Archive for the craft Tag

Easter Eggs – #minicreations #creativechallenge

We try not to go too mad with chocolate over Easter, and try to do something a bit different as a gift for grandparents rather than buying a standard egg, particularly because Grandad can’t have chocolate. This year I had a brain wave one day when thinking about what we could make. I’d been meaning to do some papier mache
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Woodland discovery area – #CountryKids

Following on from my post last week about the woodland art activity that we did after one of our many trips to our local National Trust property, Anglesey Abbey, I thouht I’d write a bit more about the woodland discovery area there, because recently Andrew has got very into exploring it. The property has extensive grounds that range from formal
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Woodland art – #CountryKids

A couple of weeks ago on a trip to our local National Trust property, Anglesey Abbey, we ventured all the way into the woodland discovery area at the far end of the extensive gardens. When I go on my own with the boys we don’t always make it that far by the time Andrew has ridden his bike through the
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Craft – #SnapHappyBritMums

I started this project before Andrew was born, so over 2 years ago. It’s a cotton bag with a counted cross-stitch design on the front. One day, maybe not even until the kids have left home (?!), I plan to finish it; it’s actually not far off being finished, but doing craft on my own is something I’ve found very
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Star Christmas cards

There seems to be a bit of a star theme going on on this blog this Christmas! First there were the cupcakes we made for my friend’s sister’s charity fundraising efforts, then Andrew’s nativity play costume, and now these homemade cards. One of my reasons for choosing a star as the shape to feature on the cards was that I wanted to
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Die liebste Überraschung des ‘Liebsten Blogs’ – Danke schön!

The loveliest surprise of the ‘Loveliest Blog’ – thank you! Being a total newbie to this blogging malarkey, I had no idea about blog awards – what they are and how they work. So when I was nominated by fellow mummy blogger LowImpactMama for the Liebster Blog award, I was very surprised, not just that someone had nominated me, but
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