The shamrock is a plant that is known as the unofficial symbol of Ireland. Kids and adults can discover some fun facts on this popular Irish motif in time for St. Patrick's Day.
Teachers, parents and adult educators can use this page as a useful guide for kids to learn some fun Irish facts and information. Discover more about this island, too, for St. Patrick's Day.
100 unique and handy ideas for filling up your Advent calendars. Suggestions and inspiration on small and thoughtful gifts that can be enjoyed by all the family: adults as well as kids.
Kids and adults can enjoy a whole range of fun crafting activities to work on over the summertime and particularly over the summer vacation period. Lots of summery themed projects and makes.
Combine beads with Rainbow Loom rubber band bracelet designs to make an extra pretty pattern that you can wear around your wrist. Try beads such as Perler, Hama and Pony that have wider openings.
Selection of some truly awesome patterns to create with the new mini MonsterTail and even on some standard Rainbow Loom boards. Fishtail designs create striking bracelets for kids and adults to wear.
There are lots of ways to make your own handmade headpieces and horns for Disney's best-loved villain, Maleficent. However, when I looked for a fast way to make up some really simple and easy designs using inexpensive...
Make an easy, beginner version of a rubber band Rainbow Loom bracelet with the new Monster Tail mini peg board which is compact and ideal to take on a family vacation for both kids and adults to use.
Detailed photo tutorial with a free pattern to make a mini crochet strawberry. The plush amigurumi style strawberries are ideal to use on summer garlands, kid's clothing and as cute decorations.
There is no need to struggle to make yarn pom poms the old fashioned way now Clover have come up with a range of brilliant, easy to use, fast and time saving devices with their cool range of makers.
Watermelons make a fun and refreshing theme for summer crafts and crafting projects that can be enjoyable for kids. Why not make up some fused designs using colored plastic Perler or Hama beads.
A detailed personal review of the soft touch crochet hooks by Clover. These are a great piece of kit for crocheting and especially if you enjoy making toys or amigurumi.
Starting the yarn craft, crochet, can be challenging with knowing what tools to use and in working out what hook size you should get. This guide explains what beginners need to know.
Instructions on how you can make a large sized crocheted flower design for embellishments to use on your handmade cards, crafts, cushions and garments. Crochet floral designs for fun.
Starting to learn a new craft can be challenging and none more so than yarn crafts with endless stitches like crochet. Here's a personal book review of a how to beginner book on this subject.
Making your own beautiful butterfly embellishments and decorations from paper can be easier than you think. Included are tips on creating DIY hand crafted versions for cards and crafts at home.
Tutorial on how to make a flip flop card ideal as a summer craft project.
How to make some cute flip flop mini sandal embellishments from fused Perler or Hama beads. A fun craft activity, especially for the summer season.
Here's 50 amazing spring crafts for adults to enjoy with DIY projects and tutorials that you will love to make. Lots of craft ideas on flowers, butterflies, birds and outdoor themes ideal for spring.
Whimsical style small bird free printable template for use in both fabric and felt crafts and paper crafts too. Ideas and inspiration with photos on what to make.
Summer crafting is all about fun and Popsicle crafts are ideal for kids and adults to enjoy during this hotter season. Discover a cute greeting card design that you can easily make yourself.
Written instructions for how to create a pennant banner from acrylic felt and scraps of leftover patterned fabric. Makes an ideal craft project for birthdays and party celebration occasions.
Adults can enjoy a range of fun and pretty crafts with a selection of gorgeous and romantic little gifts and bits to make for Valentine's Day. Projects include papercrafts, sewing, beading and more.
Craft storage ideas for a formal room setting. How to keep your crafting items in a shared room or dining area and make it look neat and tidy too.
Fused perler beads make for fun craft sessions. You can use these small round plastic beads to make lots of pixel patterns that are purely decorative and also functional too. Come take a look.
A personal movie review of Only You which features Robert Downey Jr and Marisa Tomei. A light hearted romantic comedy to watch and enjoy.
We're very lucky to have a wonderful, big blackberry bush right at the end of our backyard which provides food for us and also for our visiting garden birds who love to share and indulge in our abundant crop of plump,...
Adults and older children who are new to paper folding will appreciate this book which is aimed at beginners in the craft of origami and has lots of fun and achievable projects to work through.
Fused perler and hama bead patterns and designs to use in your spooky Halloween crafting. A fun craft activity for kids and adults who can get ideas and inspiration here.
The Princess Bride character Buttercup costume page and guide for Halloween and cosplay. This post focuses on her most well known red riding dress outfit that she wears in the movie.
