Every year we join in The Sketchbook Project, it is a project with the Brooklyn Art Gallery that sends folk all over the world a moleskin type notebook to fill in and return. We have been doing this project for a number of years, it is really our most fun creative project each year and […]
Entries Tagged as 'Tuesday Art Task'
April 1st, 2015 · 2 Comments
March 31st, 2015 · 4 Comments
A couple of weeks back O-V Optics (100% UV Protective Eyewear for Children) contacted us and asked if we wanted to try out a pair of their sunglasses for kids, known as sunnies in this house. If I had asked my kids who would like to be the test model… all my kids would have […]
March 27th, 2015 · 2 Comments
Following on from our previous post on planting trees for Zambia, so many folk have said how they would love to go to Zambia too… well you can. Reliance Compost is running a competition and they are giving away a week in Zambia, to the person who can create the most incredible item from a […]
Tags: Recycle Crafts
January 7th, 2015 · 4 Comments
The things that hold families together are often funny little family traditions, those memories that keep on returning: family feasts and secret sibling gifts, a very last minute Christmas tree and for us a New Year Tree. The New Year Tree came about with my crazy need to start a year fresh. The week before […]
December 28th, 2014 · 7 Comments
We are not overly big on christmas gifting… but there is one particular gift that means the world to our kids and that is the gift that they make and create for each other. … The gift has two requirements really: The gift must be mostly home made, we don’t have a special Christmas budget, but they may “shop the shelves” at home and they do dip into our crafty supplies a fair amount.
December 27th, 2014 · 6 Comments
After almost a month of posting a natural treasure in our instagram feed each day, and celebrating advent by finding a treasure in our daily life… did we ever find treasures. It was a fun project and we thought we should publish the whole array all in one place – to look back on in […]
December 23rd, 2014 · 2 Comments
Well week 3 of December flew by, and our Advent tree has become a whole lot more crowded than we ever expected it to be… I cannot say that we spent our week in all sorts of preparations… we didn’t. Our two oldest boys were away on camp and it left us all somewhat subdued… […]