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At the Market

We recently helped organise and participated in a local market. It was lots of fun and it gave us the opportunity to get creative and spend time together. Thank you to Andie for the awesome shot above of the Market. This is one of the cards which my daughter designed. We are donating a portion to tears for all her […]

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Craft: Fairy Butterfly Wands

Getting your children involved in preparing for their own birthday party can be lots of fun and teaches them important life skills. You can teach them how to budget for their birthday, help prepare and decorate treats such as cupcakes and help them to create party favours like these adorable Fairy Butterfly Wands which we have recently made for our next […]

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Craft: Butterfly Princess Crown

So, we decided to go with a Butterfly Princess Crown but you can go for a prince crown and decorate it with whatever you find more “princely”. What you will need: White cardboard (you can use paper but the cardboard is less likely to break) Colouring pencils or crayons Decorations – eg. sequins, glitter, fuzzy balls, leaves, flowers, etc. Glue […]

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Upcycling: Crisp Can Pencil / Pen Holder

It is holiday time again and whether you are you having a vacation or a staycation it is always great to have a few ideas to keep kids (and adults) busy. This upcycling idea is great fun and also helps to organise all those pens, pencils and crayons that often have no home. What you will need: Empty Chip Cylindrical can […]

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Egg Box Easter Bunny School Holiday Craft

Easter is hopping around the corner and it’s holidays so why not make these cute little bunny tops which you can add to your easter baskets, breakfasts or use them to decorate your home. My daughter insisted that we make both boy and girl bunnies and we actually got quite creative in the end. We landed up acting out each […]

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School Holiday’s Craft Box

At the end of the year (and if your house is a bit like our house) you will be left with half finished paints, paper, stickers and more. Pop these into a box that you can move around easily and whip out before the “I’m Bored” comes out. This way, you will use up all the “left-overs”, clear out cluttered shelves and […]

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Epsom Salt Snow Candle

Why not do some recycling/upcycling this Christmas?! You can have a white Christmas after all… Wash out an old Mayo/Pickles Jar and fill it with Epsom Salts. Drop in a tealight candle and light. Adds fantastic Christmas cheer to any table and looks really sweet when you group various sizes together.

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Stay Tuned…

Our next homemade gift smells delicious…but you don’t eat it! Come back soon to find out what it is.

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So excited!

Really looking forward to sharing my new homemade gift idea this week. Keep your eyes open!

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Growing your own Veggie Garden

At the beginning of this year, I wrote an article on Creating your own Vegetable Garden. Yesterday, I watched this video by stodels called “Grow Your Own Veg – Don’t Be Chicken”. I thought it was very interesting and just plain cute so I had to share it with you. You can watch it below or go to http://youtu.be/jjOJIrm4zJc.

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Make fairies in a Jar

Learn how to make ‘fairies in a jar’ with this simple DIY craft. Just imagine the look on your child’s face when they see this! Cut a glow stick and shake the contents into a jar. Add diamond glitter Seal the top Shake hard This is so fun, your children will just love the final result! Here are a few […]

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Mother’s Day Craft and Ideas

Craft: Create a Bunch of Flowers You will need: Toilet Rolls Paint (optional) / wrapping paper Craft Paper/Card Glue Straws/Sticks Sticky tape Instructions: Paint white circles orange for the centre of the flowers and leave to dry OR cut out orange circles of card/paper. Paint the toilet roll (vase) the colour of your choice. Cut out flower shapes from colour card/paper. Tape […]

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Arm Knitting

A while ago we shared this photo on Facebook and I was thinking about trying it out and had to go searching through Facebook for it. So I thought, I will rather post the details here on our site as it is much easier to browse and find what you want. So next time you are feeling creative…why not try arm knitting?! […]

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