Mermaids` Makings

Monthly Archives: March, 2012

Karius And Baktus

I love hunting in charity shops and car boot sales for interesting childrens’ books. So my latest star buy is: It`s kind of nostalgic because I used to read this … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

Octonauts At The Beach

*** Lil Mermaid loves the Octonauts and she plays with them regularly with her daddy. To our ocean landscape we have now added a sandy beach – using rice, dyed … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · 4 Comments

Rabbit, Rabbit, Rabbit

Lil Mermaid took these cards to  school today for her classmates and teachers. This is how we made the cards: She drew six rabbits on a A4 sheet and I … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

An Old Top and Lots of Options 2

Vol 1 is here. As the weather has been nice for a week or so now, we have  taken out our summer clothes and my little one found a top … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · 7 Comments

Mr Shaker and Miss Wobbly

We turned two big plastic eggs into a shaker and wobbly toy. For the shaker I filled the egg with rice. Then I used a knife to make a hole … Continue reading

March 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

Easter Lamb

We made some Easter lambs just as we did last year. We are going to make a few of the same craft activities that we did last year, so it … Continue reading

March 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Octonauts Easter Eggs

We kicked off this Easter season with some decorated Easter Eggs. Octonauts AGAIN :) No surprise there! The Gup A is made from an egg carton.. perfect for holding the eggs. … Continue reading

March 24, 2012 · 4 Comments

My Beautiful Mother`s Day!

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment


There have been lots of posts lately about painting rainbows with a sponge. I planned to do the same but we had no spare sponges in the house. So I … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rainbow Cookies

I saw these rainbow cookies on Pinterest and thought it would be a nice St  Patrick’s day treat for us, so we gathered our ingredients. Lil Mermaid was very excited … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 3 Comments

Happy St. Patrick`s Day!

We had fun making some Leprechauns today and reading  some Irish fairy tales. The one on the left is made from loo roll whilst  the other is made just like … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 4 Comments

Soft Pastel Shamrocks

We made some pretty shamrocks using a cookie cutter, dipping it into dark green paint and making our prints. I then covered the pictures with hair spray to protect them. … Continue reading

March 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

Octonauts Galore!

We finally finished our Octopod. It took ages because we needed the handles of 6 pint milk bottles. I got the handles idea ( I think it`s great. It looks … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

Some Sheepy Easter Cards

March 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

Beach Huts

One of the funny things I noticed in the UK after moving here were the beach huts. They look very cute but I still haven`t got the point of them. … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Kapsatrükiroosiga sünnipäevakaart

Väike kaardike Kaia jaoks :)

March 10, 2012 · 6 Comments

Peppa Pig Birthday Card

A cute card for a special girl who just loves Peppa Pig :)

March 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

Cookie Cutter Potato Printing

I have seen these cookie cutter potato prints quite often and thought I would give them a go. We used the prints to make some Easter Cards. Tembeldasime kartulitega täna. Noaga … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 8 Comments

Gift Wrapping

It is always a challenge for me when I need to wrap a gift as I don`t like to buy wrapping paper. So I try to use what I have … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Around the World in 12 Dishes

Have you seen this wonderful linky – Around the World in 12 Dishes ! The first country is the UK, and it is so interesting to see what British crafts … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

Flowery Playdate

Just look at these lovely flowers and jellyfish! Lil Mermaid had some friends round and we all got crafty. I absolutely love how the girls decorated their paper plate jellyfish.. … Continue reading

March 3, 2012 · 1 Comment



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