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DIY Ideas’ Category

Easy to make crafts and DIY ideas for your home, parties and gatherings. Free printables and do-it-yourself projects. Come and craft a while with me x.

Blow Paint Envelopes – Repurpose Children’s Art into a Thank You Gift

These are the creations the kids made at my little guys party, they were too wonderful to throw away so I cut them up and put them into our “blow paint envelopes” so they could keep their masterpieces. Here’s how we made the envelopes… BLOW PAINT ENVELOPES You will need: Envelopes Straws Ice cube tray –
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A birthday party for a 4 year old! The Malteser Chocolate Cake + Tissue Pom Pom Balls + Party Games

I do love organising a party, and especially for my little guy. Here’s a few of the things I did for his 4th birthday. The theme was blue this year. Everyone knows a party is really all about THE CAKE and my little guy loves chocolate, so we made this malteser chocolate cake. I saw
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Repurpose an old book into a sculpture – idea 2

So… I’ve had a lot of feedback about the book sculpture, I was motivated to try another one. This time I didn’t cut the spine away, I left it in tact and simply did the fold as here. You will need: I hardcover book (I used approx 750 pages) Your folding skills and some time.
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Repurpose an old book- into a book sculpture

I love the smell of old books, I don’t like to see them go into the bin, so if you have an old hardback lying around that is no longer needed, try this easy idea to make your own book sculpture and continue the life of that beautiful book. So many beautiful shapes… You will
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The “Yahtzee Challenge” play before dinner every week night – are you in?

So… one of my friends (Yahtzee Queen or YQ for short) told me that they play Yahtzee every night while dinner is cooking. Every weeknight? I couldn’t believe it … “Really?” I said, “Yep, we used to do it at my parents house when I was a kid and now WE do it, sometimes the
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My first Easter hat parade as a mum – (who has to help make one!)

Hello everyone, and thanks to Sarah Preston for having me guest blog on Tomfo. My friendship with Sarah goes way back in time, and when I think of her she always makes me smile. My pen name is Grace Lee. I am relatively new to the motherhood thing. Not new to families though – I
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Cook a frittata and make these dyed grass eggshells at the same time with your kids

This is one of my go-to weekday meals or bbq “bring a plate” dishes. My mum is gluten free so this recipe is also perfect to take when we all catch up as a family and it’s pretty healthy too!  While the frittata is cooking, dye the eggshells and plant some bird seeds in the
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Dyed Grass Eggshells

We used the eggs from our Zucchini and Tomato Frittata to make this Dyed Eggshell Garden for Easter. While the frittatta was baking we got the things we needed to make this cute garden.   We cracked the shells ever so carefully, (usually my little guy loves to squash them with his hands so they
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DIY mason Jar Lights using kids artwork

Try this easy idea, using tracing paper and some black and white variations of our marble art post, we created these fab mason jar lights with battery powered tea lights. You will need: Kids artwork (we used our marble paintings) Tracing paper Ruler Knife Sticky tape Mason Jars (or something similar) Battery Powered tea lights
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Marble Painting – fun with the kids

This is a fun and easy thing to do with the kids. My little guy loved it. We made some fab pics and spent the day in the sun. One of my goals this year is to make more time to spend with my little guy and my big guy, we did this together on a
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DIY Keepsake Mason Jars

An easy tutorial on making these DIY Keepsake Mason Jars. I saw this here a while ago and thought how easy…I wanna try that too! (Won’t the oil ruin the photo I thought?) It sounded too easy, oil, a photo and a mason jar? I snapped up some mason jars from here. I used the app Be
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Turn on your heart light – light up a new tradition

This tradition first started in memory of the beautiful Jae. I got some beautiful paper bags from here and some battery operated tea lights from here and then we got a few people over and started setting up our night light gathering. We grabbed a bit of sand and a hand shovel and started filling up
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No Cook Playdough – Easy to make

Working full time, as a mum, you can get a bit guilty about not spending enough time doing fun things with your kids. I’ve decided to do more cool stuff with my son, this is one of them we do together and there’s no cooking on the stove, so it’s not hot when you mix
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Sarah-Preston-TomfoHi I'm Sarah, I'm a blogger and an artist who’s made the sea change and moved to the north coast of Australia. I love an easy DIY and making my house my canvas, my new home has become my greatest project: Yamba Scandi. Come visit me in my shop to view my collection of prints, canvasses, home decor and paper goods READ MORE.

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