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How to… make a Fabric Notice Board (Guest Post)

| November 18, 2011 | 5 Comments
How to… make a Fabric Notice Board (Guest Post)

Welcome back to this week’s “How To”, we have a “How to Make a Fabric Notice Board” for you.. What to do with an old frame? Upcycle of course! The lovely Kelly Innes from Domestic Goddesque is visiting again (she shared her fabulous Peg Wreath a couple of weeks ago). If you didn’t get a […]

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How to… Make a Bird Nest Necklace

| October 28, 2011 | 38 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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Quick Craft Post: Halloween Lanterns (vlog)

| October 20, 2011 | 38 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Halloween Lanterns (vlog)

A quick and fun Halloween Craft for you – the tissue paper jar lanterns. I am not surprised that these are so popular in the U.S. they are fun, easy and quick to make… as well as being nice and safe for small hands too! Materials: Clean Jam Jar (the bigger the better), orange tissue […]

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How To… Make Paper Quilled Daisy Earring (Guest Post)

| September 23, 2011 | 28 Comments
How To… Make Paper Quilled Daisy Earring (Guest Post)

Welcome to this “Paper Quilling How To”, brought to you by the lovely Honey from Honeys Quilling. I first met Honey few months ago when I joined a collaborative ebook prokect – Make It Easy. Honey really has a fabulous passoin for Paper Quilling – a craft that I haven’t had a go since my […]

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How to… make Sand Beads

| July 29, 2011 | 28 Comments
How to… make Sand Beads

Hello Welcome back to this week’s tutorial: How to Make Sand Beads! That is right making beads, from more or less JUST SAND! I first had the idea whilst having a twitter chat about plaster of paris (don’t ask) and I suddenly wondered whether it was “possible”… There seemed to be “very little” out there. […]

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How to… make a Pillow Case Dress for Beginners

| June 24, 2011 | 38 Comments
How to… make a Pillow Case Dress for Beginners

How to Make a Pillow Case Dress for Beginners, is part of the Make It Easy Series. Visit Hello Beautiful for the intro post or read below for more info. This week’s How To is a little “Pillow Case” dress for beginners. It is the second one I have made and I class myself a sewing […]

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How to… Make Fabric “Paper” Chains (Guest Post)

| April 8, 2011 | 20 Comments
How to… Make Fabric “Paper” Chains (Guest Post)

Remember the wonderful and beautiful Helen from Ickle Babe from a few month’s back? She came up with this great way of “recycling” your child’s favourite t-shirt that they have either outgrown or that has stained or been damaged. It was fabulous and you must go and take a look. Helen really is a very […]

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How to… Make Royal Icing Iced Biscuits – Ideal for Christmas!

| November 26, 2010 | 51 Comments
How to… Make Royal Icing Iced Biscuits – Ideal for Christmas!

Hello, let me introduce to you the lovely Bhaven from Biscuit Village who is sharing their very own Royal Icing Recipe with you today. If you haven’t visited their site before, you simply MUST! If you thought biscuits were boring, think again – at Biscuit Village you can get Greeting Card Biscuits (how cool is that?!), […]

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How to.. make a No Sew new Tee out of an old favourite Tee! (Guest Post)

| August 13, 2010 | 35 Comments
How to.. make a No Sew new Tee out of an old favourite Tee! (Guest Post)

The lovely Helen from Ickle Babe makes a range GORGEOUS gifts, from baby quilts, to bunting, to Aprons and New Home gifts. You simply have to pop over and check it out! I knew that ANY Guest Post from her would be a winner and a winner it is! Ever had your child grow out […]

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How to.. make felt donuts! More felt food!

| July 30, 2010 | 36 Comments
How to.. make felt donuts! More felt food!

I am on a mission to make a whole grocery bag full of Felt Food for Pip Squeak’s 1st Birthday – so far I have one Gingerbread Man, 8 gorgeous Strawberries and 3 donuts (or doughnuts, depending from which side of the pond you are visiting)! I am yet to make some Cream!!! Here I will […]

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How make… a No Sew Apron (from a Tea Towel)

| June 25, 2010 | 37 Comments
How make… a No Sew Apron (from a Tea Towel)

AMENDMENT – I made this apron “NO SEW”… I now think it is better to sew this… after say 15 washes the bonda web frays. I have been looking for an apron for Red Ted to colour in himself for ages now. All the plain aprons cost a small fortune (£6+ postage), which for a […]

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How to.. make a Paper Mâché Piñata Fish!

| June 18, 2010 | 42 Comments
How to.. make a Paper Mâché Piñata Fish!

If you are planning a birthday party this summer or any party with games and want a little wow factor make the kids your very own paper mâché piñata! They are colourful and for the older children fun – an opportunity to let off a little steam. They are easier to make than you think. […]

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How to… make a Funny Bunny Sock Pet (Guest Post)

| June 11, 2010 | 39 Comments
How to… make a Funny Bunny Sock Pet (Guest Post)

Well, here we have another lovely lovely Guest Post. This time from The Other Mousie – remember Monsieur Alphonse Poissonnier in Red Get Crafty? Well… here we have a super duper easy bunny version to make with children!  (Scroll down to bottom for my attempt!)***Please note – enjoy the tutorial make these with your kids. Have […]

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How to.. make Paper Photo Frames

| June 4, 2010 | 27 Comments
How to.. make Paper Photo Frames

Paper craft is back (I told you I still had some up my sleeve! Scroll down for links to other paper craft ideas). Today I would like to show you how to make super simple photo frames – one frame, 3 different mini variations. They stand up by themselves, or add a magnet and make […]

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