Fimo Bunnies for Easter: a how-to tutorial

Posted under Easter, Spring

5Apr
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Fimo Bunnies for Easter or Spring decorations If you are looking for a sweet but simple craft for Easter or springtime, why not try making your own fimo bunnies? They are just perfect for a tiny surprise gift on Easter morning, and small enough to pop in the post for a letterbox surprise for a friend too. They’d be great…

How to Make a Mini Terrarium Christmas Ornament

Posted under Christmas

26Nov
how to make a mini terrarium

How to make a Mini Terrarium Christmas Ornament Oh my! Too cute. Project 26 of 30 Days of Christmas Crafting. I bought a bunch of little glass terrarium-like jars from our local variety store a while ago and I’ve been pondering just what I might put inside them. Then a few weeks ago, I had a golden drop moment. A Christmas…

How to Make Santa’s Magic Key

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25Nov
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How to Make Santa’s Magic Key and Felt Key Cover Project 25 of 30 Days of Christmas Crafting.   We live in a house without a fireplace or chimney or mantlepiece. I’d bet there are probably a lot of families in the same boat. So this poses a perplexing question… how DOES Santa get in?   It is one thing…

How to Make An Angel Christmas Ornament for the Tree

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22Nov
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How to make an Angel Christmas Ornament using FIMO Project 22 of 30 Days of Christmas Crafting. Last month, during the 30 Days of Sweet Handmade Dolls series, I made an angel out of painted paper. This angel was a take on a paper angel I learned to make years and years ago. An oldie but a goodie. With this…

Easy Christmas Crafts For Kids To Make: Beewax Pine Cone Christmas Trees

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4Nov
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Easy Christmas Crafts For Kids To Make: Beewax Pine Cone Christmas Trees Project 4 of 30 Days of Christmas Crafting.   I LOVE rainbows. I once read somewhere about two types of mothers, and one was called the ‘Creative Rainbow’ mother. I claimed the title instantly. So when it comes to Christmas decorating, I definitely need a rainbow or two,…

How To Make A Ballerina Peg Doll With FIMO Hair

Posted under Dolls

9Sep
how to make a ballerina peg doll with fimo hair

30 Days of Dolls: How To Make A Ballerina Peg Doll With FIMO Hair No. 9: A second version of a peg doll  Brought to you by STAEDTLER I like peg dolls because there are so many ways you can make them.  Yesterday, I showed you one I made for my niece Alice. That one wore a felt dress sewed…

What To Make With Pinecones: Preschool Activities

Posted under Nature and Animal Crafts

25Aug
What To Make With Pinecones

Project #25: What to make with pinecones Meet Mr Pine Cone Gnome, the perfect preschool activity Time: 20 minutes maximum Difficulty: Hardest part is finding the pine cone!   Down by the river, there is a row of tall pine trees. I went down there looking for some pine cones but there wasn’t a single one. (I’m thinking that there may…

How to make white clay personalised Christmas star decorations

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15Dec

Inspired by the many ceramic stars I have been coveting (and purchasing!) this year, I wanted to make my own version for children I love. Wouldn’t you love to make some for your precious children too? All you need is a 500 gram packet of air dry clay in white colour, a set of alphabet letters, a stamp pad and…