If you fancy entertaining the kids with your magic skills, then an unpoppable balloon is sure to do just that! Basically get a balloon (helium quality if best) and stick a skewer through it – it’s all abut the placement and you need to destroy the evidence! Want to know more? Pop over to PBS […]
One of our most popular craft posts ever was this fabulous leaf bowl, so when I spotted this colourful feather version over on The Imagination Tree’s Facebook page I had to share. It’s actually the brainchild of Dyan over at And Next Comes L. All you need is a glass bowl, cling film, Mod Podge […]
Easter has crept up on me a bit this year as it seems too early – we’ve only just had half term! Anyway, here are a few crafty ideas for you and your little ones to do together. Ideal for Miffy, Peter Rabbit and Belle & Boo fanatics. Bandit bunny mask, Mermag. Because sometimes bunny makes can […]
Dydd GÅµyl Dewi Hapus! (That’s Happy St David’s Day in case you were wondering.) Today, lots of Welsh people will be sporting leeks or daffodils, eating Welsh cakes and generally celebrating the rich culture of Wales. It’s also a lovely excuse to indulge in some spring crafts with your little ones. There’s not much more […]
I have a 6-year-old who is currently obsessed with mermaids, so being the dutiful Mama I am, I have been hunting for mermaid crafts to keep her (and I!) entertained this half term. Here are five of the best…. Toilet roll crafts are always easy and cheap and this fabulous one from Molly Moo crafts […]
It’s Chinese New Year – the year of the fire Monkey – so we have put together a round up of simple crafts to do with the kids. As always, do share your crafts with us,Â pop a photo on our Facebook page, we love to see what you have been up to! Looking for a […]
It’s not that long until World Book Day (3rd March this year), and as Lola is VERY fussy about what she will or will not wear to such things, I decided to get the sewing machine out to make her a cape, so I can convince her to go as Little Red Riding Hood. My […]
Ali from The Bright CompanyÂ hasÂ pulled off a whole village of presents! How amazing is this? We are in awe. That is all. Pinning this one for next year.
Hat tip to the lovely Tze from Jake & Maya for this one. A simple but pretty stunning craft and it comes with cutting templates. You literally need a piece of paper and scissors to make these gorgeous paper Christmas trees. Pop over to Hattifant to get your templatesÂ and do let us know how you […]
I love this! Such a simple idea that looks fabulous. Downscale it for gift tags or cards or use an art centrepiece. It’s actually faux embroidery, made with gold and red sharpies on foam board. Get the free printable and the full instructions over at Remodelaholic.
I am loving the animal headbands I spotted over at Lauren Conrad! How cool are they?Â And those antlers are very seasonal! Lauren breaks down exactly how to do all of these so pop over to her site for full instructions, and you’ll be pleased to know they look pretty easy!
Looking for a last-minute Halloween craft to fill a rainy afternoon? Then this is it. These were created byÂ my pal Susan. They’re made with glass jars and paint. Use LED candles for extra safety points. Easy and effective and a great way to use up your jar stash – we all have them right?!Â Want more […]
Fed up with the mess and constant one-upmanship of pumpkin carving at Halloween? Fear not – we’ve searched the web forÂ ten suitably stylish ways to pimp your pumpkinÂ without getting the knives out. Click the links for detailed methods. Glitter dipped by Studio DIY. Spray paint, apply glue, then dip. Simple! Monochrome by Martha Stewart. Paint, […]
We know you loved our leaf bowl find, so we thought we ought to show you a few more fabulous Autumnal craftsÂ that can help clear the seasonal treasure the little ones ask you to take home with them! And better still, the results of these crafts will look fabulous in your home. Ombre pinecones. Seriously. […]
We have a dog, Peggy, so we’re always out in the countryside and I usually come back with half of it in my pockets (seriously, I regularly pull out my phone and send a shower of sticks or acorn cups onto the pavement). At this time of year, the house is nearly buried until a […]