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 [...]
I had such a thrill in June when Turnaround Publishing asked if I would like to review a couple of books. I love books. And these book are great. The Book of Doing has definitely spurred me to do a little more in every day that is just for me, no matter how small. Creativity [...]
I have been known to post recipes-so-simple-they-don’t-need-a-recipe. This post is like that, only with craft. You need:
1. a plate
2. a candlestick
3. a glue gun
Stick 2 to the base of 1 with 3. Spray paint if needed. <I Put the instructions in bold so you didn’t blink and miss them.
…specifically the logo of the Great British Sporting Event. Did you know that this will be the first time that the same essential logo is to be used for both the Olympic and Paralympic games? Nor me. I love Wikipedia! It would have been helpful if someone had pointed out to me slightly earlier that the logo is [...]