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Entries Tagged as 'Paper Crafts'

The Sketchbook Project 2015: Before and After…

April 1st, 2015 · 8 Comments

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 […]

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Five Books in Five Days – Day 4: Journey

November 14th, 2014 · 8 Comments

Welcome to our fourth book of The Picture Book Party: Five Books in Five Days, running in conjunction with PanMacmillan South Africa and Walker Books UK… This is a magical book and while it was new to us, it instantly became a firm favourite. It is a comfortable book for disappearing into… the sort of […]

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Se7en Steps to a Pair of Fabulous Shoes from Recycling…

August 22nd, 2014 · 10 Comments

We live with a young gal that just cannot stop making shoes… I think Hood #6 is creating a shoe factory… just one pair at a time!!! The Gallery It all began last summer… Slowly at first… And now it is a wave… When I posted these on instagram last week I realised that it […]

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How to Complete a Sketchbook in Se7en + 1 Days…

January 8th, 2014 · 3 Comments

So it is the season for folk to be writing new years resolutions by the dozen… and I am so impressed with all the good intentions that are flying about the internet… I tell you this is the year that folk are going to be better organised, better exercised, better rested than ever before. Not […]

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Se7en Steps to Creating a Desk Calendar…

December 31st, 2013 · 3 Comments

It is definitely the season to be thinking about refreshing our noticeboards and putting up fresh calendars… We have been making mini-desk calendars, they are fun and really quick to make… Creating a Desk Calendar Gather up your materials: A small box, we have used tea boxes, some funky card and blank index cards, that […]

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Se7en’s Project A Day: Journaling…

August 2nd, 2013 · 11 Comments

I am a firm believer that our days should include a little writing, a little creating, a little fresh air and a heap of reading, in fact there are a number of habits that we would like to install in our daily lives. Often folks say that if you want to begin a new habit […]

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Se7en + 1 Wild Animals From Index Cards…

July 18th, 2013 · 9 Comments

We have a pile of index cards lying on the dresser. There was some educational plan for them that never came to pass and they have been crying out for an art project for the longest time. Today was another Wild Day in our corner of Africa and the index cards became a troop of […]

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