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At the Market

October 10, 2017

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 […]

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Craft: Fairy Butterfly Wands

August 23, 2014

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 […]

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Craft: Butterfly Princess Crown

July 9, 2014

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 […]

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School Holiday’s Craft Box

December 19, 2013

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 […]

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Epsom Salt Snow Candle

December 3, 2013

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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Homemade Christmas Gifts #7 – Lego Cufflinks

November 18, 2013

Too many Lego pieces lying around? Put them to good use and make these Lego cufflinks for the guys this Christmas. Lego Cufflinks What you will need Plain Cufflinks or Cufflink backings (try looking at craft stores or your dad’s cupboard, the backings will look better) Superglue (Try Bostik’s glue for Plastics with Primer) Lego pieces […]

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