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How to… make a Fabric Mâché Bowl!

| May 7, 2010 | 24 Comments
How to… make a Fabric Mâché Bowl!

We all know (and, erm, love?) paper mâché – all that lovely gooey newspaper  creating weird and wonderful new things! A few weeks ago, I came across fabric mâché at Dear Fii’s blog. Using fabric to make a bowl instead of newspaper! What an ingenious way of using up old bits of fabric! So, I […]

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story +art = Great stART – Busy Airport – Clouds & Pigs (?!)

| May 5, 2010 | 15 Comments
story +art = Great stART – Busy Airport – Clouds & Pigs (?!)

With everyone getting stuck all over the place, thanks to the Volcano in Iceland – including The Englishman, we have been looking at the sky alot – lots of blue skies and lovely fluffy clouds. Also, I had to explain to Red Ted that there were no planes flying… So out came a much loved […]

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Get Crafty – May 2010 – All things Red

| May 3, 2010 | 20 Comments
Get Crafty – May 2010 – All things Red

Welcome to the monthly Get Crafty carnival – designed to inspire and provide ideas for all age groups. This month’s theme was “all things red”. And my! How many lovely RED things there are out there! I have decided to categorise this time, so you can quickly find what inspires you most! With Spring in […]

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How to… make a Paper Cup

| April 16, 2010 | 5 Comments
How to… make a Paper Cup

I LOVE paper craft, as you can do it whenever wherever with whatever piece of paper you have! Get the hang of it and you can entertain your kids on a bus, a plane or in the car. Here we have a vlog of how to make a Paper Cup, that ACTUALLY holds water. It […]

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Give Away – Lovely Bunting

| April 14, 2010 | 9 Comments
Give Away – Lovely Bunting

Hello! Give Away Time! I do like to “share” my craftiness, so this time I am giving away one of my very special “No Sew Buntings” – Owls in the Woods (see how to make one yourself!! You may decide a give away is just easier!!!). You need to do ONE of the following, do all […]

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Story & Art = Great stART – Hurray for Fish

| April 14, 2010 | 16 Comments
Story & Art = Great stART – Hurray for Fish

DG art ted red Red ted I am starting this post with the final product! Red Ted and I are so pleased with it, that I thought it would look nice right at the beginning!!!  In case you haven’t visited before this is about a craft project inspired by books – Story + Art = Great stART (inspired […]

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How to… make Swedish Hearts (Easter Baskets)

| April 9, 2010 | 20 Comments
How to… make Swedish Hearts (Easter Baskets)

We went to visit a good Swedish friend of mine for an “early” Easter lunch last week. My, did she lay out a pretty spread for us – lots of Swedish traditional goodies – salmon, rollmops, meats and for Easter, of course, hard boiled eggs. Like in most countries that decorate eggs, you usually decorate […]

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Story + Art = Great stART- Baby Bright Bedtime Star

| April 7, 2010 | 4 Comments
Story + Art = Great stART- Baby Bright Bedtime Star

Our next stART project inspired by Playing By the Book and  A Mommy’s Adventure – who have made some great booky projects! Do take a look, they are fab!!  (and there is a chance to win some fabulous books from Playing By the Book). I decided to choose one of Pip Squeaks books, else this will become […]

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Red Ted gets stuck in!

| March 24, 2010 | 23 Comments
Red Ted gets stuck in!

Here are some pegs that we made after the below, the principle is the same, let the toddler paint the pegs you stick on the bits, we now use them on art washing line: Decided to make my next craft blog with the help of Red Ted! Look at him getting stuck in concentrating hard.These […]

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Craft Carnival – all things crafty!

| March 24, 2010 | 25 Comments
Craft Carnival – all things crafty!

Well, you all know the deal “with blog carnivals” – we have seen the Business Mummy Blog Carnival, the Mummy Blogger Carnival and recently the Flying Families carnival… and I am sure there are loads more! I would like to host a Craft Carnival – show casing all those crafty people out there – it can be […]

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How to… make seedling pots!

| March 20, 2010 | 25 Comments
How to… make seedling pots!

Well, it was “so much fun” making the Funky Party Bag vlog, that I wanted to do it “again, again”.  So here we are less than 2 days later with the “How to make Seedling Pots from Newspapers!”. You may have come across these before – often they try and sell you a funny little […]

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How to… make funky Party Bags!

| March 19, 2010 | 30 Comments
How to… make funky Party Bags!

Well. How exciting is this. First Guest Posts. Then Gallery posts. And now a VLOG! Yes, a VLOG – which is a Video Log. Well, technically it isn’t mine, as I did this vlog with Incredibusymum (www.twitter.com/incredibusymum). My lovely friend and neighbour. Here we (she) will show you how to make funky party bags out […]

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