Mermaids` Makings

Monthly Archives: May, 2011

Pretty birthday cards from child`s artwork

We turned this beautiful artwork into these pretty birthday cards! (Felt tip pen, water) *** Linked to “Craft Schooling Sunday”

May 29, 2011 · 9 Comments

A Day with Planets!

Planets have been a topic in our house for a few days now as Annabel is studying planets at school. So it was the perfect time to make a picture … Continue reading

May 28, 2011 · 4 Comments

An old top and lots of options :)

A curtain, a tablecloth for the small table, a little dolly for the doll, a scarf and skirt for grandma, And tablecloths for the big table…all from one old top. … Continue reading

May 27, 2011 · 3 Comments

Beautiful Summer Flowers

We made some backgrounds this afternoon (using a mixture of wallpaper glue and paint). It`s good to have some ready made backgrounds handy because very often it takes so long … Continue reading

May 26, 2011 · 3 Comments

When the child has other plans…

I made a lamp today for the dollshouse using an egg carton and a  little xmas tree light. Whilst I was in another room, Annabel had the brilliant idea of … Continue reading

May 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

A Crepe Paper Doll

Another dolly a child can make herself. In my childhood we used string to tie the body together but this time I just had a piece of a pipecleaner at … Continue reading

May 25, 2011 · 1 Comment

When history came alive..

We had a LOVELY visit to our English grandparents last weekend. Grandma surprised us by bringing out an old dolls house that had belonged to Annabel’s aunty and has been … Continue reading

May 24, 2011 · 11 Comments

Future Hairdresser?

May 19, 2011 · 6 Comments

What Our Nearly Six Year Old Is Playing With..

Somebody arrived in the post today.. … but he has to hide for a couple of weeks so that he can surprise our lil one on her birthday. So what … Continue reading

May 19, 2011 · 2 Comments

And some more bears…

I had to buy more pipecleaners for the birthday invites.. so instead of getting just one colour, I chose a packet of ten different colours. And- yes that`s right- my … Continue reading

May 17, 2011 · 8 Comments

Birthday Invites

After playing with these little teddies for a while they found their true place with our party invites, and then on Monday they will find new homes with Annabel’s friends. … Continue reading

May 14, 2011 · 5 Comments

Teddies` Washing Day

. Click here to see how to make these cute teddies.

May 14, 2011 · 4 Comments

Bday Party Preparations

It is THIS time of the year again- our lovely butterfly will be a year older. This year we decided to have the birthday party at home. We aren’t having … Continue reading

May 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

April Fools Day

Annabel`s favourite uncle visited us on the 1st of April. So it was a perfect time to play tricks. We asked him to take ONE chocolate from the box. (It … Continue reading

May 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Sirel, lilac, syringa

It is always so heartwarming to find little things what you can call “ours”.. or “just like in my country”. One of these things is sirel- syringa. Sirel reminds me … Continue reading

May 13, 2011 · 2 Comments

Väikesed kroonid

Lots of people have made these loo roll crowns in blogworld lately and we are no  exception. Actually I saw these lovely crowns in lilla a- s blog a while … Continue reading

May 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Two Pretty Birthday Cards

Birthday cards for two of our little friends in Estonia. A while ago we made a few sheets of flower prints and now it was good to use them for … Continue reading

May 6, 2011 · 2 Comments

More Rabbits…

Annabel`s story for the first picture: ” Three rabbits, chicks, bell. The chicks go to go to on top each other. One chick goes to ring the bell. And the … Continue reading

May 2, 2011 · 8 Comments

Shoebox Fairy House

This is our Fairy House for lilla a’ s city :) Lilla a korraldab jälle ühe ühisürituse. Seekord tuleb valmistada kingakarbist maja, millest tuleb kokku terve linn. Meil tuli selline … Continue reading

May 2, 2011 · Leave a comment



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