Category Archives: Craft Projects

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Feed The Birds – DIY Garden Bird Feeder Ideas

I love watching the birds on our homemade feeders through the kitchen window. We have lots of visitors at the moment to our yogurt pot and pudding bowl creations. I’d love to add some more throughout the garden and so … Continue reading

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Tips For Upcycling Pallets From Simon’s Shed

If you search for ideas on wood making, you’ll come across many that tell you how to replicate the “old” wood effect from new wood. And this makes me inwardly smile because I spend my time making old wood look … Continue reading

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Spooky Hand Print Top – Kids Crafts For Halloween

A very quick and simple way to upcycle an old top for Halloween.

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Sock Puppets – Kids Crafts For Halloween

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The kids love this old favourite and there is never a shortage of odd socks here! My ten year old made this witch puppet from one of her odd socks and a few bits from the craft cupboard. All held … Continue reading

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Web Wall Art – Kids Crafts For Halloween

Use yarn oddments and an old frame to create web wall art. This is such a simple make based on our garden web project Try using a black frame with white yarn or string for a more realistic affect.

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Hole punched magazine collage rainbow wall art

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I am really enjoying writing projects for my upcoming eBooks and workshops. I thought I’d share with you one of my favourite step-by-step projects from those I will be including.

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Hook A Log – Eco Craft Projects For Kids

This has been a a hit with our kids (& the adults!) this summer. A nice quick and simple make that has resulted in hours of fun.

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Handmade Party Ideas – Paper Mache Butterfly Pinata

You may remember the Easter egg pinata we made from upcycled magazines See Project This has since become a bit of a family tradition and has been reimagined several times now. My nieces request for a butterfly pinata being the most … Continue reading

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How to make a rag wreath – Upcycled Christmas Crafts

We decided to go for a rag wreath this Christmas to give a festive upcycled welcome to our visitors! We may even make some rag bunting to match if we can find time. We found this to be quite a … Continue reading

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Christmas Wreath From Foraged Foliage

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We love a traditional festive wreath to decorate our front door, this one is from a couple of years ago but we will soon be making the annual trip to the local woods to gather this years materials.

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