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12 Christmas Cork Crafts – Getting Festive!

| December 5, 2014 | 1 Comment
12 Christmas Cork Crafts – Getting Festive!

Welcome back to another Crafty “Round Up” and Craft Video!! Today’s topics is a favourite crafting material of mine – Wine Corks and Champagne Corks! It isn’t that we drink that much (ahem!), I get them all from my in law (honest!!), I just love the texture, shape and feel of course. They are almost […]

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Walnut Crafts – Reindeer Ornament

| December 3, 2014 | 8 Comments
Walnut Crafts – Reindeer Ornament

Some of you may know that I love crafting with Walnuts. Like Horse Chestnuts, I have strong childhood memories of Autumn and Winter Crafts involving both Chestnuts and Walnuts. So both these items, though not necessarily common to others are items that I love crafting with, with my kids. Each year, I try and come […]

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Paddington Bear Craft using TP Rolls (of course!)

| December 2, 2014 | 8 Comments
Paddington Bear Craft using TP Rolls (of course!)

So.. my kids and I recently were lucky enough to go and see the new Paddington Bear Movie. Oh and how much we enjoyed it. I was particularly impressed to hear The Englishman chuckling away. I could go on and on about what we thought about the Paddington Movie, but I will send you over […]

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Cork Angel Craft

| December 1, 2014 | 1 Comment
Cork Angel Craft

Hello hello! Welcome back to more cork crafts fun!!! Today, I share with you a little Cork Angel, that I made for the lovely people over at the Party Delights Blog! How I DO love a cork craft or too!!!! We have lots more Cork Crafts for you to browse! Cork Angel Craft – Check […]

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Kids Art Plates – Gifts Kids Can Make

| November 26, 2014 | 2 Comments
Kids Art Plates – Gifts Kids Can Make

So.. you know me, I LOVE thrifty, economical, recycled crafts – I like crafts that you can more or less do easily at home – using cereal boxes or TP Rolls… or crafts that use things you have collected on a walk to the park… but every so often, I can’t resist a “non thrifty […]

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Easy Bird Feeders – Cheerio Bird Feeders!

| November 23, 2014 | 3 Comments
Easy Bird Feeders – Cheerio Bird Feeders!

As Winter is drawing nearer, the leaves fall from the tree and the colder weather draws in, we turn some of our attention to the wildlife around us – in particularly our feather friends. Making bird feeders in Winter (or any time of year actually), is a fun and simple activity to do with Kids. […]

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Reindeer Ornaments – Cork Crafts

| November 21, 2014 | 5 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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Cork Crafts – Snowman Ornaments

| November 17, 2014 | 3 Comments
Cork Crafts – Snowman Ornaments

Tra-la-la-la-la… oh how I love Christmas! And all that Christmas brings. One of our favourite crafty activities at this time of year (as you may well know already!!!) is making Christmas Tree ornaments. I don’t know WHY I love homemade Christmas decorations so much, but I do. Maybe because they tend to be small and […]

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Matchbox Crafts: Camera Art Set

| November 12, 2014 | 3 Comments
Matchbox Crafts: Camera Art Set

I have been DYING to share this little matchbox craft since the SUMMER holidays with you. Red Ted and I made them one afternoon whilst his sister was out visiting friend. Firstly, I love ANYTHING involving matchboxes (I think I may have some happy “dinky” childhood memories of crafting with them – check out our […]

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Easy Kids’ Ornament – Hama Bead Star

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Easy Kids’ Ornament – Hama Bead Star

My kids are NUTS about Hama Beads (also known as Melty Beads or Perler Beads) and they can sit there for hours “beading away”. Yes, good for me, as I get some peace and quiet for more blog writing (hehehe). The downside of course is that we have LOTS of Hama Bead creations everywhere. So.. […]

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Stained Glass Cookie Recipe

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Stained Glass Cookie Recipe

Earlier in the year, we tried our hands over at Life at The Zoo at Stained Glass Cookies – made Heart shaped ones, which of course would be perfect for Christmas too… but today we made some Star Cookie Ornaments. Clearly, the kids ADORED these cookies (well, as sweetie and a cookie one? Who wouldn’t?!) […]

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30+ Salt Dough Crafts for Kids

| October 27, 2014 | 10 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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Gifts Kids Can Make: Kid Art Lamps

| October 27, 2014 | 4 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Kid Art Lamps

Oh I am so excited to share today’s craft with you!!! It is an idea I spotted in shop for purchase.. and I thought would be fun to recreate in a child friendly way – turning a wineglass into a DIY lamp. The shop one was “all finished” and featured Queen Victoria, but I was […]

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Mini Ghost Pinatas – 5min Paper Cup Craft for Halloween

| October 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
Mini Ghost Pinatas – 5min Paper Cup Craft for Halloween

Welcome back to this special edition of Poppy Cat HALLOWEEN. Oh yes, Halloween can be a little spooky this time of year, but Poppy Cat and her friends know how to the take the spook out of Halloween and make it fun instead. Halloween is an opportunity to play lots of fun games and get dressed […]

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