Leftover Halloween candy

What to do with leftover Halloween candy

This week I’m featuring the best ideas of what to do with all your leftover Halloween candy from last week’s #Pintorials. What to do with leftover Halloween candy: Paint with chocolate, or improvise a maths or physics lesson suggests Enchanted Homeschooling Mum Make candy pumpkin slime for a fun sensory experience – also by Enchanted…

Gorgeous Valentine crafts for all ages

Pretty lovely Valentine crafts

Hello and Happy New Year!  (wow, I can’t believe Christmas is over already)… I’m already looking forward to Valentine’s day and am sharing the most beautiful Valentine crafts from previous #Pintorials and around the web today. This Valentine crafts #Pintorials linky is my last one, but don’t worry, the wonderful ET Speaks from Home will still be…


30+ Cracking Christmas craft ideas!

Welcome to the ULTIMATE list of Christmas craft ideas!  This #Pintorials linky will run until the new year and I’m sharing my favourite Christmas craft ideas from last week’s #Pintorials linky and around the web. It’s time to get the glitter out..! Advent Christmas craft ideas: Easy DIY paper cup advent calendar from Hodge Podge…

Mink Studio pencils

Mink Studio Giveaway!

*The Mink Studio giveaway is over!* Mink Studio is a luxury stationery and paper goods brand, producing beautiful greetings cards, notelets and stationery accessories. Proudly made in England, Mink Studio use the finest papers and finishes to create the ultimate treat, perfect for any occasion. Mink Studio Giveaway prize From Mink With Love bundle pack,…

5 feather crafts round up

Fantastic feather crafts!

It’s Tuesday Tutorials time!  Today I’m sharing my favourite feather crafts from last week’s #Pintorials linky and around the web.  Soft, fluffy and ever so tactile, who doesn’t love feathers? 5 of the best feather crafts: DIY feather garland from Crafts on Sea Feather craft scissor practice from A Little Pinch of Perfect How to…

Firefly & fairy crafts

Firefly & fairy craft ideas

I don’t know about you, but I’m all spooked out by Halloween, so today I’m sharing my favourite firefly & fairy craft ideas from last week’s #Pintorials linky and around the web.  Think glitter, magic and gorgeous bright colours! 5 of the best firefly & fairy craft ideas: Craft stick fairies and fairy racing from…

10 monster & alien crafts for kids

Monster & Alien crafts for kids

Today I’m sharing the best Monster & Alien crafts for kids from last week’s #Pintorials linky and around the web.  Perfect for little boys, girls and monsters too..! 10 of the best Monster & Alien crafts for kids: Paper plate monsters from A Little Pinch of Perfect Aliens in space fuzzy felt from Hodge Podge…

7 DIY gifts for kids

DIY toys for kids

Today I’m sharing 7 super DIY toys for kids (and babies) from last week’s #Pintorials linky and around the web. Wouldn’t these make great gifts? 7 clever DIY toys for kids: Homemade apple pie busy bag from Study at Home Mama Little Miss Muffet storytelling box from Adventures of Adam Toddler busy board from Hands…

Autumn craft pasta necklaces

Painted pasta necklace Autumn craft

The weather has turned chilly & damp here in Kent and we are enjoying more cozy crafting activities like this easy Autumn craft: painted pasta necklaces. What you need to make this Autumn craft: pasta tubes (we used elicoidali – a bit like rigatoni, a giant form of macaroni with ridges – perfect for little…


Send happiness through the mail!

Hello friends!  I have been working hard on a dream of mine (and so has Mister Podge) – to launch an online stationery boutique – and I am very excited to let you know that it is ALMOST open! With The Paperdashery I hope to inspire, encourage and help you to send happiness through the…

handmade cards

5 recycled art & craft ideas for kids using cards

Today I’m delighted to welcome Lesley at Decorque Cards (check out her blog here), who is guest posting about recycled art & crafts using greetings cards.  Over to Lesley… You plan out what seems like an endless array of activities to keep the kids entertained during the summer, yet still hear the words ‘I’m bored’…