I haven’t broken out the Hama beads for a while but I’ve seen the fabulous necklaces on the Chelsea Doll website and, as I don’t have time to order and receive one between now and BritMums Live, I thought I’d have a go at making one myself.
There seems to be a trend at the [...]
A while ago Molly Moo published a picture of the most fabulous Papier-mâché Hen that she had made at her Papier-mâché course. This precipitated a Hen Craft Challenge which I agreed to take part in, although frankly I was never going to match up to Her Craftyness’s high standards.
I used a cereal packet to do [...]
This winter I wanted to make something pretty but very simple, that I could give to my mother and mother-in-law for Christmas. To make these little ring bowls, you will need:
air drying clay
doily of piece of lace
Mod Podge (or clear varnish)
We were very lucky to be introduced to Hama Beads recently. We’ve made dogs and princesses and pumpkins but wanted to branch out a little. Diwali fills the post-Halloween Pumpkinfest void perfectly, so it seemed a good idea to use the melting beads to make Diwas. LBG really enjoyed making our saltdough Diwas last year.
You know how it is: you see an idea for milk glass using spray paint on one site,
Source: homespunwithlove.blogspot.com via Jennifer on Pinterest
then a post on how to colour glass using Mod Podge on another site
Source: creativelittledaisy.typepad.com via Ashley on Pinterest
I’m joining in the Big Fair Bake, which is working this year with Tots100. This idea is that you bake something using Fairtrade ingredients and use it to spread the Fairtrade message. It’s about getting a fair price for goods at source, rather than exploiting farmers and growers so that we can get things [...]
The key to a theme is the details, according to the book. So I took the idea of Back to School and brain-stormed those things that meant back-to-school to me. I bought a lot of pencils.
I bought a set of cork place-mats in Ikea for £2.50, and cut them to size: just short [...]