Arts & Crafts: Marbling

I have always loved the effects created by marbling, I can remember doing it at infant school to go on the front of a scrapbook, I am pretty sure at the time we used inks in water. I have had a go myself at a couple of techniques with my kids. We have tried the…

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Arts & Crafts Round-up: How to crochet

Oh how I wish I could crochet! It is not through lack of trying, I have watched tutorials on YouTube but have never got passed the basic chain stitch. I have friends who are brilliant at it and have offered to teach me and I think I’ll have to take them up on that offer.…

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Arts & Crafts Round-up: Nature crafts

We’ve reached that time of year where the weather, fingers crossed, seems to be improving and hopefully we’ll all get to spend a bit more time in the great outdoors. It got me thinking about what sort of activities I could do with my kids whilst we’re outside, so I started searching for some nature…

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Arts & Crafts Round-up: Easter crafts

Ahhh Easter with your chocolate eggs, chicks and bunnies – no wonder the kids look forward to celebrating you. With Easter falling early this year (April 1) and half term looming I have been gathering some brilliant crafts from some equally brilliant bloggers to help inspire you and hopefully keep the small ones entertained for…

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Arts & Crafts Round-up: Mother’s Day crafts

Well I don’t know about you all – but I’m looking forward to Spring? It’s been mighty cold here – daffodils and crocuses are starting to bring some much needed colour outdoors. I could certainly do with a bit of sunshine. With Mother’s Day approaching us I thought it would be nice to share some…

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Arts & Crafts Round-up : Bring winter indoors with these adorable winter crafts

We were lucky when my girls were young and seemed to get a few weeks of snow every winter, but over the last few years snow has been sadly lacking. That hasn’t stopped us from keeping our fingers crossed and even though Spring is just around the corner, we’re still hoping that a last minute flurry of…

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