As an amateur preserve maker, I seem to have a lot of these jam jar lids kicking around. I hate throwing things away so I kept hold of them hoping that one day inspiration would find me and give me an idea of what to do with them. Well inspiration struck and I decided to make these cute up cycled jam jar lid flowers to decorate a boring piece of fence in our garden.
This is a really simple easter artwork project, suitable for pre-school or primary school age children. We did this a few weeks ago as Isla’s entry for her school Spring artwork competition. Read on to find out how we got on.
This is a great rainy day craft to get the kids involved with, using simple craft materials that you may have lying around. The kids loved getting involved and loved playing with their little snappy crocodiles at the end of it. I just need to think of more animals we can make!
This is a really simple tutorial to make your own twine heart. These twine hearts are a great rustic home decor, and I have several dotted around our house. They would also be ideal as a wedding decoration, or make a great gift for a friend or loved one.
I was asked to take part in the Christmas Stocking Blogger Challenge in conjunction with Turtle Mat, and of course I said yes. Christmas and crafting with a competition too! I’m really pleased with our finished stocking, read on to find out how we got on!
I love Halloween, and this year with a little more free time on my hands, I’ve gone all out! The kids have loved helping with these simple Halloween crafts to decorate the house in time for our little party. Here are 4 simple ideas for making Halloween inspired decorations that the kids can get involved with.
With Halloween around the corner, it’s a great excuse to do some ghost crafts. I’ve been meaning to try out some ghosts for a few years, but just never got around to it. So this is my first attempt, and I was really pleased with the outcome. I have a feeling ghost crafts will be featuring in our Halloween celebrations for years to come!
This is a very simple how to. This ribbon hair band can be made with only a few tools, and all the necessary materials are easily obtainable at your local haberdashery or fabric shop. It made my little princess very happy!