Cards are an extortionate price, aren’t they? I picked one up recently, quite plain, quite small, looked at the code…looked at the price list…..double checked, triple checked. Not a mistake; €6 for a small square card!!! Now, more often than not we do make cards, it’s a great activity to do with the children and a… Continue reading Valentines Day Cards
All of us have been unwell the last few weeks and now as they start to get better, but aren’t quite well enough to go back to playschool and school, the children are feeling a little fed up. So with that in mind, we thought a little crafting was in order and so, up we… Continue reading Valentine’s Clay Hearts
This post is completely inspired by two of my very lovely friends who have been making these with their own daughters; so thank you Olivia & Marguerite! These decorations are simple to make, extremely pretty and, I think, make a beautiful, personal gift from children. What you need: 1 Cup/225g Bread Soda 1/2 Cup/55g Cornflour 3/4… Continue reading Festive Clay Ornaments
Monday morning. Rubbish night with the Cuddlemonster. Not like him, so blame the moon. I have a woeful headache, strong painkillers consumed. I’ll be grand. Usual Monday morning antics in our house. Middle child is looking sheepish. Turns out he ‘forgot’ to have his shower last night. It’s 8.35. Go now and be quick! The… Continue reading WTF Was I Thinking Suggesting Crafts on a Monday?!
It’s no secret our littlest girl is mad about fairies, she is fairly certain she is a real life Fairy. And what do real life Fairies need? Real life wands of course! Here are some instructions for a super simple Fairy Dust Wand, that will leave a sprinkle of magic wherever it is taken. What… Continue reading Fairy Wand