You can learn to dress up and look like the beautiful Buttercup character, played by Robin Wright, from the Princess Bride movie on this detailed costume guide page.
Westley is a favorite character in The Princess Bride book and movie who starts off as a simple farm boy and ends as a feared masked pirate hero. Here's how to dress as him for Halloween or cosplay.
Fun and cool paper folding patterns, projects and video tutorials themed around tech and gadgets such as cameras and other electronic items. Have fun making these origami designs.
A resource page with videos and patterns based on ninja themed paper folding and origami. See how to make stars and lots of cool weaponry styles that one of these warriors would use.
Love paper folding? Here is a fun collection of origami cupcake themed crafts to try out. You can make lots of sweet treats and cake designs with sheets of paper.
Sewing pattern and project pages resource page for The Hunger Games.
Resource page full of mostly free knitting patterns and instructions for themed HG or Hunger Games items to make up and knit.
Looking to make some origami and paper folded projects on a HG Hunger Games theme? Here is a fun resource page full of some handy links to patterns and tutorials.
Ideas and inspiration for how to decorate lovely and yummy strawberries in chocolate for all kinds of sweet occasions. Divine little treats and gifts for festive occasions and Valentine's Day too.
Origami paper folding tutorials and patterns to make beautiful Koi carp fish.
Favorite craft project selection for folding origami dresses from paper.
Envelopes to fold by hand with the craft of origami. Lots of projects included complete with videos.
Enjoy folding your own bit of fashion by making and crafting some little shoes from paper. Use the ancient art of origami to fold squares of patterned paper into high heels, boots and more.
Facts about Sacagawea and the Lewis and Clark expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery. All about an inspiring young Native American Indian woman.
A detailed costume and cosplay guide on dressing up as a cool winter witch like Jadis from Narnia or Elsa from Frozen. This gives lots of ideas and inspiration for a snow and ice maiden theme.
The meaning and symbolism behind the beautiful sunflower plant.
Rose flowers have long had symbolism and meanings attached to all the different colors available. Know what all the different colors represent so you can make the right choice this Valentine's day.
Get ideas for your walking dead, zombie and undead creature cupcakes with this decorating cake guide. These are ideal for fun parties for fans and also the Halloween spook season.
Add short and sweet sentiments and sayings to your seasonal Holiday cards with this Christmas card quotations page. As someone who loves making handmade crafts, I put together this handy resource.
Tips and techniques for outlining a fiction book or novel so you can create the bare bones of a story idea before fleshing out the bulk of the content.
My favorite selection of cupcake themed quotations, sentiments and sayings. Cute quotes to get your day off to a delicious start.
Sentiments, quotations and sayings based on the beautiful rose flower plant. Roses have inspired art and literature for centuries. You can use these words for your scrapbook pages, cards and more.
The brightest, loveliest summery sunflower quotations, sayings and sentiments to make your day a cheerful and happy one. This beautiful golden yellow orange flower makes me smile every time I see one.
Discover how you can change Adobe PDF files into the Kindle friendly format which is MOBI so you can read these documents better on a regular eink based Amazon device. This will explain how.
Resource page with lots of links to free pages of coloring and colouring sheets and pages on the magical HP Harry Potter theme. We love this series in our home and so have used these on a rainy day.
Sunflower themed paper folding origami craft projects for you to enjoy along with videos to follow. Grab some yellow and orange sheets of paper to follow along!
I enjoy so may crafts but one theme I never tire of is that of flowers because you can use these for so very many occasions where you may need a handmade card or gift. Making realistic looking blooms from paper is not...
Make your own space to write in wherever that happens to be. In this article, you get lots of ideas and inspiration on making a personalized writing room where you can enjoy your favorite pastime.
Information on where to find fanfic or fanfiction to read on your Amazon Kindle device.
Quotations and sayings on making time for yourself with these "me time" quotes as well as some inspirational tips.
Quotations, sentiments and sayings about making time for yourself, for friends and loved ones and on not wasting the days of your life.
PDF files are versatile and can be read on many devices but what about an Amazon Kindle device? This guide explores how you can view this file format on your eink or tablet machine.
Information on using evernote on your Amazon Kindle device whether it is an older e-ink version or the new Fire tablet instead.
How to light up your Kindle for night time reading or viewing in low lighted areas. This guide looks at covers and different options for doing this for your favorite Amazon eink device.
Facts on older, retro Amazon Kindle devices which used lighted covers and cases. For the gadget geek and tech buyer.
Craft tutorials for making felt and fabric based cupcake designs to use for display or as decorative pincushions.