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How to make mini succulent planters

Polymer Clay Mini Planters

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I’ve been propagating baby succulents from the plants in my garden and thought it would be fun to make little mini planters to display them in. If you’ve never propagated succulents you can find some easy instructions here. I had a little bit of polymer clay leftover from a couple of projects in my soon to be released craft book,…

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folding paper dollhouse

Papercraft: Folding Paper Dollhouse

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There is a marvellous world of dollhouses out there. Some are elaborate with many fine details, right down to the plumbing and electric lighting. Some are factory plastic production runs. Others are homemade and easily put together with nothing more than a couple of tissue boxes or even Lego. All dollhouses are beautiful in their own right. The beauty lies…

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Kids Craft: Pom Pom Pineapple

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Ok, I admit it – I’m a little pineapple obsessed. Even though it might be winter here as I create this fruity tutorial, I am dreaming of warm summer days and big bowls of fresh fruit salad. Besides being a lovely reminder of summer days this little project is a great craft activity for the school holidays and super easy…

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Kids Craft- DIY soft toy

Kids Craft: DIY Soft Toy

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Here’s a fun and easy project that you can make together with your kids, DIY Soft Toys. They will love creating their own unique designs for themselves or as a special gift to a friend. Even with basic sewing skills these stuffed toys are easy to make. Sadly I accidentally deleted the step-by-step photos, but hopefully the instructions are clear…

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How to make a Kokedama Hanging Plant

How to Make a Kokedama Hanging Plant

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If you’ve fallen for the growing indoor plant trend, here is a fun little project that will add even more greenery to your home – How to make a Kokedama Hanging Plant. “What’s a Kokedama?” you ask. Good question. Kokedama literally translates to ‘moss ball’ in Japanese, it’s an alternative way to grow indoor or outdoor plants without a pot….

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