Here are a couple of cool ways to display what may be a burgeoning collection of Lego figures that’s set to expand after Father Christmas’s visit. The framed Lego figure display is by MissIrisCreations on Etsy. If you’d like to have a go at making one, you basically need a frame with the glass removed, […]
I do love simple crafts, using every day objects and these Paper Straw Christmas Ornaments are just that. You just need paper straws, a glue gun and a star. Of course, the little ones will need some supervision with the glue gun but other than that, it’s an easy one. We are going to make a couple of […]
I saw this project over at Lasso the Moon and had flashbacks to when I was a kid! So simple, but super-effective. Basically crayon some webs, and then paint over with watercolours. Sprinkle salt over for the mottled effect and voila, job done! I shall be decorating the porch with our webs in preparation for this evening’s […]
Hong Kong-born designer Tze Ching Yeung, is mama to two and the talented mind behind Jake & Maya Collective, a London-based company offering well-designed, sustainable clothing and products for children. Tze is super-talented and has sold her own designs in high profile stores such as Harvey Nichols, and online shops, such as AlexandAlexa. Tze has been working her magic […]
We are huge fans of play tents on BG, from the cheap and cheerful Tiger Stores’ buys to the covetable, like Bobles play tent and you know we’re partial to a little make your own. So when I spotted the DIY Tent on Spunky Junky, I gasped at its superb simplicity! It’s brilliant in form and function. […]
We finally moved last week and came upon bags of the girls’ artwork and realised that I really need to sort them out and collate and display them in some way. Claire previously shared about creating your own photobook of your child’s artwork and aside from doing that, I’m very inspired by the work of […]
My ice-cube trays are currently loaded up with coloured water ready to have a go at ice paint art I spotted over at Two Daloo. Basically, colour with food colouring (but be mindful to stains on clothes!) or paints and then let the kids loose with them on a white sheet. It looks fabulous and is a […]
This camping scene from Pukaca is a seriously hot buy. The printable pdf is just £3.66, you print, cut, fold, glue and then get ready to tell a story. If you don’t have access to a printer, you can also buy the pre-printed version for just under £10 (inc. UK postage). I love the attention to detail.