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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