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
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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
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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
My girls are constantly drawing little images and leaving notes as they practice their drawing and writing skills. I find them in my bag, under my pillow, on the floor, stuffed in their desk. They are so cute I wanted to have a way of storing them and having them … Continue reading
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
I love the way this simple Egg Box (Carton) Halloween Bunting turned out. It’s so simple and effective and definitely one for the kids to help with or even do by themselves. To Make The Ghost And Bat Garland You Will Need Three egg boxes, some black and white paint, … Continue reading
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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
This papier mache volcano was so much fun to make and it’s still going strong nearly 5 years later. It’s been played with loads and taken into school for topic work a few times by all three of my girls. The best part is it’s made from your garbage. It’s great … Continue reading