Posted in August 2012

Colour chart art

Colour chart art

My mother-in-law wanted some simple and effective art work to brighten up her bathroom so she came up with this, framed paint colour charts. This picture was made with a Farrow & Ball colour charts and framed in an Ikea’s Norrlida frame. This picture was particularity easy to make as the Farrow and Ball cards … Continue reading

Tea towel draw-string pump bag

Tea towel draw-string pump bag

Can you believe this cute draw-sting pump bag started life as a tea towel (or viskestykke)?  After making my carrier bag tidy from a tea towel I though why not a pump bag? After all, the tea towels are so pretty, great quality, the right size and all the seams have been sewn for me. … Continue reading

Stone age bread

Stone age bread

Hi again. Finally I’m with internet again 😉 After this summer holiday I really need to change some eating habits. I have seen this great recipe in Denmark; it’s from a great restaurant called King Hans (Kong Hans). It has no flour in, and you feel sooo healthy when you eat this. Try it out … Continue reading

Carrier bag tidy

Carrier bag tidy

We have carrier bags everywhere, in drawers, under the sink and in our carrier bag holder, the one I bought in Dubai which cost me a fortune and hardly fits any bag in it. So, I decide to make my own, my Grandma has been making them for years so she showed me how and … Continue reading

Lego men wax crayons

Lego men wax crayons

My little boy will be 3 soon and I am going to make him a Lego themed cake, whilst looking for cake designs I found many other Lego ideas, it got me thinking about lots of other things I could make. So here’s my first, Lego men wax crayons to use as party favours. This … Continue reading

Pinterest board – A Lego birthday

Pinterest board – A Lego birthday

It’s Harvey’s 3rd birthday the week after week get back to Dubai so I have been looking at ideas for cakes. As this year his interest in Lego has grown he is having a Lego cake, whether he likes it or not. So as a result I’ve been doing a lot of research, I have … Continue reading

Nature trail

Nature trail

To make a walk with the dog and the children a little more interesting I put together a nature trail for Madeline and she LOVED it! She loved looking for things, she loved walking round with a clipboard and she loved ticking off all the things she found, so cute. I did a Google images … Continue reading

Homemade jigsaw

Homemade jigsaw

We made this jigsaw from one of Madeline’s pictures. I thought it was a nice idea, but I just couldn’t have predicted her excitement at me cutting up one of her pictures. What to do Choose a drawing or picture, preferably on card. On the reverse draw out your jigsaw pattern, it can be any … Continue reading

Homemade bird feeders

Homemade bird feeders

My Dad loves his garden birds, so, for his birthday last week the children made him some homemade  bird feeders. Normally these would be made to feed garden birds during a UK winter but there is nothing wrong with attracting birds closer to the house with them. I think in Dubai these might work by … Continue reading