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Saturday Spot: A Chair for the Mother Person…

January 11th, 2011 · 8 Comments

With eight kids I don’t often sit down!!! And when I do… I choose a chair that I can blog from!!! My kids however choose a chair right next to me (scroll down this post to see it in action!!!). ¬†They are attached to it, I think it feels a bit like home. So when […]

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Tags: Home Truths · Recycle Crafts · Saturday Spot · Stuff About Us... · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Million Teeny Tiny Bird Houses…

November 17th, 2010 · 30 Comments

We started making little tiny birdhouses out of matchboxes, and very quickly it grew into a village, and it would have evolved into a city. A metropolis in fact, but we had to stop and have supper… So here we go in Se7en Steps: We emptied out our matchboxes of matches and covered them in […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Crafting Clay Creations…

September 4th, 2010 · 16 Comments

Where have I been!!! My kids have loved clay forever and I have always avoided it because I just couldn’t face the mess!!! But on a whim I bought a bag of clay a couple of weeks ago and I seem to have lost my children – who dash to finish school so that they […]

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Tags: Outdoors · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Things To Do With a Pillow Case…

August 21st, 2010 · 20 Comments

I live with a wannabe seamstress – seriously every potential project is a sewing project!!! Needless (!!!) to say I am always looking for materials that I have lying around the house!!! And for the longest time I had a couple of extra pillowcases… and she has slowly but surely been whittling away my supply. […]

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Tags: Fabric Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s 2010 World Cup Hats… Cardboard Makarapas

July 3rd, 2010 · 17 Comments

Finally we have done a World Cup craft… Our World Cup posts so far: Se7en World Cup Faces and Flags: A Round-Up of Kids Activities, Face Paints and Craftiness from around the Web Se7en +1 Do The World Cup: Our trip to the World Cup, Lots of photo’s and inspiration!!! Now the World Cup Crafts […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Quick Pockets for Corduroy…

May 27th, 2010 · 16 Comments

We have been reading this book: And so we went on a hunt for pockets and raided our worn out cargo pants… some pockets with velcro were perfect!!! When we posted our brilliant bag bonanza a couple of weeks ago one of the bags we posted was a pocket bag… so we made a couple […]

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Tags: Fabric Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Virtual Voyage: Australia and The Didgeridoo…

April 30th, 2010 · 17 Comments

A couple of months back we began a virtual voyage, but got distracted by the impending arrival of Hood #8… We are back on the travel buggy so to speak, And we were off to Australia this week: Here is an Australian craft that we tackled: The Didgeridoo by Hood #2. Here’s a great link […]

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