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Nature Crafts – Beach Drift Wood & Broken Shell Rattles

| August 7, 2015 | 4 Comments
Nature Crafts – Beach Drift Wood & Broken Shell Rattles

It is time for NATURE CRAFTS!! As you may (or may not) know, my two most favourite craft mateirals, are RECYCLABLES (such as TP Rolls) and Nature Finds. I love recycled crafts, as I love to “waste not want not” – i.e. make the most of the things we have around us. I love teaching […]

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TP Roll Cat Gift Boxes

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
TP Roll Cat Gift Boxes

Our love affair with TP Rolls continues. Tp rolls are simply the best craft materials – especially when working with kids, but I think that these cute little kittens are adorable enough for anyone.. and the best think about these TP Roll Cats, is that they double up as GIFT BOXES too! Yes, how CUTE […]

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How to Make a Magic Wallet

| May 5, 2015 | 11 Comments
How to Make a Magic Wallet

We love a bit of magic in our house. Red Ted aged 7, is just at the age, where is loving having a go at Magic Tricks himself and showing off his magicians skills to family. And then of course, magic is even MORE FUN when you can make it yourself. So this on is […]

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DIY Beach Towel Craft – a fantastic gift for Him

| May 4, 2015 | 1 Comment
DIY Beach Towel Craft – a fantastic gift for Him

Here is a craft I made MANY MOONS ago.. as a student, I used to work at the Student Union bar and other pubs. Here in the UK, alcohol companies, especially beer breweries, often have “bar towels” that they give to the pub as part of their marketing material… They are made from regular toweling, […]

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DIY Bouncy Balls – A Great Way to Use Up Rainbow Loom Bands

| April 28, 2015 | 7 Comments
DIY Bouncy Balls – A Great Way to Use Up Rainbow Loom Bands

Oh my kids ADORE Rainbow Loom Bands.. and last Summer, that was all they did…. rainbow loom bands, rainbow loom bands, rainbow loom bands. They have tons of them. As my kids are still a little younger (7yrs and 5yrs), there are only so many different patterns that they can manage (mainly the inverted fishtail* […]

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DIY Spilled Coffee Prank for April Fool’s Day

| February 17, 2015 | 3 Comments
DIY Spilled Coffee Prank for April Fool’s Day

My kids are starting to get old enough to appreciate the fun of “teasing” or “tricking” people – of course, we always emphasise that you need to keep it friendly and nice – and that tricky any one should be fun and not hurtful or disappointing. So with April Fool’s Day coming up, I thought […]

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TP Roll DIY Cat Toy

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
TP Roll DIY Cat Toy

Now here is a little TP Roll Craft for Cat Lovers.. actually… this little Cat Toy Craft is also nice for hamsters and guinea pigs that like to play. It is super quick and easy to make and will provide hours of fun for your furry friend. Please note: after sharing this Cat Toy How […]

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Easy DIY Christmas Jumper for Kids

| December 9, 2014 | 3 Comments
Easy DIY Christmas Jumper for Kids

It is Christmas Jumper Day here in the UK soon and like many British school, the children will be wearing Christmas Jumpers on Friday 12th December to raise funds for Save The Children. Not actually owning any Christmas Jumpers (Red Ted, doesn’t really wear jumpers much) and not really having the time or inclination to […]

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4 in 1 – Easy DIY Advent Calendar Idea

| November 19, 2014 | 5 Comments
4 in 1 – Easy DIY Advent Calendar Idea

Sooo, it is time again for me to guest post over on the lovely Party Delights Blog! Today, I am sharing this super simple “4 in 1″ DIY Advent calendar idea. It is super easy to prep and once you have it “set up”, you can use it again and again year on year – […]

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Easy (Last Minute) Gift Wrapping Ideas with Brown Paper

| November 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
Easy (Last Minute) Gift Wrapping Ideas with Brown Paper

Well… I don’t know about you, but I frequently get “caught out” with no Gift Wrapping Paper left over. So much so, that last year, I pulled together 12 DIY Gift Wrap ideas for you to browse and be inspired by (as well as getting the kids involved and helping!). A few weeks back, I […]

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Tic Tac Toe – Stone Bees & Ladies Birds

| August 13, 2014 | 1 Comment
Tic Tac Toe – Stone Bees & Ladies Birds

Today, we are sharing another little craft that we made for Poppy Cat and her friends. Poppy Cat loves to head outdoors. How about this craft and activity celebrating one of Poppy Cat’s favourite things to find the garden: Bees and Ladybirds. Then turn them into a game of Noughts & Crosses (Tic Tac Toe) […]

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25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

| July 11, 2014 | 3 Comments
25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

I have to say, one of the things I have REALLY enjoyed since having kids in my life, is having the opportunity to MAKE for them. Whether it is my own kids, my close friends’ kids or kids in the family, making your own presents for them is just wonderfully fun. Whether it is a […]

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DIY Sidewalk Chalk Recipe

| June 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
DIY Sidewalk Chalk Recipe

We love making our own things – whether it is our own “playthings” or gifts for family or an arty recipe, making you own is a fun experience and makes you enjoy the final product more. And so we decided it was time to have a go at making Sidewalk Chalk. Making Sidealk Chalk is […]

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Juice Carton Crafts – Simple Snack Box

| May 1, 2014 | 2 Comments
Juice Carton Crafts – Simple Snack Box

We do love a challenge! And we challenged ourselves to come up with a variety of Juice Carton crafts! The great thing about juice cartons (or milk cartons for that matter0 are it’s distinct properties: they are waterproof and they usally have a certain elongated shape (and often the little trianglur house shape “on top”). […]

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