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DIY Photo Frame To Do List

My 9 year old likes to write her school morning routine down, so I repurposed an old photo frame into a wipe clean to do list for her bedroom. It was incredibly simple to make, and I have made it simpler by creating a free A4 printable of our template for you to download. GetContinue reading “DIY Photo Frame To Do List”

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Make Your Own Card Cake Toppers

My son has just turned 2, and as we were in lockdown, we wanted to get him a Mickey Mouse themed cake. Our local stores didn’t have any, so we turned to Ebay and Amazon. Oh my word, simple card toppers on cocktail sticks are stupid prices. There was no way I was paying forContinue reading “Make Your Own Card Cake Toppers”

Free Colouring Sheet Printable Sites

My children love to colour. I source my sheets online and print them at home. I can find specific colouring sheets for special events such as Easter or birthdays etc, and images that are suitable for different ages. I thought I would write a post and link the sites I use for free colouring printablesContinue reading “Free Colouring Sheet Printable Sites”

Pressed Flower Gift Idea

Did you catch my post on how I press flowers? If not, you can head over via this link: Pressing Flowers Today, I want to show you one of the lovely gift ideas we made from them. This gift cost us nothing, but if you want to frame your gift it will only cost youContinue reading “Pressed Flower Gift Idea”

Simple Way to Press Flowers

My kids and I have been having great fun making crafts outs of pressed flowers. I will be sharing these crafts with you in the very near future, but first, I wanted to share the actual pressing process we use. It is so simple, you don’t need to order any fancy equipment. I just usedContinue reading “Simple Way to Press Flowers”

Box of Wishes

The last few days, my 9 year old daughter has been a little down in the dumps. The social distancing has really started to dawn on her and she is missing friends and family, and just the little things we usually take for granted. She told me she wishes a friend could come for teaContinue reading “Box of Wishes”

DIY Recycled Desk Tidy

In this post, I am going to show you how to make a funky, practical desk tidy out of toilet paper tubes and plastic lids. It really is simple to create a useful item to store your pens and paper clips etc. This is especially handy for kid’s desks and encourages tidiness. What you willContinue reading “DIY Recycled Desk Tidy”

Save & Make Money by Upcycling Furniture & Home Decor

The word upcycling can scare some people, especially those who are not very DIY minded, but you can save money (and even make money) by choosing simple upcycle projects. You don’t need to be wielding power tools to give something a new lease of life. Simple Upcycle Project Ideas Sand and paint a piece ofContinue reading “Save & Make Money by Upcycling Furniture & Home Decor”

D.I.Y Dog Toy

My Nan has a Bichon Frise who bites and tears through toys like paper. Buying replacements ends up costing a small fortune, and all that one use plastic and stuffing is not good for the environment. I have seen many of these dog toys online and thought I’d give it a go. The result wasContinue reading “D.I.Y Dog Toy”

Bonfire Night Craft for Kids

The 5th of November is Bonfire Night (Guy Fawkes Night) in the UK. We celebrate with organised firework displays, and this upcoming event spurred me to post a fun, frugal craft idea to get your kids in the spirit. Cupcake Case Fireworks What you will need: Cupcake cases Paper Scissors Glue Pens and crayons Directions:Continue reading “Bonfire Night Craft for Kids”