Gift Ideas

Handpainted Coasters Gift for Mum & Dad

Jack really wanted to do some painting this weekend. We had some plain coasters sitting around, so using some acrylic paint we made some handpainted coasters. I let him decide on the designs by himself. He wanted to do a heart which was brilliant for me as I was looking for a valentine activity for […]

Handmade Teacher Appreciation Gifts

This weekend we set about making our teacher and teaching assistants appreciation gifts. The idea for the bags came from this fab post on pinterest. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/41658365276964691/ We bought the bags from hobbycraft for £1.00 each and used fabric pens that we already had to draw the lined paper design onto one side of the bag.

How to Transfer a Photo onto Wood to Make a Door Plaque

I had been wanting to try out the transferring of photos onto a  block of wood for a while ,and finally got around to giving it a go whilst making this unique personalised door hanger. Materials: Photo Block of wood/plywood Matte Gel Medium Varnish/Mod Podge  Scrabble Tiles Strong glue How to: 1. Transfer photo onto wood Firstly […]

Mothers Day Gifts : Framed Button Art

Looking for more gift ideas for Mothers Day? Why not make a lovely, unique piece of framed art, finished with buttons? We have made lots of pictures using buttons and have plenty of them around and this seemed like a great way to use them. Materials: Paper Printer Glue dots Buttons Firstly we designed a […]

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