting with Felt

Our series of “Hangouts” – recorded videos, where several crafters get come together to share their craft ideas – continue. This week, we are looking at Crafting with Felt. Felt is a super versatile material and comes in so many bright colours it really should form part of any crafty stash. Buy it in “scraps” […]

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10+ Puzzle Craft Ideas

| May 10, 2013 | 4 Comments
10+ Puzzle Craft Ideas

Well…. I think you can safely say that we all “have one” – a puzzle with one infuriating little piece MISSING! Argh. So annoying and making the puzzle is just no fun when you know something is missing. So what to do with the remaining pieces? Just throw them away? NO! The crafty bloggers got […]

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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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