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. 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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