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Christmas Tree Upcycling Ideas

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Christmas Tree Upcycling Ideas

I have another LOVELY guest post from Karin at Kayjaysews. I spotted on Instagram some super simple and clever “Christmas Tree upcycle” ideas  – yep, instead of “throwing away your tree”, why not turn parts of your tree into fabulous Christmas family keepsakes, as well as rustic nature gift ideas for family and friends? I […]

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DIY Heart Ornament (made from Wood Slices)

| January 11, 2016 | 1 Comment
DIY Heart Ornament (made from Wood Slices)

Welcome back to another 31 Days of Love guest post. Today we have a gorgeous DIY Heart Ornament made from Wood Slices/ Wood Chips. This is super sweet DIY Heart Ornament, that also doubles up fabulously as a DIY Heart photoframe. It is a perfect Valentine’s Day Gift, but would also be great as a […]

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How To Preserve Leaves (6 Methods)

| November 6, 2015 | 2 Comments
How To Preserve Leaves (6 Methods)

In our house we like to experiment! We like to try things out and see what works best and then come back and share our findings (a few years ago, I experimented with how to make a candle wick.. and shared what I found – and that went down a treat!). I find it particularly […]

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20+ Beautiful Leaf Crafts

| November 4, 2015 | 2 Comments
20+ Beautiful Leaf Crafts

Oh how I do love AUTUMN!! Though of course the spring and summer months are wonderful for just “walking out the house and being indoors” and the autumn, does indeed start to get gloomier and darker, how can you not love all the beautiful beautiful colours that surround us. Nature has a wonderful way of […]

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Nature Christmas Wreath – Traditional Crafts

| November 2, 2015 | 2 Comments
Nature Christmas Wreath – Traditional Crafts

We love all things simple. And we love all things TRADITIONAL. And we ADORE all things NATURE. Here is a wonderful simple, traditional and nature based Christmas wreath that you can make from all sorts of garden (or woodland) material in MINUTES! THey are super easy to learn to make and are also a great […]

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Harry Potter Craft – Magic Wands

| September 10, 2015 | 6 Comments
Harry Potter Craft – Magic Wands

Welcome! Today it is time to get excited about HARRY POTTER! Are you a Harry Potter fan too? Then you will love this Harry Potter Craft – wonderful Magic Wands. These are a perfect craft for all aspiring wizards and witches (and NOT just Harry Potter fans!!), so if it is Winnie the Witch or […]

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Conkers Crafts (aka Buckeye Crafts or Horse Chestnuts!)

| August 17, 2015 | 2 Comments
Conkers Crafts (aka Buckeye Crafts or Horse Chestnuts!)

Oooh this post has been a LONG TIME in the making – 5 years to be exact. Today is all about CONKERS (also known as Buckeye or Chestnuts and for me the German Kastanien). Crafting with Chestnuts/ Conkers (I am going to be so undecided as to which term to use throughout, so bear with […]

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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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Nature Crafts 101 – 20 Stunning Crafts Using Items Found in Nature

| August 1, 2015 | 8 Comments
Nature Crafts 101 – 20 Stunning Crafts Using Items Found in Nature

It is that time again – were 10 talented bloggers come together to share THEIR CRAFTS along a certain THEME!!! This time we are looking at Nature Crafts – your Nature Crafts 101 so to speak! If you kids love to collect things when out an about – be it sticks, stones, leaves or anything […]

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30+ Stunning Sunflower Crafts

| July 21, 2015 | 2 Comments
30+ Stunning Sunflower Crafts

Oh how we love love love this time of year! Everything is growing and looking full and plentiful. One thing we particularly adore are our homegrown sunflowers – standing tall, growing high and reaching for the sky! We planted our sunflower seeds all the way back in April. We nurtured the sunflowers seedlings and carefully […]

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10 Free Flower Colouring Pages

| June 10, 2015 | 1 Comment
10 Free Flower Colouring Pages

Our colouring page (mini) series continues. We have had great fun with the previous colouring pages – using them with water colours and turning them into suncatchers. Today, we have some Flower Colouring Pages for you – as there is a set of 10 simple colouring pages for your to choose from, I thought that […]

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Stone Crafts – Easy Ladybird Stones

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Stone Crafts – Easy Ladybird Stones

Some of you may know, or may not know, that my kids have launched their very own YouTube channel! Hooray. It is all rather exciting and lots and lots of fun. Their channel is all about kids creating videos for kids – i.e. it is all about stuff for kids BY KIDS. Today, they (I) […]

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Bird Watching & Identification (FREE PRINTABLE)

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Bird Watching & Identification (FREE PRINTABLE)

As Spring is in the air, and the weather gets warmer, the kids and I are spending more and more time outdoors. We have been watching the flowers blossom and the green leaves shoot. We have seen little birds building nests and hunting for worms for their young! I have to confess though, that I […]

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Pine Cone Crafts – Bird Feeders

| November 28, 2014 | 5 Comments
Pine Cone Crafts – Bird Feeders

We are having “more fun with the birdies” this week, with yet MORE Bird Feeders the kids can make. They got really excited about the Cheerio Bird Feeders we made a few days ago and wanted to make MORE. Ever looking for new ideas and things to  try out, we thought we would give these […]

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