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12 Mother’s Day Gifts That Kids Can Make


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


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


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…


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Checked Crochet bathmat with slippered feet standing on it

Tapestry Crochet Checkered Bath Mat Pattern


Brighten up your bathroom with this colourful checkered crochet bath mat. The pattern works up quickly with bulky cotton yarns and an easy to follow tapestry crochet pattern. I’ve jumped onboard the checkerboard pattern trend, and designed a fun crochet bath mat pattern with a new bulky cotton yarn from American Yarns. When I saw the colour range of Premier…


Christmas, Easter, Halloween & more
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Essential Easter Craft Supplies – Best Amazon Buys


There’s something about Easter that brings the crafty side out of everyone, even those that may not enjoy crafting at other times of the year. Maybe it’s the nostalgia of making Easter bonnets for a parade as a child, or decorating eggs with a loved one. Or maybe it’s just that whoever volunteers to put the Easter hampers together for…

Best easter craft ideas roundup

20 Fun Easter Craft Ideas for Everyone!


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…

Pyramid shaped christmas gift box with silver bow on pink background

DIY Christmas Tree Gift Box to fill with Festive Treats


Assemble and decorate your own Christmas tree gift box to make any small gift look extra special. A printable template is included to make this festive pyramid shaped box. With the festive season well on its way, now is the perfect time to craft some Christmas gift boxes and parcel up mini bundles of treats. This unique handmade Christmas gift…

Furniture & Decor Makeovers

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Faux inlay dresser furniture makeover

Painted Faux Bone Inlay Dresser Makeover


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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paper craft fairy tale village

3D Paper House Craft – Fairy Tale Village


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


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


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Fun things to make and play with
DIY mini felt christmas trees

Mini Felt Trees – Make a Tiny Christmas Forest


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…

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