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The Craft Corner on Ireland AM

We were delighted to again be asked to join the Ireland AM morning show this Easter. We ran through three simple, fun arts and craft projects to do with children of all ages. Making your own marker paint. Paper Collage Hearts Cardboard Puppets I had two fantastic assistants for the morning on Ireland AM. Two […]

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Easter crafting and fun activities

  Easter is almost here and so are the myriad of possibilities for crafting and fun activities, whether they are indoor or outdoor. There is plenty to make see and do over the holiday, for both child and adult to enjoy. So many ideas, where to start? First would be the obvious, Easter egg hunting! The thrill of seeking and […]

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Valentines Day DIY arts and crafts

As February fast approaches and signs of spring begin to emerge, we look forward to brighter, longer days. With February, comes Valentines day and our thoughts go towards love and loved ones. Valentines may be a day to be spent with our nearest and dearest, but that does not bend exclusively towards partners, husbands or […]

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Creating a crafty New Year!

  The start of a new year brings a promise of new beginnings and what a better way to kick start the New Year than by getting super organised. The month of January is all about leftovers, be it sweet treats, gifts or even Christmas cards. What do you do with the items that you do not need […]

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Have a very merry DIY Christmas!

When it comes to a DIY Christmas, you really have to be thinking outside the box…the Christmas box that is! In a very consumer driven season, it is very easy to lose the spirit of Christmas in a shoppers’ panic. Fear not, there are so many different, inexpensive ways that you can convey that personal […]

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How to make a Recycled Magazine Pencil Holder

MATERIALS: Colourful pages from magazines Toilet roll or if you want a larger size go to a shop that sells carpets and they will have the bigger size rolls Cardboard Glue gun Scissors Pencil PVA glue Elastic bands Step 1: Draw the outline of the toilet roll on the cardboard using the pencil     […]

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Scrapbooking – just what is it? The craft of scrapbooking has long been around and is becoming more and more of a creative feature, an art journal, used for documenting memories of times, places and people that we hold dear. There is so much more to scrapbooking than simply collecting and putting craft materials together, it has now […]

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Getting organised: Arts and Craft supplies

Todays ‘Getting Organised’ post is looking at craft supplies. While it’s aimed at getting your children’s arts and craft supplies in a manageable and more importantly; a usable state, the tips here can be applied to adults craft supplies storage and organisation too. The main focus of this post is on reusing supplies that you […]

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