This magical sea shell craft is a great way to use up some of the shells collected from your beach travels and will delight your little Mermaids and Fairies. We head to the beach all year round and always come back with hands full of sea shell booty collected from the shore … Continue reading
When my daughters were given some creative homework to do based on the book Oliver And The Sea Wigs (Amazon UK, Amazon US), Ra chose to create this beautiful Mermaid Collage. We covered a canvas with a mix of blue and green water based paint (ready mix and poster paint). I’m teaching … Continue reading
The sun has got his hat on and these cute little dried flower birds are coming out to play! I pressed some Germini flowers a few days a go using a microwave oven flower press and couldn’t resist having some fun making this round fluffy bird (if you want to … Continue reading
I remember the excitement of pressing flowers as a child … I also remember how long it took! When I was young we would pick our flowers lay them carefully between some blotting paper (oh yes I’m that old), place the blotting paper between some newspaper and put the newspaper inside … Continue reading
Add some warm soft light to you interiors by making these beautiful glitter seashell candles out of scallop shells. The large shell with it’s warm colouring make the scallop shell the perfect vessel for homemade candles. Plus it holds enough candle wax to easily last through an evening or more. I like to stick … Continue reading
Grab yourself some sticks, yarn and cardboard, glue gun and make this wonderful Yarn Craft Teepee, Tea Light Holder. They are beautiful as decorations, table lights, festival accessories or just to play with. Please note you need to use battery operated tea lights not candles. Flames, twins and wool don’t work well … Continue reading
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I’m super excited as this months #GetYourCraftOn theme is Crafts With Feathers and I’m hosting it. It can be any type of craft (baking is allowed) and any type of feather so don’t worry if you haven’t got a real feather … paper, fabric, painted feathers etc are all just as … Continue reading
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February ‘the month of love‘ is upon us and I’ve decided to spread a little love and happiness around me by making some Heart Pebbles, Heart Stones and Love Rocks to leave in random places for strangers to find, keep or even pass on to others. I grabbed a pile … Continue reading
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Having seen how wonderful helicopter (Sycamore) seeds look when painted I just had to get the glitter out and make some beautiful helicopter seed decorations for my Christmas tree. I couldn’t have imagined a better pairing. The sycamore seeds look simply stunning against the lush green of a real … Continue reading
The simple yet beautiful helicopter seed, also known as sycamore seed. A great nature toy for generations of children, wonderfully tactile to touch, beautiful to look at and rather lovely to craft with. Apply a thin coat of metallic pearl paint to highlight the wing texture of each helicopter seed, leaving … Continue reading