I love the variety of flowers you can get in the shop at this time of year which means I have small bunches of flowers all over my house. The colours, scent and texture combined with the extra daylight really inspire us as a family to get creative. And it seems the same happens … 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 thought I’d share these fun DIY Flower Shoes I made for my girls way before I started blogging. They had a ‘Mad Shoe’ day at nursery so I grabbed some croc style shoes and set to work creating three little flower gardens shoe sets. Using mainly paper flowers, buttons, pipe cleaners, gems … Continue reading
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This rather wonderful Native American Small World Play set was part of my eldests home work this week. This term her class have been studying a bit of American history centered around Native Americans and the Pioneers. She’s was very taken with the Native American culture they touched on and wanted to make … Continue reading
These adorable Pipe Cleaner Dancing Princesses are so simple to make. Not only do they make the most adorable decorations but they are also the perfect puppet/doll for imaginary play. My girls love using them to act out stories and plays. There’s something wonderfully tactile about them. The simple elegance and … Continue reading
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We had some fantastic Seaside Crafts linked up and I’ve chosen the following as my favourites. I love the SeaSide In A Jar by Me And My Shadow. Such a beautiful way to capture the essence of holidays and to display all the treasures you find. Duvet Day At the Beach by Family Days … Continue reading
I have a real soft spot for cotton pipe cleaners as a crafting material. Their soft bobbly texture really adds something quite special to crafts and at times looks as if the finished piece had been knitted or crocheted. These gorgeous pipe cleaner daffodils embody that soft warm woollen quality … Continue reading
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One of the things I like to do is with felt flowers, pin wheels and swirls is to decorate presents and gifts with them. They’re quick and easy to make and are great for using up remnant scraps of material. Most felt flowers are suitable you just work around the type of scrap you … Continue reading
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The few days of sunshine is having an effect on me and I’ve been making flowers again but this time using metal bottle tops. These were briefly shown on the Bottle Top Hangout a while back and are very similar to the Plastic Bottle Top Flowers I have previously blogged … Continue reading