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
This Paper Plate Rainbow Garden Collage is a great example of why I love using paper plates for collage projects. Their strong composition means you can pile on lots of different materials and the round shape perfectly frames the finished creation. I made this with one of my daughters about five years ago and it’s … 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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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