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KIDS CRAFT

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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
Flamingo Christmas Ornament

Pom-Pom Flamingo Christmas Ornament

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Forget the snowflakes and reindeer. This Christmas decorate your tree with a tropical vibe and embrace the warmer weather. I’ll show you how to make a flamingo with a fluffy pom pom body that looks like real feathers. You can make this bird any colour you like. Why be limited to pink? Turquoise, lime or purple would look great? You…

Playtime Top Crochet Pattern - mypoppet.com.au

Crochet Pattern: Playtime Top

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Did you have a crochet cotton top as a kid? They were all the rage back in the 60’s and 70’s, the staple of every girl’s Summer wardrobe. I’m sure I remember wearing one when I was little, for some reason it brings back memories of the beach. Now that the weather is warming up, I thought it was the…

SEASONAL CRAFT

Christmas, Easter, Halloween & more
Flamingo Christmas Ornament

Pom-Pom Flamingo Christmas Ornament

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Forget the snowflakes and reindeer. This Christmas decorate your tree with a tropical vibe and embrace the warmer weather. I’ll show you how to make a flamingo with a fluffy pom pom body that looks like real feathers. You can make this bird any colour you like. Why be limited to pink? Turquoise, lime or purple would look great? You…

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…

Furniture & Decor Makeovers

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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

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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…

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Playtime Top Crochet Pattern - mypoppet.com.au

Crochet Pattern: Playtime Top

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Did you have a crochet cotton top as a kid? They were all the rage back in the 60’s and 70’s, the staple of every girl’s Summer wardrobe. I’m sure I remember wearing one when I was little, for some reason it brings back memories of the beach. Now that the weather is warming up, I thought it was the…