John Adams eZee Beads Garden Bugs and Flowers

eZee Beads

To celebrate the start of Chelsea Flower Show this week, John Adams toys sent us the eZee Beads Garden Bugs and Flowers set to try. Making your own colourful eZee Bead shapes is easy and what is fantastic about them is that they magically stick together with water! It is really simple to do too – select a design card, choosing either garden bugs or flowers, pop the image in the special tray and push the beads onto the pegs of the… Continue Reading “John Adams eZee Beads Garden Bugs and Flowers”

Summer craft ideas for you and the kids

Pinwheels

Sometimes the weather doesn’t always allow those promised days of sandcastles on the beach or walks in the park so you have to improvise with some crafty days inside, sticking fingers together and getting generally messy. But if you’re stuck for projects for you and the kids to undertake, try out some of these great ideas: Pretty pinwheels Is the weather looking particularly breezy out there? Then take advantage of it by making pinwheels and placing these in the flowerbeds… Continue Reading “Summer craft ideas for you and the kids”

Getting crafty at home: 3 winter projects

Craft

Winter is a fantastic time of year to snuggle down in your warm house away from the cold and indulge in a few of your favourite hobbies and craft activities. There are so many obvious craft activities to choose such as preparing cards and decorations for Christmas but why not try something completely different and challenging? Have a look at these three projects to try this season: 1)  Winter wonderland – If you’ve visited any large department shops or garden… Continue Reading “Getting crafty at home: 3 winter projects”

Win one of 10 Inkless Print Kits with Eternal Impressions

Eternal Impressions

I am a huge fan of Eternal Impressions a local, family run business that has been established in the keepsake market for over 10 years. I can personally recommend them having had purchased many of their products including castings of my babies hands and feet, a silver bracelet with charms featuring the hands and feet of the little ones and finger prints of the older children. I have also had mugs and had plaques made for grandparents. For casting sessions Sarah covers… Continue Reading “Win one of 10 Inkless Print Kits with Eternal Impressions”

Create Personalised Bookmarks For Your Kids to take back to school this Autumn

BookMark

We all know persuading our children to do their reading in the first few weeks back at school can be a challenge, but designing and using their own bookmark is a sure fire way to encourage them! This simple bookmark can double up as a reading record or as a perfect gift for Grandma and Grandpa. Maggy Woodley, award winning blogger and owner of the blog Red Ted Art shares her easy steps to create an easy back to school… Continue Reading “Create Personalised Bookmarks For Your Kids to take back to school this Autumn”