Kids' Santa drawings turned into Christmas cards

Homemade cards

I love kids’ drawings, and I take photos of my own children’s drawings so I never lose them (I should really scan them but the camera’s always ready to use!) This year I got crafty and turned some of them into Christmas cards. Will definitely do this again next year!

Gift of glass bottle filled with lollies

A homemade Christmas gift

If you like to make your own Christmas gifts, then here’s an easy idea – tried and tested too :) Fill a glass bottle (I got my 250ml bottles from Trademe) with lollies and make it look pretty with a ribbon and card. Simple and gorgeous, and the bottle can be reused for milk on…

Cute bunny Easter baskets made from noodle boxes.

Noodlebox bunny Easter baskets

Amidst my recuperation from foot surgery, I decided I had to make something cute for the kids’ Easter egg hunt this year. Here’s the idea I came up with for bunny Easter baskets / treat boxes, using the cardboard noodle boxes that I already had. Instructions are as follows: Cut ears into the front flap…

A Nice Surprise

The door bell rung this morning and Fez raced down the hallway to see who it was. When I opened the door I was greeted by a courier man. He had a package for me – a box of baby stuff judging by the labelling. I didn’t sign up for any other freebies I wasn’t…