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Winter Print Picture

I remember making similar prints when I was a child. I had collected some polystyrene pizza bases and today we thought to use some of them. With a  blunt pencil we … Continue reading

December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pipecleaner print fireworks

As the weather was  cold and rainy  we decided to stay home tonight and make our own fireworks. Not real ones though. But I find these printed ones are just … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cards for Estonian Independence Day

 Last year we made these cute cards for our independence day. This year we thought to make something  simple and here they are.. Estonian flags printed with the handle  end of the paintbrush.  … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Owl paintings

There is no such thing as too many owls, is there :) We have owls in every bedroom, in the bathroom, in the living room and even in the kitchen. … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Matching envelopes for our Xmas tree cards

Some envelopes for our Xmas tree cards.

December 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

Halloween Spiders

This was a fun activity! Lil Mermaid really enjoyed making the handprints, then punching the holes in the paper plates, before feeding the yarn through the holes. Idea from here.

October 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Toy Car Print Picture

We have seen toy car prints all over the net but this one was inspired by Mister Maker. After having fun with printing my daughter drew a little car, cut it … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sports Party Craft – Olympic Rings Printing

I got the idea of printing olympic rings from here, but instead of loo roll we thought we would use bottle lids and the bottle itself. Whilst my daughter printed … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · 7 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

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

Happy Valentine`s Day!

February 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

Envelope Cards

From the outside these are just simple cards with fingerprint flowers and hearts on them.. But inside there are some cute robins.. and blue tits. I just love these little … Continue reading

February 2, 2012 · 3 Comments

Cabbage Leaf Prints

We made some cabbage prints.. just like last year. I cut out a tree shape from a savoy cabbage leaf and we printed away! And whilst I was busy painting … Continue reading

November 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Chocolate Cake Is Not Always Bad For You :)

I have wanted to make some polystyrene prints for ages.. but  we did not have any polystyrene as we try to avoid buying things with lots of packaging. But today … Continue reading

October 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

Shaving Cream Printing

Shaving cream printing has been quite popular on the net lately.. so we thought that we would give it a try as well. We took a large plate, turned it … Continue reading

October 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

Marble Painting Cobwebs and Bottle Lid Spiders

Marble painting is always so much fun, isn`t it! Even if you use only one colour paint. So this is how we made the cobwebs. We took some black card … Continue reading

September 29, 2011 · 3 Comments

Halloween Witches

These cute witches have been quite popular on Pinterest lately. We made some for our Halloween bunting.

September 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

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

Apple, Pear and Pepper Printing

We did some printing today using a half cut apple, a pear and a pepper. Printing is always fun, isn`t it? We are going to use our prints for backgrounds, … Continue reading

September 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

We Built A Sandcastle!

We started by painting the background using a little piece of cardboard. Then we made some sponge prints on a piece of white card, sprinkled over with some real sand. … Continue reading

June 30, 2011 · 1 Comment



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