Our Elf is not on the shelf

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I had seen mentions of Elf on the Shelf for a few months now and didn’t really know what it was until I did a Google search. This particular elf comes with his own book which I guess tells the child reading it what the elf actually does. He sits on the shelf watching and at night goes back and tells Santa whether or not the child has been good. I think that is what it’s all about anyway. I {Read More}

Getting Creative With Fimo for Kids

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My daughter loves to make things, she is very creative and loves to get the modelling clay out. Neither of us had tried Fimo before but we had heard of it so we were delighted to be asked to review Fimo Kids Pets and Fimo Soft Farm from Craft Merrily, I knew my daughter would love to try these as soon as they arrived and I saw what she would be creating. Fimo Soft Pets set is a fun way {Read More}

Color Me Mine Hipster Bag

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Color Me Mine have a range of creative fashion bags that will suit any girl as they can decorate their bags themselves. We were asked if we would like to review a product from TrendsUK’s Color Me Mine range and knowing that my daughter really likes colouring and also loves bags I happily agreed to review it. We received the Color Me Mine Hipster Bag, the bag had a lovely hot pink trim and strap. The front of the bag {Read More}

Tobar Edible Sweet Art – Yummy Fun

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My children love to make things and they also like sweets so when we were asked to review Tobar Edible Sweet Art I knew they would love it. The Edible Sweet Art comes in a little box and has all the ingredients and equipment you will need to make sweet snails. 120g Sugar dough in yellow and pink 10g Cornflour Mini Rolling Pin Brush Instructions It wasn’t long after it arrived that my girls wanted to make their sweet snails. {Read More}

Our Wedding Accessory with Country Baskets

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We were given the challenge of making a wedding accessory using supplies sent to us by Country Baskets. The supplies we received were; A bouquet of artificial flowers A roll of Organza Pretty pink butterflies on sticks A roll of diamantes A roll of pretty heart ribbon Some wired gems A carded roll of thick lace and place cards. The rule was to use at least 5 items from the pack provided, and that we could use our own craft supplies {Read More}

Friendship Bracelets Book by Tobar

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My youngest daughter loves to make things, she is really crafty, I guess she takes after me so when she was sent a Friendship Bracelets book by Tobar she was really excited to get started on making some new bracelets. In the book there are 15 different friendship bracelet designs to try as well as some string  and beads to use for you own friendship bracelets. It is a hardback book with 32 pages. There are very clear instructions for {Read More}

Mr Maker Doodle Drawers Craft Box

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My daughter really enjoys getting crafty, she watches a lot of children’s crafting programs and always asks if we have the bits to make them. We were offered the chance to review Mr Maker Doodle Drawers and as my daughter loves crafting so much I could not refuse. I think anyone with young children knows of Mr Maker and his Doodle Drawers, even if your children don’t watch him anymore you will remember the tune of the ‘Shapes’ song and {Read More}