Make a Loopy Flower Bow

ribbon rosette

My Little Miss has started Physie (short for Physical Culture) this year and went to her first meet a couple of weeks ago. Not long after that Think Bowtique became a sponsor here at The Crafty Mummy blog and offered to send me some ribbon to play with. “Perfect!”, I thought. I’ll make something to go […]

Cricut Explore – do I need one?

cricut explore

So I got this email the other day about the Cricut Explore and it got me thinking – probably thinking too hard! “Do I need one of these?” “Would I really use it?” “Would it actually cost me even more money in extras to make it work well?” These are just some of my questions! […]

How to Make Shabby Chic Flowers

Fabric Shabby Chic Flower Corsage handmade

Today I’m so pleased to welcome Renee from About The Garden. When Renee told me she had made lots of the pretties for her own wedding and wanted to share, I just couldn’t resist! Here is all about how she made her fabric flowers. I decided from the start, that my wedding was going to […]

Kids: Lego Marble Run

build a lego marble run

Another fun school holiday craft at our house was this Lego Marble Run! It is like a maze for a marble to roll through. To move the marble, you hold the tray and gently tilt it back and forth so that the marble rolls. It can be quite tricky to get it in the right […]

Kids Games Craft: Catapults

Craft Stick Catapult

The coolest craft we created at Kids Games last week was a catapult from paddle pop sticks. When I was planning the craft activities, I spent some time looking at all the craft supplies that had been gathered over the years in the cupboard allocated to Kids Games. There were at least 3000 paddle-pop sticks […]

Kids Games Craft: Joseph’s Coat

gingerbread joseph 4

It is school holidays here and I’m helping out with Kids Games, a holiday program at our church. I’m in charge of organising craft for the kids to make each day – FUN!! Across the five days the kids are talking about the story of Joseph from the Bible. If you’re not a big Bible […]

Four for Friday – Kid Stuff

four for friday kids

We’re about to start school holidays here in Australia and I know there are Summer holidays in the U.S. so it seemed that “Kid Stuff” was the perfect theme for today’s Four for Friday. Click on the pictures or the titles to see the original posts with all the details, or find more ideas for […]