Halloween Table Centre Piece

Last year I created a haunted house for our Halloween centre piece so this year I decided to go for something a bit different so we have a witches shoes decoration. To make you’ll need cardboard, masking tape, newspapers, PVA glue, paints and coloured paper Start but making some shoes from cardboard – there’s no set pattern as it is easier to shape this as … Continue reading Halloween Table Centre Piece

Time for a Scrumdiddlyumptious Celebration

What better reason to dust off that old copy of Mathilda, the Big friendly Giant or Danny, the Champion of the World than a day dedicated to the ultimate children’s writer – Roald Dahl Day. A man who gave us a rich array of memorable and amusing character and invented words many of which have entered everyday language and are now included in the Oxford … Continue reading Time for a Scrumdiddlyumptious Celebration

Home made monster money boxes

Great Children’s Craft Idea – Make Your Own Money Box

I’m sure everyone made one of these when they were at school but with the children off school for summer holidays I thought it was a good reminder of a simple and extremely messy craft for rainy days. You start with a balloon – I made two so used different shape balloons to give a distinctive look to each when finished.  As you want the … Continue reading Great Children’s Craft Idea – Make Your Own Money Box

Easter Present

My favourite Easter present from last year wasn’t a chocolate creation – it was a gift made by my youngest nephew a bunny fridge magnet. You can buy the magnetic paper sheets from most craft type stores or Amazon have a good range, including those that you can run through your inkjet printer at home. Its a great idea to make very personalised gifts and … Continue reading Easter Present

My Favourite Easter Makes

Another late Easter post but thought I’d take the opportunity to share some of my favourite makes from other handmade fans – here’s a few posts that caught my eye…. Kym Byers posted my all time favourite decorated egg design – Kym Byers The Decorated Cookie created some bunny marshmallows – simple but really effective – Bunny Marshallows/ Little House on the Corner have created some … Continue reading My Favourite Easter Makes

Easter Egg Hunt Signs (5th April)

If you’re planning an egg hunt this year here’s some free printables to decorate your garden.   Printables for the Alice themed signs can be downloaded here – Easter Egg Hunt Signs And if you’s like a more polished finished to your signs here’s a few from some very talented bloggers… Lia Griffith – https://liagriffith.com/easter-egg-hunt-printables/ And from Illistyle – http://www.illistyle.com/crafts/easter-egg-hunt-directional-signs-for-kids/ Continue reading Easter Egg Hunt Signs (5th April)