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KIDS CRAFT

Projects that kids can make
DIY heart pillow no-sew cushion

Kids Craft: No-Sew Heart Pillow

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Warm up a special someone with a soft and squishy heart shaped pillow. Knotted with love! The perfect kids craft project because there is no sewing required. Some simple cutting and knotting are all the skills needed to make this DIY heart pillow.  Kids and teens can make their own special pillow to decorate their room, or give to a…

UPCYCLE, RECYCLE & REFASHION

Do something nice for the planet
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,…

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
Pile of crochet baby blankets

Scrappy Corner-to-Corner Crochet Blanket

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If you are looking for quick and easy crochet blanket pattern, look no further! This Scrappy Corner-to-Corner Blanket is the perfect crochet project to keep you hands busy while watching TV, with the added bonus that it uses up a ton of scrap yarn. I’m a bit addicted to making magic yarn balls and crocheting these deliciously scrappy baby blankets….

Fingerless gloves book review

Book Review: Easy Knitted Fingerless Gloves

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A very welcome surprise parcel arrived from Tuttle Publishing, just as my craft creativity was waning to dangerously low levels. A new Japanese craft book! The perfect antidote to my isolation ennui. Easy Knitted Fingerless Gloves contains 21 Japanese knitting patterns for fingerless gloves, wrist warmers and arm warmers. And because getting to the book store to flip through this…

SEASONAL CRAFT

Christmas, Easter, Halloween & more
DIY heart pillow no-sew cushion

Kids Craft: No-Sew Heart Pillow

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Warm up a special someone with a soft and squishy heart shaped pillow. Knotted with love! The perfect kids craft project because there is no sewing required. Some simple cutting and knotting are all the skills needed to make this DIY heart pillow.  Kids and teens can make their own special pillow to decorate their room, or give to a…

Best easter craft ideas roundup

20 Fun Easter Craft Ideas for Everyone!

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Looking for some Easter craft inspiration? Well look no further, because I’ve got you covered! Here’s a list of the 20 best, most fun, and even a little bit wacky, craft project ideas to make this Easter. Includes Easter crafts to sew, knit, crochet, needlefelt, print, and colour. You definitely won’t be bored these Easter holidays. There’s plenty of Easter…

Furniture & Decor Makeovers

Snaz up your digs
Faux inlay dresser furniture makeover

Painted Faux Bone Inlay Dresser Makeover

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Bone inlay furniture is one of the hottest new trends in decor. The striking graphic patterned furniture pieces traditionally originated in India and are skillfully handmade by craftsmen made using pieces of real camel bone or mother of pearl shell. Real bone inlay furniture can be expensive, and rightfully so, the craftsmanship is incredible. Look at this stunning example of…

Printable crafts, Posters & colouring pages

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easter colouring page with pencils by Madeleline Stamer

Easter Colouring Page by Madeleline Stamer

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Easter is only weeks away! And with the kids home for the school holidays, I’ve got a treat to keep them entertained – a whimsical Easter colouring page by Melbourne artist Madeleline Stamer. Maddie was kind enough to let me share this joyfully illustrated colouring page on My Poppet. You can also find a Christmas themed colouring page she designed…

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,…

Bead & Jewellery craft

Make your own unique jewellery and other things with beads

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DIY PROJECTS FOR PLAY

Fun things to make and play with

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