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KIDS CRAFT

Projects that kids can make
Kids Halloween craft Activity - Pinecone spiders mypoppet.com.au

Kids Craft: Spooky Halloween Spiders

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Are you ready for Halloween? Have you decided what fun, and of course spooky craft you are going to do first? You have to try our spooky pine-cone Halloween spiders. They are the perfect combination of outdoor play and adventure and creative painting and crafting. Let’s make some Spooky Spiders! You will need: pine cones liquid paint or spray paint coloured pipe-cleaners…

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,…

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
Craft Book Review - Tunisian Crochet Workshop

Craft Book Review: Tunisian Crochet Workshop

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Have you tried Tunisian Crochet? It’s an interesting craft that I’ve always wanted to learn, but never had the opportunity or resource available, until now. I was delighted to hear that Michelle Robinson of Poppy and Bliss, and former crochet contributor to My Poppet, has written a new book – Tunisian Crochet Workshop. Tunisian Crochet has some technique similarities to…

Watermelon dishcloth Crochet Pattern mypoppet.com.au

Crochet Pattern: Watermelon Dishcloth

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Washing up is such a chore, unless you have a cheerful watermelon dishcloth to help you out. You can make this dishcloth pattern with regular cotton yarn (like Lily Sugar n cream), but it will clean even more effectively with a textured yarn like Red Heart Scrubby. Designed specifically for cleaning, this nobbly textured yarn comes in two styles. Traditional…

SEASONAL CRAFT

Christmas, Easter, Halloween & more
easy Carmen Miranda costume Halloween

4 Easy Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

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Looking for some quick and easy Halloween costume ideas that won’t break the budget? I’m here to save the day! Putting together fun costumes for fancy dress parties, dress-ups, imaginative play and Halloween events doesn’t have to be expensive, or even involve any DIY, you probably have lots of useful stuff at home already. With Halloween coming up I thought…

Kids Halloween craft Activity - Pinecone spiders mypoppet.com.au

Kids Craft: Spooky Halloween Spiders

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Are you ready for Halloween? Have you decided what fun, and of course spooky craft you are going to do first? You have to try our spooky pine-cone Halloween spiders. They are the perfect combination of outdoor play and adventure and creative painting and crafting. Let’s make some Spooky Spiders! You will need: pine cones liquid paint or spray paint coloured pipe-cleaners…

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…

Bead & Jewellery craft

Make your own unique jewellery and other things with beads

VIDEO TUTORIALS

Watch a video to learn how to do stuff

DIY PROJECTS FOR PLAY

Fun things to make and play with
easy Carmen Miranda costume Halloween

4 Easy Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

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Looking for some quick and easy Halloween costume ideas that won’t break the budget? I’m here to save the day! Putting together fun costumes for fancy dress parties, dress-ups, imaginative play and Halloween events doesn’t have to be expensive, or even involve any DIY, you probably have lots of useful stuff at home already. With Halloween coming up I thought…

Sew a Softie - Pocket Pals

Sew a Softie: Pocket Pals

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It’s Sew a Softie month, so get out your needle and thread and make something cute and squishy. I was asked to create a softie project and join in with 30 bloggers from around the world in this year’s softie blog hop. The aim of the Sew a Softie Project is to encourage non-sewing adults and children to give hand…

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…

Projects your can wear

Update your wardrobe
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…