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Get Christmas wrapped up with Aura

Get Christmas wrapped up with Aura

    I am absolutely obsessed with Christmas (in case you hadn’t noticed) and we love all things festive in this household. We have so many cute little surprises for our family and friends – you can see our gift guides and amazing advent is practically bursting as they’re so full – now that the big day is approaching we have also been working hard on handmade… Read More »Get Christmas wrapped up with Aura

    Create your own sunshine - craft projects with sunflower SVG’s.

    Create your own sunshine – craft projects with sunflower SVG’s.

      Our favourite local sunflower field is due to open very soon at Becketts Farm. I’m so excited to revisit that I wanted to share some creative projects using sunflowers as inspiration with you. Of course the first thing I always get to work on for any special up occasion is a custom tee shirt for Arlo so that he is always dressed for the occasion… Read More »Create your own sunshine – craft projects with sunflower SVG’s.

      A bee in your bonnet - A beehive hat DIY for the Easter bonnet parade

      A bee in your bonnet – A beehive hat DIY for the Easter bonnet parade

        Easter bonnets are a tradition I remember participating in when I was a little girl. I was so excited when the nursery asked us to get craft as parents as they’re having a bonnet parade this week before the holiday break, but of course when I asked Arlo what he wanted to make he didn’t have any traditional ideas. In fact he was adamant he… Read More »A bee in your bonnet – A beehive hat DIY for the Easter bonnet parade

        Plant printing in clay with toddlers

        Plant printing in clay with toddlers

          There’s somewhat of a debate when it comes to making beautiful “keepsakes” with toddlers versus letting them experiment and play with mark making. For once I’m firmly on the fence with this. Of course if you have been following us for a while you will know I’m happy to let Arlo run wild and participate in mess making activities with no end game in sight,… Read More »Plant printing in clay with toddlers

          Pine cone elf and snowman craft activity

          Pine cone elf and snowman craft activity

            This little choir of pine cone elf craft characters was really simple to put together and makes a beautiful little Christmas choir display. You will need: Pine cones Wooden balls Scraps of felt Scissors Double sided tape Needle and thread Glue Bells Pens to add features First things first plan ahead and stick your wooden balls to the top of your pine cones with a… Read More »Pine cone elf and snowman craft activity

            Clay heart ornaments

              This is the last of my clay ornaments. I was challenging myself to see just how many things I could make from one single pack and I surprised myself! We managed to end up with quite an array of things. You will need: Terracotta clay Cookie cutters Wooden skewer Alphabet stamps Twine These start out in the same way as all of our other crafts… Read More »Clay heart ornaments

              Easy Christmas garlands to make

                Adding a Garland to a little space in your home adds an instant festive touch and I have two ideas here which are simple and make the perfect little feature. Felt holly and Berry Garland You will need: An A4 sheet of green felt An A4 sheet of red felt Scissors Holly Leaf template Circle template A needle and thread The process is super simple… Read More »Easy Christmas garlands to make