This post is an entry into the #MyCustomSign www.smartsign.com blogger challenge As a busy mother-of-two and a full-time student, it’s difficult to fit in a bit of ‘me time’. When I do get chance to unwind, my favourite thing to do is crochet. I tend to spread out my yarn stash when I get stuck in. I… Read More #MyCustomSign – It Must be a Sign!
Confession alert; I am not a ‘Pinterest a mum’. I love arts and crafts, but I never have much of a structured approach to what we’re doing. I usually put a sheet down, get the supplies ready, and then it’s just a free-for-all of gluing, sticking and painting. I love The Works craft supplies, they… Read More Use Arts & Crafts to Calm Your Kids
If you’re looking for some fun things to do with the family, you should definitely think about trying arts and crafts out. You can get creative and have a whole lot of fun with your kids and the whole family. You will encourage your kids to try new things, and they always have a good… Read More Crafts with the Family: Everything You Need to Know
There is often a lot of debate in budget meetings about whether or not Home Economics or Sewing classes are useful parts of a curriculum. Some may say that sewing is a frivolous hobby that no longer has any use in this society. Others may argue that sewing is a useful skill. While it is… Read More Sewing and Learning: Skills Sewing Can Teach Kids
I’m a firm believer of not wasting things and a big advocate for not spending money where you don’t need to. This is why I get my clothes from charity shops, it’s why I make my kids ‘grow into’ things and it’s probably why I’m such a hoarder. When Emma’s cardigan began to look a… Read More Revive Your Old Clothes
You’ve probably guessed it by now, but I love Christmas crafts! When Wynsors approached me to take part in their #CraftsWithWynsors campaign I almost bit their hand off. “YES PLEASE!” I cyber screamed and instantly started daydreaming about what festive things i could legitimately stick googly eyes on. Googly eyes are a staple in crafts for… Read More Keep the Kids Busy this Christmas with #CraftsWithWynsors
The lovely people over at Turtle Mat asked me to join in with their yearly festive challenge. This year the challenge was to create a Christmas stocking from scratch with the items they supply. They sent me a lovely selection of craft supplies including burlap for the main stocking, little robins, lace ribbon, felt, glitter… Read More Christmas Stocking Making with Turtle Mat
October has announced itself with the colder weather, shorter days and crunchy leaves underfoot. For some, this means Christmas is on the way, in our house the countdown to Halloween. So I thought I’d bring you 10 Halloween crafts that are easy to make The lovely people at Viking sent me a bountiful box of craft… Read More 10 Spooktacular Halloween Crafts that are Easy to Make