Mosaics Craft

This is an endorsed partnered post. What I really love about home education is the ability to focus on things that will help the boys in their life – rather than things they will just memorise and either forget or never use. Being able to do things yourself is not only good for your self-esteem … Read more

How to make a LEGO Pirate Ship

LEGO PIRATE SHIP

We made our LEGO Pirate Ship in the days leading up to our stay in a Pirate room at LEGOLAND Windsor. It was an adaptation of RedTedArt’s Pirate boat. We made it smaller than the original because we didn’t have big enough pieces of card, and I also believed it would make it a much … Read more

Say it with Flowers – Craft ideas

say it with flowers

What better than to Say it with Flowers to make someone feel special. They make such great gifts – Valentine’s, Mother’s Day, Birthdays, Anniversaries,Thank you, Sorry, Or just because. What nicer way to receive the gift of flowers than if they are home-made – carefully crafted. Once you’ve made flowers you can add them to … Read more

Hearts & Flowers Home Made Gift

hearts and flowers sand vase

Homemade gifts are so special and personal, plus let’s be honest what with Valentine’s, Mother’s Day, Easter, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Christmas there’s only so many shop bought gifts you can give or receive. For me you really cannot go wrong with hearts and flowers. The idea for sand art bottle vases I got from a gift … Read more

Chinese New Year Horse

toilet roll holder horse

The Chinese believe that people born in a particular year will take on the characteristics of the animal associated with that year. This year the Chinese New Year (Friday 31st January 2014) is the year of the horse – which is the one that I was born in. Those born in the Chinese New Year of … Read more