Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Lil' Kid Crayon Caddy by Just Another Hang Up

Renee kindly pointed me in the direction of this crayon caddy tutorial by Just Another Hang Up.  We both agreed that crayon rolls are great but just not for every child.  I love this version!

Sock Monkeys by Sarah Bird

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Sarah of Cotton Kiwi kindly shared her instructions for making your own sock monkeys on Good.
Want one but don't feel like making it?  You will find Sarah at the Devonport Craft Market held on the first Sunday of every month

Frame Freebies by Free Pretty Things For You

All images belong to Free Pretty Things For You - they have been made available for personal use only.  Be kind and link back to her blog when you use them.

Use picnik or the like to add your own text to these sweet frames designed by Free Pretty Things For You - aren't they sweet?  

Monday, November 29, 2010

Printable Gift Wrap by Tinch Design

Formerly hjrd design, tinch design studio creates magnetic and restickable wallscapes using upcycled fabrics.  Helen has kindly designed some pretty gift wrap which is available on her site - you can also opt for a colour-your-own version.
Don't forget to visit the shop for some stocking stuffers!

A message from Father Christmas

This one is for the kids - just enter all the details first and then let them watch a personalised message from Santa Claus.

Shak Shuka

When it comes to kids toys you get what you pay for.  If you want unique toys made from wooden or recycled plastics then look no further than shak shuka.  They also ship worldwide for a flat rate of £6.95 - nice.

Recycled Crayons by Chez Beeper Bebe

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I've attempted to recycle my own crayons but after almost burning the house down I think buying recycled crayons could be a safer option.  You can purchase these jewels along with animals, crystals & rocks, and dinosaur crayons from Chez Beeper Bebe's etsy store here

Messenger Bag tutorial by I Make Stuff

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You'll find a detailed tutorial for an adult messenger bag on I Make Stuff

100 Things to Do with a Banana by Endless Simmer


You either love them or hate them - I love them and there are some great recipes linked to this site

Dinosaur Play Mat by Serving Pink Lemonade

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I've had this one bookmarked for a while now.  You don't really need to know how to sew to make this dinosaur play mat.  It's the perfect travel companion for your little boy (or girl).  Find the tutorial here

Decorative Bowls via Ucreate

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Make your own decorative fruit bowls from vintage finds.  Ucreate has a few links to various tutorials


I often find myself bookmarking projects, great ideas and giveaways then forgetting I have them so I thought I would pop them on a blog of their very own.