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KIDS CRAFT

Projects that kids can make
Mother's Day Gift that Kids can make - Mypoppet.com.au

12 Mother’s Day Gifts That Kids Can Make

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There’s nothing more special than receiving a gift on Mother’s Day morning made with love by little hands. Sure, said gifts aren’t always very elegant, or super practical, but we hold onto them for years, because that’s just what we mums do. My own mother still has a wall hanging with my sister’s hand and foot print hanging on her…

Halloween Craft Paper Roll Bat - My Poppet Makes

Halloween Craft: Toilet Paper Roll Bat

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Craft up some adorable Halloween Bats from recycled toilet paper roll tubes. Don’t be fooled by their scary fangs, these little Vampire Bats are wearing bow ties and ready to party! Decorate your home with a whole colony, and hang them right-way-up or upside-down, just like real bats! Make just one toilet paper roll bat or a several.  These fang-tastic…

Girl wearing green witch nose

Kids Craft: Egg Carton Witch Nose

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Dressing up as a witch is always a popular costume choice for kids at Halloween. Now you can add some extra fun to a homemade witch costume with a DIY Witch Nose made from a humble egg carton. If you are looking for a quick and easy Halloween craft project idea, this fun recycled egg carton witches nose is super…

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

Upcycle Felt Scraps into Artistic Felt Sheets

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Recycle your felt scraps by needle felting them into colourful new sheets of felt. It’s a great solution to reduce craft waste and an interesting way to restock your felt supplies with creative new material. Best of all it’s free! After years of madly crafting with felt fabric sheets, I have a massive collection of teeny tiny scraps that I…

SEASONAL CRAFT

Christmas, Easter, Halloween & more
DIY bunny box easter craft - mypoppet.com.au

Easter Craft – Make a Bunny Gift Box!

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A fun Easter craft project to enjoy with kids, this adorable Easter Bunny Gift Box is so easy to make. Fill it with tasty Easter treats and give as a thoughtful gift, or use it to store special treasures all year round. With Easter fast approaching, it’s time to gather your craft supplies and make some cute craft projects to…

18 Easter Crochet Patterns - Mypoppet.com.au

18 Adorable Easter Crochet Patterns

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Easter has fallen pretty early this year and it’s caught me on the hop! (See what I did there?) When I started planning my Easter tutorials this year I was definitely planning on whipping up a fun crochet pattern, but sadly, I ran our of time. Instead I’ve scoured the web for the cutest, most colourful and creative Easter Crochet…

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

Fire up the printer
paper craft fairy tale village

3D Paper House Craft – Fairy Tale Village

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Print, cut and assemble a cute little 3D paper house craft project, right out of a fairy tale story. The printable template comes complete with a whimsical forest to set the scene. When I was a little girl I took immense pleasure from my coloring books, paper dolls and 3-D paper craft books. To this day I’m still that little…

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…

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
DIY mini felt christmas trees

Mini Felt Trees – Make a Tiny Christmas Forest

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Sew a tiny festive forest with my easy to follow mini felt tree instructions. You’ll only need a few felt scraps to make these cute conifers. I’ve downsized our Holiday decorations this year! Instead of putting up our big ol’ Christmas tree, I’ve made a mini forest of teeny tiny felt trees to grace our mantelpiece. These mini felt trees…

Projects your can wear

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pink strawberry shortcake hoodie front and back view

DIY Strawberry Shortcake Hoodie

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Transform a plain pink sweatshirt into a cute Strawberry Shortcake hoodie with some iron-on vinyl applique and a Cricut Joy cutting machine. Hands up if you had a Strawberry Shortcake doll as a kid. Well it seems a whole new generation has fallen for her sweetly scented hair. Recently my own kiddo asked me to make her an outfit inspired…