Egg Box Fairy Tale Shoes

Egg Box Fairy Tale Shoes

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These cute Fairy Tale Shoes are made from papier-mache layers over egg box forms (egg cartons) … seriously! They are a bit fiddly so not really suitable for young children although they can have fun decorating pre-made shoes. The key to making them is selecting the right egg box (egg carton). You … Continue reading

Simply Stylish Wool Heart Wreath Decorations

Yarn Heart Wreath

I love these simple Heart Wreath decorations. All you need are some card scraps (I used old packing boxes) and some cheap wool/yarn. Draw out a heart shape on your card and then cut out the center leaving about 1cm heart outline. I find it easiest to fold the heart in … Continue reading

Three Beautiful Types Of Dragonfly Craft

The girls each had a go at a different Dragonfly Craft to help raise money for a local charity ‘Dragonflies’. Dragonflies is a bereavement charity who supports children and their families who have lost someone close to them. They asked the school children to create a painting, drawing or collage of … Continue reading

Cute Autumnal Woodland Animal Craft

Woodland Animal craft badger, fox, mouse

I love how cute this seasonal woodland animal craft turned out and it’s made using old cereal box card. It’s makes most delightful wall hanging and the eyes make us laugh every time we walk past as they’re always looking at us. For The Woodland Animal Craft You Will Need Empty cereal boxes, … Continue reading

Craft From Household Rubbish

Box Upcycling

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As you may (or may not) know I take part in regular weekly craft hangouts organised by the lovely RedTedArt. This week was slightly different and I was lucky enough to join some other craft bloggers in a craft hangout for Netmums organised by RedTedArt. The task was to take … Continue reading

Country Meadow Diorama / Story Box

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Diorama (story boxes) are one of my favourite crafts to do with my girls along with collage. Introducing children to mixed media art work is fantastic for helping develop their creativity which can only be a good thing. These Country Meadow Story boxes were made a few years ago by … Continue reading

Shoe Box Shelves For Collectibles

Shoe Box Storage Shelves

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These shoe box shelves are great for displaying children’s Moshi Monster Collections and what’s great about them is that they’re made out of a shoe box … really!!! You can use any size shoe box (children’s or adults). The thing to bear in mind is that the size of the shelf … Continue reading

Upcycle a Cardboard Box into…

Cardboard Town House

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Everyone loves to play with a cardboard box. It’s a well known fact that children get enormous pleasure playing with and up-cycling cardboard boxes into wonderful flying machines, vehicles, buildings, monsters etc Fellowes recently commissioned British artist, Chris Gilmour, to have a play with some of their flat pack boxes. … 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