Category Archives: Art and Craft Ideas

Fun Skeletons

The kids don’t know much about The Day of the Dead but they did have a childhood storybook which they loved –Funnybones: A Bone Rattling Collection – and ever since then whenever they have seen Day of the Dead colouring … Continue reading

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Birthday Colouring Cards

It is that time of the year again where a number of our family members have birthdays coming up which means cards.  My son recently decided that he likes drawing so he has been creating some rather interesting cards himself … Continue reading

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Tin foil Viking Longship Art

The kids have been so deep in Viking literature that it is not  surprising that it has spilled over into other areas as well.  They wanted to make another Viking Longship picture but they also wanted to make more of … Continue reading

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Decoupage Crafty Cats

We love doing arty projects but I must admit I have a few favourites and they tend to be mostly paint based.  I have never been big into decoupage – I don’t like the glue (yip exactly where my kids … Continue reading

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More dimensional / black glue pictures

Over the years I have noticed the kids and I seem to find arty activities that we enjoy and then we tend to do various versions of them on repeat.  When the kids were younger it was often collages – … Continue reading

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STABILO Woody pencils Giveaway AGAIN

In April I ran a giveaway for a set of STABILO Woody 3-in-1 pencils and STABILO have since contacted me and asked if I would like to give away 2 more sets of the pencils to my readers.  Since we … Continue reading

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Butterfly suncatchers

Last weekend we released our butterflies from their Insect Lore Butterfly Garden and as exciting as the whole thing was my daughter said she has missed having the butterflies in the house.  So we thought we would turn our sliding … Continue reading

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