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KIDS CRAFT

Projects that kids can make
Kids Craft - Make a Pom Pom Pineapple mypoppet.com.au

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…

Easter Egg Button Art

Kids Craft: Easter Egg Button Art

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Easter is just around the corner, so now is the perfect time to start thinking about what crafty adventures you and the kids are going to get up to these Easter holidays. Our colourful button DIY project will make the perfect decor accessory for your Easter celebrations. (It’s also a great way to use that big jar of buttons you’ve been squirreling  away…

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
knitted beanie pattern

Speckled Beanie Knitting Pattern

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Beanie weather is upon us and have I got a treat for you, a warm and chunky pom pom topped knitted hat pattern with a colourful twist! I’ve partnered up with American Yarns this post to try out a couple of new yarns from their Bernat and Red Heart ranges. Rather than just using one yarn, I thought it would…

SEASONAL CRAFT

Christmas, Easter, Halloween & more
Poison Ivy Cosplay Costume - mypoppet.com.au

DIY: Poison Ivy Cosplay

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Yep it’s Comic-Con season at Casa My Poppet! For the last couple of weeks I’ve been busy working my crafty mummy magic transforming a pile of ordinary craft supplies into a cosplay costume worthy of meeting Emma’s high expectations. Every year the planning on her part seems to start earlier and earlier, I can’t even count the number of very…

How to make: Honeycomb tissue paper fruit decorations - mypoppet.com.au

DIY Honeycomb Paper Fruit Party Decorations

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This week Emma turned 8! I can’t believe how quickly she is growing up, it feels like I was organising her first birthday party not that long ago. I decided not to throw a big party for her this year, but did promise her a little afternoon tea with her cousins with a cake and some treats. I wasn’t planning…

Furniture & Decor Makeovers

Snaz up your digs

Printable crafts, Posters & colouring pages

Fire up the printer
Printable Easter Egg coloring page

Printable: Easter Colouring Page

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If you are looking for something to keep the kids, (and even the adults), entertained over the Easter break, why not try some colouring in! I’ve hand drawn this floral Easter egg design with plenty of patterns for those who enjoy intricate colouring. You can download my PDF colouring page and print out as many copies as you like for…

Stamp Collecting Month - Make a giant stamp postcard mypoppet.com.au

Giant Stamp Postcard with Printables

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You all know how much I enjoy making and sending large quirky mail. I’ve made Giant Hamburger Postcards, Big Ice-cream Cone and Airmail envelopes, and even packages that look like fruit slices! So when Australia Post asked me to talk about ‘Stamp Collecting Month’, I knew I had to make something fun and maybe a little meta – A Giant…

Bead & Jewellery craft

Make your own unique jewellery and other things with beads

VIDEO TUTORIALS

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DIY PROJECTS FOR PLAY

Fun things to make and play with
Doll house miniature felt pizza - DIY instructions - mypoppet.com.au

DIY Miniature Felt Pizza

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Today a guest post from a very talented reader, doll maker, and pizza lover! Melissa is whizz with felt and her creations are fun and whimsical. I am in love with this little pizza and doesn’t it look adorable in this mini lounge room. You could add a pin to the back and wear it as a brooch. Take it…

6 creative and educational Easter Activites for kids

6 Creative Easter Activities for Kids

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If you are looking to entertain the kids with some creative activities leading up to Easter, you’ve come to the right place. Today we have a guest post from instagrammer @cintaandco, who enjoys creating and sharing colourful craft activities that engage and educate. I am so excited to be collaborating on a blog post for My poppet MAKES. Thank you…

Projects your can wear

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Poison Ivy Cosplay Costume - mypoppet.com.au

DIY: Poison Ivy Cosplay

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Yep it’s Comic-Con season at Casa My Poppet! For the last couple of weeks I’ve been busy working my crafty mummy magic transforming a pile of ordinary craft supplies into a cosplay costume worthy of meeting Emma’s high expectations. Every year the planning on her part seems to start earlier and earlier, I can’t even count the number of very…

knitted beanie pattern

Speckled Beanie Knitting Pattern

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Beanie weather is upon us and have I got a treat for you, a warm and chunky pom pom topped knitted hat pattern with a colourful twist! I’ve partnered up with American Yarns this post to try out a couple of new yarns from their Bernat and Red Heart ranges. Rather than just using one yarn, I thought it would…

Knitted slipper pattern

Knitted Pom Pom Slippers

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It’s slipper season! The temperature has dipped all of a sudden in Melbourne and our toes are feeling chilly. Emma’s feet are so big now that she has grown out of kid’s sized slippers, I can’t find any to fit her (I’ve looked everywhere), so  I thought it was time to dive into my yarn stash and knit her a…