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KIDS CRAFT

Projects that kids can make
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…

rainbow friendship bracelet patterns

Kids Craft: Rainbow Friendship Bracelets

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When was the last time you made friendship bracelets? Well it’s time to get knotting because I have 3 cheerful rainbow friendship bracelet designs made with the cutest box of yarn you ever did see! American Yarns sent me one of their newest products to review – Crayola Yarn Box which contains 6 colours of mini yarn balls in 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

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PROJECTS THAT INVOLVE PAPER

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PROJECTS THAT INVOLVE YARN & WOOL

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red and pink diagonal stripe blanket with candy canes

Candy Stripe Crochet Blanket Pattern

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This crochet Candy Stripe Blanket is a festive handmade gift that can be enjoyed for years to come. Don’t relegate this pattern just to Christmas time – Change up the colours!  With this corner-to-corner design’s adaptable sizing, it is sure to become your ‘go to’ blanket crochet pattern. I’m slightly hooked on Corner-to-Corner crochet at the moment. After making a…

SEASONAL CRAFT

Christmas, Easter, Halloween & more

DIY Terracotta Clay Rainbow Ornament

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Here’s a cheerful little clay rainbow ornament that looks great on your Christmas tree and is subtle enough to enjoy all year round. After having fun making a batch of Terracotta Clay Essential Oil Diffusers as gifts this year, I thought it would be fun to use the leftover clay to make a little Christmas ornament. Because it’s been a…

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…

Candy cane earrings on pink background

Candy Cane Earrings – A fun DIY Christmas Gift Idea

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Spread the Christmas cheer this year by wearing a festive pair of Candy Cane Earrings. So easy to make with just a small amount of oven bake polymer. Don’t stop at just one pair, these fun Christmas Earrings make great gifts too. I have merged my love of kitsch culture and Christmas to make mouth watering, delicious looking, candy cane…

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
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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Infusible ink patchwork t-shirt - white t-shirt on pink background

Patchwork T-shirt with Cricut Infusible Ink

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Inspired by my recent patchwork clothing roundup, I thought I’d put my own twist on a patchwork t-shirt project that conveniently requires no sewing at all! For this easy project I’ve used a fairly new product from Cricut – Infusible Ink sheets come in a range of colours and attractive pre-printed designs. They can be cut with Cricut cutting machines,…