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KIDS CRAFT

Projects that kids can make
Gold Mickey Mouse Personalized Disney Christmas Ornament DIY clay mypoppet.com.au

DIY Mickey Mouse Heirloom Christmas Ornament

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Some of my most special Christmas memories as a child was sitting with my sister and unboxing the christmas decorations every year. I’d love remembering the stories behind each ornament, where we’d bought it or who made it. My mum still has every ornament and when I see them on her tree I feel those magical moments flooding back. When…

DIY CHRISTMAS WREATH KIDS CRAFT

Kids Craft: DIY Christmas Wreath

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A parcel arrived in our mailbox from the crafty peeps at CleverDIY, it was a box full of Christmas craft project supplies. Emma was keen to get making and she chose the door wreath decoration as her first project. She needed very little guidance and the wreath turned out great. If you want to make your own wooden Christmas Wreath…

UPCYCLE, RECYCLE & REFASHION

Do something nice for the planet

PROJECTS THAT INVOLVE FABRIC OR SEWING

Fire up the sewing machine

PROJECTS THAT INVOLVE PAPER

Get those scissors snipping

PROJECTS THAT INVOLVE YARN & WOOL

Dust off those knitting needles

SEASONAL CRAFT

Christmas, Easter, Halloween & more
12 must make valentine's day crafts

12 Must Make Valentine’s Day Craft Projects

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Whether you are into paper craft, sewing, crochet, felting or printing, you are sure to find a fun little DIY to try amongst this Valentine’s Day Craft Project collection. Even if you aren’t romantically inclined, the sweet thing about hearts as a motif is that you can enjoy them all year round. This post contains etsy affiliate links   Needle…

Furniture & Decor Makeovers

Snaz up your digs
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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…

Printable crafts, Posters & colouring pages

Fire up the printer

Bead & Jewellery craft

Make your own unique jewellery and other things with beads
How to make a gingham pattern Jewelry tray from pearler beads mypoppet.com.au

DIY: Gingham Jewellery Tray

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I really love the bold graphic contrast of Black & White gingham fabric, I use it a lot in my sewing projects but thought it would be fun to experiment with how the pattern would translate to other materials. I’ve made these cute and practical jewellery trays from Perler beads inspired by my love of gingham, they are the perfect…

watermelon and pineapple keyring with key chain craft DIY easy

DIY Gift Idea: Fun Fruit Keyrings

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Christmas hasn’t even arrived and I’m all ready day dreaming about summer holidays. Whilst our northern hemisphere friends are rugging up and preparing for a snowy Christmas, down here in OZ we will be cooling off in the pool and enjoying fresh tropical fruit. In the spirit of embracing all things summer I’ve designed these Fun Fruit Keyrings from Hama/Perler…

VIDEO TUTORIALS

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DIY PROJECTS FOR PLAY

Fun things to make and play with
pipe cleaner weaving kids craft

Kids Craft: Pipe Cleaner Weaving

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The other day Emma asked me if she could do some sewing. Hooray! After watching me stitch she is finally taking an interest in trying it herself. She described to me in detail how she would push the ‘very sharp’ needle in the fabric and not get hurt because she is ‘a big girl now and knows how to do…

Aussie Animals Fun

Aussie Animals Fun

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This is a Sponsored Post Looking for a way to make grocery shopping with the kids fun? Dress them as a kangaroo of course! Today we headed to our local Woolworths store to do some shopping and check out their new Aussie Animals collector cards. In partnership with the Taronga Conservation Society, Woolworths has launched an exclusive collection of educational…

Projects your can wear

Update your wardrobe
refashion a shirt into a girl's swing top mypoppet.com.au

The Thrifty Kid – Tightrope Top (or How to make a Swing Top from a Shirt)

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With Spring well on it’s way here in Melbourne, it’s time to start thinking about Emma’s summer wardrobe. This Swing Top that I’ll be showing you how to make today, is one of my quick ‘go to’ refashion designs when Emma needs something a little nicer than a t-shirt to wear. It’s really so easy to make, and the flowing,…