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Reindeer Ornaments – Cork Crafts

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Reindeer Ornaments – Cork Crafts

Sooo, yesterday, I was supposed to be working.. you know, do the boring stuff, like a bit of admin, sorting my finances, tidying… and then I got distracted.. by some Champagne corks sitting next to my desk. And as I was thinking about, doing the paperwork, I saw a little red pom pom and oh […]

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Felt Ornaments for Christmas: Robin

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Felt Ornaments for Christmas: Robin

A few weeks ago, I got together with some friends to make some little Felt Ornaments – we decided on these cute little Birds (easily converted into Robins, I think?!) that I had seen in a DoCrafts Magazine. It was a great opportunity to chat, have a glass of wine and get some of our […]

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Elsa Barbie Doll Cake

| November 19, 2014 | 2 Comments
Elsa Barbie Doll Cake

Now a barbie doll cake is nothing new.. the lovely Ali from Kids Chaos tells me her mother use to make it for her when she was a child… awww.  It is however new for me.. especially since cake decorating isn’t my strong point (I usually cheat and “plonk a toy on top” – our […]

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25 Cookie Cutter Craft Ideas

| November 10, 2014 | 8 Comments
25 Cookie Cutter Craft Ideas

Aaaah , it is that time of the week again for us to get together for our Crafty Chat Video – yes, Kids Chaos and I get together to exchange crafty ideas on a certain topic, as well as demo-ing one or two for you. This week we discuss COOKIE CUTTERS and all the wonderful […]

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Remembrance Sunday – DIY Felt Poppy

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Remembrance Sunday – DIY Felt Poppy

We took the kids to see the Remembrance Sunday “Poppy Field” at the Tower of London a few weeks back – actually it is called the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red – 888,246 Ceramic Poppies to represent the fallen in World War I. I have to say it was an “impressive” and extremely humbling […]

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30+ Salt Dough Crafts for Kids

| October 27, 2014 | 3 Comments
30+ Salt Dough Crafts for Kids

We have a long standing “love affair” with salt dough, it is something that we come back to over and over again. Many of our salt dough crafts we don’t even “bother” sharing with you here, as they are variations on the same theme or the children simply modeling, exploring and having fun with salt […]

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25 Newspaper Craft Ideas

| October 23, 2014 | 9 Comments
25 Newspaper Craft Ideas

Welcome to another crafty chat video and craft demo with Ali from Kids Chaos – today we talk about NEWSPAPERS and what you can make out of them. The most obvious use for newspaper, is to use it for paper mache and in the video we share a few quick ideas for papier mache, but […]

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Doll in a Box – My Gift to my 5yrd Old

| October 23, 2014 | 19 Comments
Doll in a Box – My Gift to my 5yrd Old

Let me begin by saying.. yes…. I am SHOWING OFF! This post is all about me showing off to you. Because I am really rather, very and totally pleased with myself. There. I hope you don’t mind my smugness, but sometimes, I think you just have to be, right?!?! A few months ago, we received […]

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Halloween Tin Can Bowling

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Halloween Tin Can Bowling

Come find us over on Party Delights for some fun fun fun Halloween Tin Can bowling. We had Great fun making this set of ghoulish (or maybe just a little bit cute?!?! Tin Can characters!). I love this project, as it takes your old “tin can”, that you were going to throw away and you […]

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Pom Pom Making Techniques & DIY Pom Pom Scarf

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pom Pom Making Techniques & DIY Pom Pom Scarf

So! We are back.. back with yet MORE Pom Poms (this time, I show you how to make a no sew Pom Pom Scarf), as well as another “crafty chat” and craft video with Ali from Kids Chaos. In this week’s crafty chat video, we discuss the WONDERFUL WORLD OF POM POMS. Yes. We have […]

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Craft Video – How to Make Paper Pom Poms

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Craft Video – How to Make Paper Pom Poms

Hooray, we have finally had time to make another crafty video for you! This time we have the lovely Ali from Kids Chaos and myself talking Paper Pom Poms – Ali will show you how to MAKE Paper Pom poms (surprisingly easy!!), but we also talk about all the different ways you can use paper […]

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Hama Bead/ Perler Bead Bracelets

| September 17, 2014 | 4 Comments
Hama Bead/ Perler Bead Bracelets

We do love Hama Beads in our house (also known as Perler Beads) and though we love making the “traditional” patterns and shapes (we love making gift coasters or gift key rings – both of which make great gifts to uncles, aunties or teachers), we also love looking for Hama Bead/ Perler Bead crafts that are […]

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Rainbow Looms: Double Fishtail using your Fingers

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rainbow Looms: Double Fishtail using your Fingers

So..  after we shared out Inverted Fishtail video you last week, we finally got around to continue the rainbow loom craze in our house, with this slightly simpler loom band patter – the double fishtail – using your fingers. Finger looming is super popular in our house, as my kids are only 6 and 4yrs […]

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Driftwood Crafts – Sail Boats

| July 30, 2014 | 6 Comments
Driftwood Crafts – Sail Boats

Sometimes I am as bad as the kids and I drive The Englishman MAD with our nature finds collecting… I can resist picking up a smooth beautiful stone or some gorgeous sunbleashed driftwood. I encourage the kids to do the same and then we drag it all home with us. We have piles of driftwood, pinecones […]

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