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

| November 26, 2010 | 50 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 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 | 25 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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How to… make Fabric Pom Pom Flowers (Guest Post)

| May 28, 2010 | 27 Comments
How to… make Fabric Pom Pom Flowers (Guest Post)

How wonderful! Anji over at the Pom Pom Emporioum has made this WONDERFUL tudorial for us! Scroll down to the bottom, to see my “quick and ready go at it”! And now to Anji: Hi my name is Anjie, over from PomPom Emporium)  doing a guest blog exchange with Maggy. Fabric flowers – Alliums from pom poms Last […]

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How to… make a Paper Envelope

| May 21, 2010 | 5 Comments
How to… make a Paper Envelope

A simple and quick How To again this week: Paper Craft is back! (I still have a few more up my sleeve). This time I am showing you how to make a lovely paper envelope:  no cutting, no glueing! Great for home made cards (especially if you made on of the the pop art cards […]

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How to… make a No Sew Bib

| May 14, 2010 | 2 Comments
How to… make a No Sew Bib

REVISED: If you want longevity for your homemade bib, I would sew this. We got a lot of good wear out of it, but it tid get tatty and I did have to throw it away in the end! Remember my “no sew bunting“? Well, I was so pleased with the result that, I decided […]

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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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How to.. make a Paper Flower (from newspapers!)

| April 30, 2010 | 27 Comments
How to.. make a Paper Flower (from newspapers!)

Hurray! Guest Post day is here!! Today’s “How to” is brought to you by the lovely Nicole over at “Made by Nicole” – as you know – I love paper craft and I love using recycled materials. Finally, a use for all those “junk mail” newspapers and magazines that come through the door… So…ed Ted How […]

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How to… make a Paper Boat

| April 23, 2010 | 25 Comments
How to… make a Paper Boat

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. So, this time we are making a Paper Boat, that FLOATS. Kids can colour it in and […]

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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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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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