Celebrating 400 years since William Shakespeare
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When I was at school I remember having to read William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. It is the only book I have read of Shakespeare and I really loved it. I remember after reading dreaming out if I had someone I loved and our parents kept us apart and just how romantic it all was. It did take me a …
Step by Step Guide on How to Create a Floral Crown
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  Did you know that floral crowns are making a comeback? Floral crowns tend to be associated with folk music and hippies from the 60’s, but they are so beautiful and easy to make that they have never really gone out of fashion. As you can imagine, flowers, bouquets and floral arrangements are essential for weddings and this is where …
Craft Studio Books – 20 Creative Products in Each One
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    Thames & Hudson have just released a new series of books : The Craft Studio. The first four book came out in the shops yesterday. The first 4 titles are : Stamping & Printing – personalise items with home-made stamps and with various printing techniques Brooches – make original and sophisticated brooches Tote Bags – create and custom tote …
Recreating Sunflowers by Vincent Van Gogh with Galt
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Me and my kids was recently asked if we would like to recreate our own version of  ‘Sunflowers’ by Vincent Van Gogh. We was sent out some felt tips and art jar from Galt The art jar was very impressive and there was loads of fun stuff in it We printed the sunflowers template out and got to work making …
DIY Cupcake Stand
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Happy Monday again, everyone! It’s Dani, hopping on over from Busy Mom’s Helper. I’ve got an uber awesome tutorial for your today…. a DIY Cupcake Stand! I love cute cupcakes, don’t you? One thing that can really destroy an adorable cupcake, though….the cupcake stand! I hate how expensive they are, though. So we made our own! Super easy, super budget-friendly, …
How to Make a Peter Pan Collar {guest Post}
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Hi, What’s up all you Serenity You fans! Today on this guest post, I decided to show you guys how to make my FAVOURITE accessory. Peter Pan Collars look so good I just love them. If you don’t know what Peter Pan Collars are I’ll show you a picture. The Picture: This is from Dolly Bow Bow. I’m going to be showing …
20 Easter Ideas!!!
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Easter is on it’s way and today I thought I would share with you 20 Easter ideas that I have found that I think would be perfect to try out. From Easter Baskets to Easter Cakes and Easter Egg Button Art to really fun and cute Easter bunny hats. Come take a look and let me know what you like …
14 Valentine’s Crafts
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Valentine’s heart to love wreath from Two Succulent Sisters Sweetheart Glitter Cottage from Sew Can Do Valentine Topiary from The NY Melrose Family Flower Heart Wreath from Bliss Bloom Blog Love Letters Art from One Tough Mom Paper Heart Valentines Wreath from Delicate Construction DIY Valentine Art from Sew Fantastic Valentine Heart Candle from Crafty Journal Valentine Washi tape Bottles from Vixen Made Valentine Mail Boxes from A Bowl Full …
The Surprising Health Benefits of Arts and Crafts Activities {guest post}
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source The Surprising Health Benefits of Arts and Crafts Activities   Taking part in arts and crafts activities is both rewarding and relaxing. It is challenging but not to the extent that it leaves you mentally exhausted, which makes it perfect for de-stressing. It is therefore unlikely to come as a surprise that it possesses a number of health benefits. …
Yarn Wrapped Hearts
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I’ve already made a few smaller ones of these, but I think the bigger ones look at lot better I simply cut some cardboard into a heart shape and then wrapped pink yarn all the way around until it covers all the cardboard then hot glue the end at the back. These are great for using as home decor. I …
My Handmade Valentines Cards
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Here are a few cards that I made last week for Valentines day To make this pretty and simple Valentine’s Day card is so easy. You just need a plain white card, pretty coloured paper and a small heart punch. Punch out loads of little hearts. I used pink and lilac. Than make a little envelope buy cutting a rectangle …
Mini Love Notes
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Mini Love Notes These are just sooooo cute!! and are so easy to make. All you need is some pink and white paper 13cm x 4.5cm (or you could just use pink card) Simply glue the papers together to make them stronger and fold in half. Punch some small hearts out of white paper and glue to the middle of …
Halloween Notebooks
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I just love Halloween! But I live in the UK, and not many people celabrate it. When i was a kid i used to love going treat or treating with my sister, but often not many people would open their doors. It’s the same now, quite a lot of people see it as begging. But their just a bunch of …