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Upcycle Style: Suitcase Dollhouse for Samsonite’s Suitcase Amnesty

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Sponsored by Nuffnang What can you do with an old suitcase? That’s the question that Samsonite wants us all to think about. If you have old suitcases collecting dust in the shed or under the bed, it’s time to dust them off and enter the Samsonite Suitcase Amnesty. It’s time to get repurposing and upcycling to turn those old cases…

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How To: Sensory Play Coloured Rice Tray

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Sensory play is a valuable part of early childhood development, not only is it fun, but it helps develop fine motor skills and creativity. Emma has been a little unfocused and disruptive at school lately, so her teacher suggested we try some more sensory play activities at home to help her calm her behavior and help her focus. A tray…

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How To: Needle Felted Fruit – Pear

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The last in the series of Needle Felted Fruit for pretend play. I’ve shown you how to make a Needle Felted Kiwi Fruit where you also learned how to blend fibers with a carding brush, and a Needle Felted Strawberry. Today we will use a slightly different method and materials to create this pear and save on wool roving. Curious?

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How To: Needle Felted Fruit – Kiwi

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Emma loves playing with pretend food, so I thought I would add some felted fruit to her collection. She loved when I surprise her with little gifts, what kids doesn’t? Although I’m sure she’d prefer a My Little Pony if she knew they existed. Today I’ll show you how I made this kiwi fruit, and also how to use carding…

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