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Tag Archives: “Craft Schooling Sunday”

Christmas Tree Christmas Cards

These are our first Christmas Cards. To make them we pulled the top layer off a piece of cardboard, cut out some triangle shapes and after putting on some green paint, we … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 3 Comments

Picture Framed Notes

We made this little present for my sister. My daughter drew a cute picture and I folded some notes to be the size of the houses. I then arranged the … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

It`s Midsummer`s Eve!

To celebrate Midsummer (Jaanipäev) we made this cute bonfire craft by squeezing a little bit of paint onto the black card and making the  flames using the back of a paintbrush. … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · 10 Comments

Yarn Roses Birthday Cards

We have some birthdays coming up and we decided to try this rose card Lil Mermaid got for her birthday from her friend. I think it turned out very cute. … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 4 Comments

Fire Engine

Here`s another toy we have made recently. The inspiration is from Mister Maker. It is very easy to make (and so mush fun to play with).. just take two little … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

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

Kaardid Vabariigi Aastapäevaks

We sent these cards to our family and friends over in Estonia. The envelopes are decorated with carrot print cornflowers. We got carried away with our carrot printing and made some … Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · 9 Comments


As we are going to celebrate Estonian Independence Day soon, we made some cards for our friends. The girls are wearing national costumes, the cornflower is our national flower, the … Continue reading

February 5, 2012 · 5 Comments

Siil- Hedgehog

We had a friend over today and whilst we were having a nice cup of blackcurrant tea, a postman  came and dropped a telephone catalogue through the letterbox. We don`t … Continue reading

October 30, 2011 · 3 Comments

Box Street

This is Lil Mermaid`s school project. Everybody had to make a 3- d project about their hometown. So she made our street, complete with church and cornershop.

October 25, 2011 · 2 Comments

Leaf Printing

One of my favourite activities in autumn is leaf printing. Aren`t they just beautiful!!!! *** Linked to: “It`s Playtime!” “Craft Schooling Sunday!      

September 21, 2011 · 8 Comments

Bean Bags Toss Game

Today we played a Bean Bags Toss Game.. well it`s actually a Rice Tights Toss Game :D I have been thinking of making bean bags for a while but sewing … Continue reading

September 16, 2011 · 4 Comments

Want to see what`s inside these cute boxes?

Well… jewellery of course! Annabel got aqua beads for her birthday so she has been making little things every evening. For the ring we used just a strip of cereal … Continue reading

June 10, 2011 · 5 Comments

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

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

Rukkilill- Cornflower

The blue cornflower has been the national flower of Estonia since 1968 and symbolizes daily bread to Estonians. In Estonian the flower is called a Ryeflower :) and you can find … Continue reading

February 20, 2011 · 5 Comments

TV in the Bedroom!

Lots of people have TVs in their bedrooms now – children just as much as grown ups, including some of Annabel’s friends (and they are only 5). So we thought … Continue reading

February 15, 2011 · 8 Comments

At our Grandparents’ House

It is very important to value close family relationships. A very good idea is to keep a photo album or a scrapbook of your loved ones… but why not make a … Continue reading

February 11, 2011 · 12 Comments

Valentine Wreath- Südamekujuline pärg

I got this wreath idea from scrumdilli- do! last Christmas. I planned to make their mini wreathes  but as we had so many things to do we just did not … Continue reading

January 30, 2011 · 5 Comments

Christmas Mouse

Have you seen anything cuter? After seeing this   you have to grab the egg box and start making your own little mouse, don`t you! Not only are organic eggs good … Continue reading

November 18, 2010 · 15 Comments

Christmas Bells

These are our first Christmas Tree decorations this year. We had lots of fun making them as lil mermaid enjoyed counting the bells, sorting them by the size, choosing colours … Continue reading

November 17, 2010 · 6 Comments



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