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KIDS CRAFT

Projects that kids can make
Diy Mini Easter Baskets from Paper cups

Easter Craft: Paper Cup Easter Baskets

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Easter is only a couple of weeks away, and the supermarket aisles seem to be laden with chocolate temptations. I couldn’t resist and had to buy some cute Easter treats, purely for crafting purposes of course! I can’t reveal how many chocolate eggs were consumed during the making of these Paper Cup Easter Baskets, but let’s just say, I had…

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Kids Craft: Colour Bleed Art

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Some of the best creative notions come about from happy accidents, like today’s Kids Art Activity Project, Colour Bleed Art. Recently my youngest created a sweet little mermaid illustration with felt tip pens. She was disappointed however to find that her art had sustained water damage. Yes, it happens if we leave artwork where food and beverage prep takes place,…

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DIY envelope template - mypoppet.com.au

Recycle Craft: How to make an Envelope with Printable Template

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I’ve been making my own recycled envelopes for a long time, it’s great on so many levels. Firstly I never run out of envelopes! No more running to the newsagent at the last minute and having to buy a pack of 50 boring white envelopes. But really my favorite reason is re-using lots of paper that would normally get thrown out,…

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how to make a crocheted snowflake ornament

Giant Crochet Snowflake Ornament

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Make a Giant Crochet Snowflake ornament with sparkly Caron Simply Soft Party yarn this Christmas. These crochet snowflake patterns are quite striking worked up in bright festive colours. It’s Summer during the festive season in Australia. Even though you’ll find us donning shorts and sunscreen on Christmas day, rather than an ‘Ugly Christmas Sweater’, it’s common to decorate with traditional…

SEASONAL CRAFT

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DIY christmas bon bons

DIY Personalised Christmas Crackers

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Christmas Crackers or Christmas Bon Bons? Whatever you call them these colourful and personalised crackers are a fun addition to your festive table. Add a touch of tinsel to get the party started! I was so excited to receive a very special Christmas gift from the lovely people at Cricut earlier this week. My very own Cricut Maker cutting machine…

Handmade Christmas Brooch Sleepy Santa Face

Make this Adorable Santa Brooch for Christmas

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I’ve got the cutest DIY Christmas brooch design for you to make this week. This Sleepy Santa is small but super adorable, and I guarantee it will garner much attention when you wear it to your festive gatherings, end of year office parties and family Christmas lunch this year. If you are looking for a special handmade gift idea, attach…

how to make a crocheted snowflake ornament

Giant Crochet Snowflake Ornament

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Make a Giant Crochet Snowflake ornament with sparkly Caron Simply Soft Party yarn this Christmas. These crochet snowflake patterns are quite striking worked up in bright festive colours. It’s Summer during the festive season in Australia. Even though you’ll find us donning shorts and sunscreen on Christmas day, rather than an ‘Ugly Christmas Sweater’, it’s common to decorate with traditional…

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colour bleed art - kids craft project - mypoppet.com.au

Kids Craft: Colour Bleed Art

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Some of the best creative notions come about from happy accidents, like today’s Kids Art Activity Project, Colour Bleed Art. Recently my youngest created a sweet little mermaid illustration with felt tip pens. She was disappointed however to find that her art had sustained water damage. Yes, it happens if we leave artwork where food and beverage prep takes place,…

Printable Advent Calendar - mypoppet.com.au

Printable Advent Calendar Colouring Page

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Jingle-jingle! It’s that festive time of year again. Yaaaaaay! Get set to keep the kids entertained with a Printable Advent Calendar Colouring Page. The kids are super hyped about a certain fat man dressed in a red onesie coming down our nonexistent chimney.  Maybe we should build a faux fireplace just for Christmas to ensure Santa doesn’t miss us this…

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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…