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Fun at Home: Kiddie Craft “Suncatchers”

With the sun shinning all year round in Dubai we will be making plenty of these upon our return from summer holidays!   Not only are they extra easy to make, but they are so pretty too! What you need:-Clear plastic beads-Variety of baking pans/cupcake tins/or cookie cutters-Drill -Cord/string-Branch Directions: Sort beads if necessary-you will only […] Read more…

Craft: Flowers in Your Hair!

The last time I made a crown of flowers was with my Babcia (Grandmother) when I was realllly little. The other day I saw heaps of wild daisies and decided to braid one for my daughter (super easy to make!). Pick as many daisies as you can find =) At least 20! Make sure you […] Read more…

Easter Craft: Baby Chick

By now you probably know I love doing hand/foot crafts with my daughter!  For Easter we made this little baby chicken!  What you need: Thick white paper Yellow paint Googly eye (optional you could always color it black) Orange paint or marker/crayon Black marker or crayon Scissors Feathers Tape White glue (if using googly eye) Instructions: […] Read more…

St. Patrick’s Day Craft Time!

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! Little one and I have been dabbling in festive crafts over the past week. Here are a few snapshots of some of the fun my daughter has been getting up to! 1. 4 leaf clover made from hand prints! First I “stamped” her hands on a sheet of paper, […] Read more…

Craft: Silhouette Picture Frame

While I was at IKEA the other week buying the frame for my moustache craft, I found a really pretty and inexpensive frame for 19 AED, I knew I needed it, but what would I put inside it?Then I remembered how much I have wanted to make a silhouette photo of my daughter for the past […] Read more…

Craft: Button Moustache Frame

A sneak peak of what the theme will be for my lil’ mans nursery (moustache)! As I am in limbo and playing the waiting game for the arrival of our baby boy I thought it would be wise to get cracking on the last of my crafting projects! This one in particular was very important to me!  I […] Read more…

Home Activity: Gone Fishin’

Love this little fishy game! So easy to make, and a really great fine motor skill activity for your lil’ tot!   Supplies Needed: Bristol board (use as many colors as you like! I purchased mine at Office Depot 3.50AED each. I had TONS left over, but always great to have around the house for […] Read more…

Craft: Butterfly Feet

This is a really fun and pretty way to showcase your little ones footsies! I did this with my daughter when she was 16 months old, and it has been in her room ever since!   What you need:   -Canvas (I found a cheap one at Carrefour) -Acrylic paint for canvas would be ideal…I […] Read more…

DIY Chalkboard Frames

  I made these a while back and always get compliments on them, so I thought I would share with you one of my favourite DIY crafts for the home!     Very simple!   Go to “Dragon Mart” and find one of those tacky gold frame shops (there are LOT’S!). Bargain with them! I think I […] Read more…

Car Seat Cover(s)

For months and months I have been looking at my daughters car seat in utter disgust. It is so icky, and dirty! No matter how often I clean it (what a pain to ask my husband to dismantle the whole thing and bring it in the house for a major scrub down) the sucker get’s […] Read more…

How to Organize Stuffed Animals!

When I was a little girl, my mom came up with the idea of organizing all my stuffed animals by securing them on a chain with safety pins in my room. When my little girl started her own giant collection of soft toys, we soon began to run out of room to store them! I thought I would […] Read more…

Felting: Baby Ball “Rattle”

I have been feeling ultra crafty these past few weeks! With all the felting supplies I picked up at Daiso the other week, I was on a mission to make more “stuff”! Now that we know we are having a boy, I found this cute and easy tutorial online for a little rattle ball! I used a […] Read more…

Sewing Project For Mommy: Bapron’s!

I finally found a burst of energy to dust off my sewing machine, rummage through my fabric drawer, and whip up some of these super sweet “Bapron’s” (baby aprons).  I made a batch for my itty bitty baby boy, and a few for my daughter. I figured now is the time to make them! Pretty […] Read more…

Mommy’s First Felting Project!

   So proud of my first felting project! I have always loved handmade dolls, and wanted to make one for my daughter! It was pretty easy! But I have always learnt from my mom, that practice makes perfect, and this little “gnome” is my first test! I hope the next project will be an even better […] Read more…

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