Paper Doll Printables

paper dolls

Little girls love paper dolls! With a little girl sick in bed here today I went looking for something to keep her amused. These are the gorgeous printables I found. Click on the pictures to go to the original sites and download. Aren’t they gorgeous? I hope you enjoy them too.

Paper Flowers

Until recently my blog design included these paper flowers. I originally wrote about them in this blog post a long, long time ago! Last week I came a cross a couple of variations on these flowers  and thought I’d share them with you. Mandi Being Crafty created these cute topiaries. They use much the same […]

Laptop Computer by Little Miss

Little Miss is desperate for a computer. A laptop like Mummy’s. But she’s only 7 so that’s not happening any day soon. What to do? Make your own! Isn’t she clever?! Two shoebox lids, some black paint, a print out of a keyboard and finished with a special logo on the lid. To find a […]

Special Stars

origami stars

Someone very special is turning 40 this week so I wanted to make them something special. These little stars start as a strip of paper with a special message on each one. Then I used this video to learn how to fold them (although I remember making these in high school with the perforated edges […]

Crafty Advent Calendars…

Do you have an Advent Calendar for your family? A special calendar where you count down from the  beginning of December to Christmas? We have a wooden one with little doors all around the edge  and a magnetic scene in the middle. In each box there is a magnet to create the picture -  animals, […]

Tissue Paper Pom-poms

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When the football grand final was on last weekend Little Miss wanted to be a cheerleader. Of course, she needed pom-poms. Luckily I had some tissue paper to make some on the spot. I took a couple of sheets and folded them lengthways into a long narrow strip about 3cm wide. Then I folded it in half […]

Daddy Craft… Mailbox

Daddy also did some craft with Little Miss. They made an old box into a mailbox. You can see the special artwork on the top. Now if Mummy would just remember to slip mail in there so Little Miss would get some letters…