How-to Tutorial – Moss Ball Turtle

How-to Tutorial Moss Ball Turtle

Bring the outside in with this tutorial on how to make a Moss Ball Turtle. I love Pinterest and on my Outside In board I pinned this image of a ceramic moss ball planter in the shape of a rabbit. I think moss balls look great as house plants, but I thought the rounded shape would betterRead more

How-to Tutorial – Healthy Juiced Strawberry Lemonade

Healthy Juiced Strawberry Lemonade

Here is a lovely recipe for hot summer days, healthy juiced strawberry lemonade! This refreshing drink has a fun frothy top and best of all it is super healthy and quick to make. All you need is a juicer and some fruit. The fizziness comes from soda water, so the only sugars in this drinkRead more

Review – Sticker Therapy: Nature by Dr Gareth Moore

Sticker Nature Cover

This review of Sticker Therapy: Nature by Dr Gareth Moore makes me feel a bit nostalgic. Does anyone else remember those books you could get from the Disney Store in the 90’s that were like painting by numbers but with stickers? I used to love them so much, and guess what? They’re a thing again,Read more

How-to Tutorial – Garden Gemstone Suncatcher

Hello summer! Here I will show you how to brighten up your garden with a Gemstone Suncatcher. The sun has finally come out and that means a chance to sit out in the garden! This year I have been enjoying growing some vegetables, which is great but it’s all a bit too green. So in anRead more

Review – Crochet Therapy by Betsan Corkhill

Review Crochet Therapy by Betsan Corkhill

I’ve just bought a unique book called Crochet Therapy by Betsan Corkhill which I’m going to review for you. Now I would say when it comes to crochet, I’m an adventurous beginner. I have a lot of enthusiasm but not much of a clue as to what I’m doing! Most of my family and friends areRead more

Harry Potter Week Tutorial#5 – Golden Snitch Cuddle Pillow

Golden Snitch Cuddle Pillow

When you are re-reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, you’re going to need something to rest your head on. How about making this Golden Snitch Cuddle Pillow? Lean back on its plump golden body and wrap its squishy wings around your shoulders! You will need: Gold fabric White fabric Temporary fabric pen Pins ToyRead more

Harry Potter Week Tutorial#4 – Healthy Juiced Butterbeer

Healthy Juiced Butterbeer

Harry Potter and his class mates get to go the the Three Broomsticks and drink Butterbeers during their days away from school. I’ve always wanted to try it as the name makes it sound delicious. I imagine it like a liquid Worther’s Original mixed with frothy milk… yum! However I am trying to eat aRead more

Harry Potter Week Tutorial#3 – Golden Snitch Coaster

Golden Snitch Coaster

One of my favourite creations in the Harry Potter world is Qudditch. Imagine creating a brand new sport, and one with so many rules and players? Amazing! Of course my favourite bit is the golden snitch. It’s meant to be very tiny, but for this DIY I have enlarged it and flattened it out soRead more

Harry Potter Week Tutorial#2 – Wand Pencil

Harry Potter Wand Pencil

Now I have to admit, this isn’t my idea. I have seen this technique used to turn sticks into wands as party favours on Pinterest and I thought it was amazing! I don’t remember seeing it done as a pencil though and I thought it would go great with the Monster Book of Monsters NotebookRead more

Harry Potter Week Tutorial#1 – Monster Book of Monsters Notebook

Monster book of Monsters

This week I am feeling very excited as there is a special anniversary happening. Today it is 20 years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published by J.K.Rowling (no that doesn’t make me feel old at all!) So to mark this special event, I have planned a week of celebratory Harry Potter themed craftsRead more