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18th April 2017
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Cat sewing project- Neck pillow – Diy project tutorial

Cat sewing project- Neck pillow – Diy project tutorial Here’s your chance to create this adorable neck rest in the shape of a sleeping cat. Black yarn is used for embroidering the eyes onto the appliqued cat’s head and the neck rest is filled with polyester wadding. Step 1. Print and cut out the template, which you will find below. Draw the template onto the fabric. Include a 1cm seam allowance all the way around each part. NB. Do not include any seam allowance for the applique on the cat’s head. Step 2. Iron vliesofix fabric (or other bonding material) onto the […]
11th April 2017
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Papier-Mâché Easter Bunny project – Decoupage – Diy project tutorial

Papier-Mâché Easter Bunny project – Decoupage – Diy project tutorial Here’s your chance to create this funky Easter bunny project, using decoupage! Step 1. Prime the brown papier-mâché bunny with white craft paint. This results in the slightly transparent decoupage paper appearing as clearly as possible. Leave to dry. Step 2. Tear or cut small pieces of decoupage paper. Use decoupage glue (or another equivalent) for attaching the decoupage paper onto the bunny. Most decoupage glues when watered down help create a smooth top coat. Leave to dry. Step 3. Draw details on the bunny according to your own imagination using 3D Liners […]
4th April 2017
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Chicks and Bunnies from Card – With Template – More Easter Inspiration

Chicks and Bunnies from Card – With Template – More Easter Inspiration With half term on its way, here are a few cute & really simple projects and ideas that are great fun to do with the kids! There is a template at the bottom of the post for you to use Step 1. Print the template which is available below. Cut out all parts of the template and draw them onto card – Draw each part on a different colour card – and cut out. Step 2. Use a glue stick for attaching the parts to each other, making […]
28th March 2017
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Felt case – Diy project tutorial

Felt case – Diy project tutorial A cute felt case, perfect for glasses or phones. Template below. You can always enlarge or shrink the template to create a smaller case Step 1. Print the template which is below. Use the template and cut it out of thick foam. Step 2. Use a stencil on top of the piece of felt and draw patterns according to your own taste. You could even just freestyle some drawings or sayings on there! Use textile markers and feel free to use different colours. Leave to dry.   Step 3. Double over the piece of felt […]
24th March 2017
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A painted decorated Treasure Chest – Mothers day project

A painted decorated Treasure Chest – Mothers day project Another in the Mothers day project series. Another quick but effective gift for Mothers day or if the kids want to make Nanny (or you ;p) something, . Below is the third project, you can find the second one HERE and the first one HERE Today are these cute treasure chests, which are painted and decorated. Why not upcycle an old box? Instead of using rhinestones, why not use any other gems or embellishments you may have. Step 1. Paint the treasure chest (or box) with craft paint and leave to dry. Step 2. Write […]
23rd March 2017
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Bright Frame with wooden discs – Mothers day project

Bright Frame with wooden discs – Mothers day project Following on from yesterdays post, if you still need to make a quick but effective gift for Mothers day or the kids want to make Nanny (or you ;p) something, then over the next couple of days I’ll be sharing some quick Mothers day projects for you. Below is the second one, you can find the first one HERE Today are these bright & vibrant frames, which are decorated with patterned wooden discs. Step 1. Remove the backing and the glass from the frame and paint it all over. Leave to dry. Step 2. Glue […]
22nd March 2017
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Candle holders with Bandanas – Mothers day project

Candle holders with Bandanas – Mothers day project Mothers day is fast approaching, but if you still need to make a quick but effective gift or the kids want to make Nanny (or you ;p) something, then over the next couple of days I’ll be sharing some quick Mothers day projects for you. Today are these candle holders, which are decorated with a fabric waistband cut from a bandana using pinking shears. You could use any offcuts of material you may have (as long as it is large enough to cover the candle holder you are decorating). Why not recycle an old […]
17th March 2017
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Easter Inspiration – Projects and creations for Easter

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