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Kids Crafts: Photoframes (Presents Kids Can Make!)

| November 7, 2012 | 27 Comments
Kids Crafts: Photoframes (Presents Kids Can Make!)

The children made these simple photo frames for Daddy’s Birthday. They were simple, quick and inexpensive to make. We added a nice photo of each of them with Daddy and he now has these up at work. These would make great presents kids can make for Christmas or for Father’s Day too (or indeed make […]

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How to… Make Lavender Bath Sachets

| August 10, 2012 | 15 Comments
How to… Make Lavender Bath Sachets

Oooh this is so simple and yet soooo satisfying – lavender bath sachets. I have TONS of lavender all over the house, that I cannot keep up with making lavender wands and lavender bags. So, I decided to make some of these lavender sachets as a simple (but oh so lovely) gift to a friend! […]

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How to… Make Walnut Pin Cushions

| August 3, 2012 | 9 Comments
How to… Make Walnut Pin Cushions

Here is a super easy little walnut pin cushions to make. Perfect for small stocking fillers or a little gift to a crafty friend! Materials: Walnut halves, fabric scraps, ribbons/ brocade, PVA glue A hot glue gun would also be handy for this, but PVA works just fine. You could make these REALLY lovely and […]

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How to… Crochet a Little Bug Ladybug Hat

| April 6, 2012 | 18 Comments
How to… Crochet a Little Bug Ladybug Hat

I am so pleased to welcome Kat from Slugs on the Refrigerator, who is sharing her Ladybird Hat Crochet Pattern – she has a number of sizes and here she shares the 1-3yrs old size. Kat is  is wonderfully creative and has come up with a fantastic set of crochet patterns, designs and ideas – many […]

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Mother’s Day Craft Ideas For You or Your Kids

| February 27, 2012 | 20 Comments
Mother’s Day Craft Ideas For You or Your Kids

Welcome to this special post all about Mother’s Day and provides you with handmade ideas for Mother’s Day! Thanks to Parentdish, there are three of us bloggers debating about Mother’s Day – What do you think about Mother’s Day? Is it a nice tradition or not? Should you make your Mother’s Day presents or buy […]

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How to… Make Juggling Chooks

| February 10, 2012 | 47 Comments
How to… Make Juggling Chooks

Another craft I have been meaning to make for aaaages – this cute and fun juggling bean bag chooks!  And there is nothing quite like a 4 year old’s birthday party to get you crafting (check out the Chook Bean Bag Toss)…… What I love about these chooks, is that they look ADORABLE and are surprisingly easy […]

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How kids can create a love heart necklace

| February 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
How kids can create a love heart necklace

We have a cute little sponsored post from Baker Ross today – perfect if your child would like to make cute, but pretty gifts for friends at school this Valentine’s. The key is a moderate amount of lovely beads, but a lovely piece of ribbon for threading. Six simple steps to making a superb Valentine’s […]

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Quick Craft Post: Easy Rag Teddy Bear

| January 29, 2012 | 10 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Easy Rag Teddy Bear

Well! Remember all my Black Apple Dolls? The one’s I cannot get enough of and that I keep making? The easy Rag Dolls that follow the Martha Stewart pattern (Guest Post by Emily from Black Apple). Well… Sewing for boys can really be a challenge and I decided it was about time I sewed something for Red Ted!  And […]

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Valentines Get Crafty – Crafts & Ideas to Inspire

| January 14, 2012 | 34 Comments
Valentines Get Crafty – Crafts & Ideas to Inspire

Aaaah don’t we all love a bit of romance around Valentines… even if Valentine’s crafts are not your thing, do stop by and have a look at these “Love You” crafts – you can give them any time of year to make a loved one – be it your “other half”, a good friend or […]

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How to… make a (Microfibre) iphone/ ipod case

| January 13, 2012 | 15 Comments
How to… make a (Microfibre) iphone/ ipod case

Welcome back to this week’s How To – where I show you the perfect father’s day gift or gift for a loved one or sibling. I find “male” members of the family really hard to craft for – as they usually do not want “cutesy” or “lovely” gifts, but practical ones. My brother asked for […]

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How to… Make a Bird Nest Necklace

| October 28, 2011 | 34 Comments
How to… Make a Bird Nest Necklace

Another lovely How To Guest Post for you this week – Bird Nest Necklaces – or jewellery for beginners as I like to think of it!! I love this wonderfully pretty guest post from Sarah. Sarah has a wonderful blog called Sarah Ortega with lots of wonderful photographs but also lots of great DIY and […]

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How to make a DIY Hobby Horse

| October 29, 2010 | 46 Comments
How to make a DIY Hobby Horse

I have been pondering on how to make an easy Stick Horse (or Hobby Horse in some parts of the world) for a while. Ever since, we had the Sock Bunny visit, I have been wanting to make a Sock Stick Horse, and here we have it! I have made it for Red Ted this […]

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