Norman The Slug Costume World Book Day Costume

Norman The Slug World Book Day Costume

Norman The Slug With The Silly Shell has been a firm favourite in this house for a few years. Written by Sue Hendra this fun story line (Norman wants to more than just an ordinary slug) and wonderful bright graphics make this a gorgeous book to read. So when it came to … Continue reading

Metal Bottle Top Spring Flowers

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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

Cardboard TubeTorus

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So how do you bend a card board tube easily … I have discovered that the simple card board tuber makes the most fantastic ‘Torus’ shape (imagine a hollow ring doughnut). Have a look at wikipedia if you want a bit more information. It’s very easy to make (you can make them … Continue reading

Plastic Bottle Top Spring Flowers

Bottle Top Spring Flower

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Spring is definitely in the air and these Plastic Bottle Top Spring Flowers are perfect for bringing some everlasting Spring colour not the house. They look amazing and are actually really quite simple to make.   You need … Plastic bottle tops (these are from milk cartons, glitter, tissue paper circles, 30 cm pipe … Continue reading

Upcycle Old Woolen Tights Into Fingerless Gloves

Fingerless Gloves

My girls are constantly ruining their school tights so I decided there must be something useful we could make them into and came up with these fantastic fingerless gloves. This is a great up-cycling project and requires only a small bit of sewing. The best tights are thick winter woolen tights with Lycra in them. 1. … Continue reading

Jubilee ‘Crown’ T-Shirt

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How about this for a cool ‘Crown’ T-shirt to make for yourself or the kids. I’ve made it to wear over the upcoming Diamond Jubilee celebrations this weekend but it could be worn for any occasion and the design is very unisex. All you need is a plain white t-shirt, … Continue reading