How to Make a Wooden Spoon Flamingo

Wooden Spoon Flamingo

This little craft was prompted again by one of our local horticultural shows. There was a class for a decorated wooden spoon for children aged between 5-7 years.  We have decorated wooden spoons in the past, and the kids loved it, so Isla was really keen to enter.  When I asked her what animal she wanted to turn her wooden spoon into, she of course said a Flamingo! Or mingo as she calls them, her favourite animal (probably because they’re pink!). So together we crafted this little wooden spoon flamingo.

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Simple Homemade Father’s Day Gift

Simple Homemade Father's Day Gift

Ahhhh! It’s Father’s Day on Sunday.  Are you all organised? Or are you like me and leave everything to the last minute.  Well don’t despair because we’ve used a little of our imagination and come up with this really simple homemade Father’s Day gift.  A jar of essentials for Father’s Day, what more could any daddy want? It’s so simple you can rustle it up in no time at all, using things that you probably have lying around the house already.  I have even included a FREE download of the jar label and daddy voucher to make this homemade Father’s Day gift even speedier to put together.

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Upcycled Jam Jar Lid Flowers

Upcycled Jam Jar Lids

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.

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DIY Twine Heart Tutorial

Twine Heart

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.

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