Archive of ‘DIY’ category

Superhero Cake Toppers

As a little DIY bonus this week, I thought I’d share some of the superhero decorations we made for the boy’s birthday party. After last year’s Postman Pat birthday cake, expectations were running rather high but I hadn’t really been planning to make elaborate novelty cakes every year, it was more of a one off […] Read more…

Memory Quilt

Seeing as my little boy turns 4 today (!), I thought it would be the perfect occasion to share the memory quilt I made him as this week’s DIY. Okay, so this is technically not one you can make in a weekend as it involved several years of collecting old baby and toddler clothes, but […] Read more…

DIY Teepee

Can you believe, it’s November already! That means, only 7 more weeks until Christmas! I don’t know about you, but I love making hand made gifts for Christmas. That’s why, starting from today, I’ll be sharing a DIY gift idea with you each week, mostly for kids. The majority of them you can accomplish in […] Read more…

{DIY} Toy Garage

1 August 2013 Recently we have progressed from chunky toy cars of the kind that babies play with, to small matchbox cars of the kind that little boys play with, and that seem to multiply like rabbits when you’re not looking. We already had a car play mat, with roads and parking lots, but what […] Read more…

DIY Play Kitchen

10 January 2013 As you may know, we were having a home made Christmas (with a few exceptions such as books and stocking fillers). Our biggest project was our present for the boy – a home made play kitchen – and since we knew we couldn’t take it across the country to my family with […] Read more…

{DIY} Fairy Lights are not just for Christmas

I have to admit, I absolutely love fairy lights. In our flat in Edinburgh I had some up all year round. Inevitably, people would say “you forgot to take your Christmas lights down”. No, not Christmas lights, fairy lights! Humpf. Well, here’s an idea for how to give your fairy lights a second life during […] Read more…

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