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Fun Lockdown Crafts to do with Viking

AD – We were sent a box of crafts by Viking and invited to join a special Zoom lockdown crafts workshop hosted by them. At the start of lockdown things seemed easier, we were more disciplined at home and we … Continue reading

Crafts: How to make your own Cloud Mobile

April is famous for its showers, so we decided to make our own weather based craft. We went for this fun cloud mobile which you can decorate however you want really. We went for paint, pom poms and a silver … Continue reading

Easter Crafts: Easy Felt Easter Egg Decorations

Last week I met my craft club friends for an evening of Easter egg painting. It was a really chilled evening and we all went home clutching an Easter tree (branches in a tall vase) and half a dozen painted … Continue reading

Recycled Crafts: How to Paint Your Own Pretty Jars

If you’ve ever spent any time on Pinterest, you will most likely have seen pictures of pretty painted jars used in a thousand different ways. For many months I’ve looked at these pretty pictures and wanted to try it for … Continue reading

Flower Crafts: Simple Tissue Paper Flowers

Giving a bouquet of flowers to someone special is a really lovely thing to do, but they often fade within a few days which is a shame. A few years ago I made a huge bunch of tissue paper flowers … Continue reading

Crafts: Celery Rose Print Valentine’s Cards

Make hearts flutter this Valentine’s Day with these Celery Rose Print Valentine’s Cards and gift wrap! The first Valentine’s cards were sent in the 18th century. These were handmade cards, covered in romantic symbols of the age, such as flowers … Continue reading

Kids Crafts: Make a Popsicle Stick Scottish Thistle

Celebrate Burns Night or St Andrews Day with this simple popsicle stick Scottish thistle craft for kids! Every year on 25th January the good people of Scotland (and beyond) celebrate Burns Night. Burns Night is the annual celebration of  the birth … Continue reading

Christmas Crafts: How to make Pretty Paper Baubles

It’s the week before Christmas and I’ve got a million things to do. One of them is to plan some things for me and the boy to do on Friday. We have a whole day to ourselves before the madness … Continue reading

Kids Crafts: Bubble Wrap Printed Christmas Cards

I’ve been playing around with some printing techniques I learned recently and together with my son we’ve made some fun Christmas cards with bubble wrap which are just a bit different to the usual. These Bubble Wrap Printed Christmas Cards … Continue reading

Crafts: Chinese New Year Red Envelopes

During Chinese New Year children are traditionally given red envelopes, or red packets containing money as a gift. The red envelopes are a symbol of good luck and the amount of money in your Chinese New Year Red Envelopes should end … Continue reading