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Diamond Painting – Another New Hobby

Diamond painting

I stumbled across diamond painting on eBay while looking for some cross stitch kits. I’d never heard of it before and wasn’t exactly sure what it meant when diamond painting cross stitch! Cross Stitch YouTube showed me exactly what it was and I was intrigued. I’ve not done any cross stitch for a while and only…

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Autumn Crafts Older Kids

autumn crafts

Autumn Crafts Kaycee and Ella love to spend time crafting so with the nights drawing in I thought they’d like some ideas of things to make for autumn. Ella especially likes candles so with this in mind, I found a couple of crafts using candles. Last year she made some Halloween luminary jars and gave…

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Miniature Craft Kits – My New Hobby

miniature craft kits

Miniature Craft Kits   A few weeks ago I browsing Facebook when I saw a link to some Box Theatre Kits on Amazon. I’d never heard of them but I fell in love with them. They’re little tins with miniature scenes inside. I headed over to Amazon and ordered 3 different designs! Ant said I…

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Rock Painting & Daisy Made Ice Cream

rock painting

Daisy Made Ice Cream I think I can speak for us all when I say we love Daisy Made ice cream. They have different flavours every time we go and it’s always hard to choose 🙂 Daisy Made makes it on to every bucket list we make and it wouldn’t be the summer holidays without…

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We’ve Been Tie-Dying Some T-Shirts

tie-dying t-shirts

Tie-Dying T-Shirts   Ella’s friend came to play and Ella invited her to tie-dye some t-shirts with us. It was one of our summer bucket list items. I’d bought a bright pink and a purple dye from eBay and some packs of t-shirts from Asda. The dyes were just £4 a pack and the t-shirts were…

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Let It Snow Scrabble Ornament #24XmasCrafts

Let it snow scrabble Christmas tree ornament craft tutorial

Let It Snow Scrabble Ornament   I can’t believe it’s Christmas Eve already! For our final #24XmasCraft advent tutorial, we made a Let It Snow tree ornament using Scrabble tiles. You will need: Scrabble tiles Card or stiff paper with a Christmas design printed on one side (not pictured) Fake snow Ribbon Glue – I…

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Paper Plate Angel #24XmasCrafts

Paper plate angel Christmas decoration tutorial

Paper Plate Angel   Here’s our penultimate Christmas craft tutorial and we’re going to be making paper plate angels. It’s another easy craft for little hands 🙂 You will need: A paper plate Scissors Glue Card for the hair and face A silver pipe cleaner Glitter glue Sticky tape Cut a triangle piece out of…

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Paper Star Chain #24XmasCrafts

Paper Star Chain We love all things glittery and this paper star chain is no exception. It’s very easy to make and looks pretty when hanging on the wall or door. You will need: Paper String A pencil A mug Glue Glitter Sticky tape Draw around the mug on a piece of paper and cut…

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Candy Cane Reindeer #24XmasCrafts

Candy Cane Reindeer Craft Tutorial

Candy Cane Reindeer Kaycee loved making these sweet candy cane reindeer. They don’t take very long and are another cheap and easy gift idea for school friends 🙂 You will need: A candy cane 2 googly eyes A pipe cleaner A pencil Glue A sparkly pom pom   Fold the pipe cleaner in half to…

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Cinnamon Dough Tree Ornaments #24XmasCrafts

Cinnamon dough Christmas tree ornaments

Cinnamon Dough Tree Ornaments   These no-bake cinnamon dough tree ornaments smell lovely and dry a nice light brown colour. You can leave them as they are or paint them. You will need: 1 cups of plain flour Half a cup of salt Half a cup (approx 40g) of cinnamon 3/4 cup of water Rolling…

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