DIY: Cinnamon soap

I’ve been obsessed with making my own product at home and this is one which has been a hit without everyone in my household. It’s really easy to make and works great as an exfoliator. THH Difficulty Level:  What you’ll need: – glycerine based soap. – cinnamon powder – a loofah – cotton string –…

DIY: Peg Dolls

Here’s a simple, fun screen-free activity to do with (or gift to) a little one. I added a little pouch to the post so that once you finish making the dolls, you can tuck them into the pouch after play-time. THH Difficulty Level:  What you’ll need: – wooden pegs – embroidery thread – glue gun…

Upcycled: recycled paper

Here’s another child-friendly, screen-free activity to do – making recycled paper. I can get a little messy so I would recommend an art smock and some gloves. THH Difficulty Level:  What you’ll need: – 2 x dozen-sized egg cartons –paper making mould (I made one using an old photo frame and PVC mesh  and used…

Upcycled: ring bowls

Oyster ring bowls look great online but I wanted to make some myself to see whether they looked just as good in real life… They do! So here’s a simple way to make them using some paper and paint! THH Difficulty Level:  What you’ll need: – a couple of oyster shells (you will need to…

DIY: Shampoo bar

I had a go at make shampoo bars and they came out a success! Click the link to find out how to make your own…

DIY: Snow Globe

With Christmas just around the corner, here’s a great gift idea or a screen-free activity to do with your little one THH Difficulty Level:  What you’ll need: – a snow globe – super glue – glitter – accessories for the snow globe (I used one of Aria’s plastic dinos, made a small Christmas hat with…

DIY: Pom pom bow hair clip

When you have a lil girl at home, you never seem to run short of hair accessories. However, they often disappear when you need them and miraculously reappear in the most bizarre places! Here’s one we made a few days ago to add to the ever growing collection… THH Difficulty Level:  What you’ll need: – …

Revamp: Studded bomber jacket

Here’s a quick way to update a piece in your wardrobe using florescent studs. THH Difficulty Level:  What you’ll need: –  a glue gun – old jacket (I used an old bomber jacket) – studs Method: Heat up your glue gun. Attach the studs. Your new item is ready to be worn!

DIY: Felt shape puzzle box

The Covid-19 lockdown in Melbourne required some creative thinking when it came to keeping my lil one busy. Here’s a screen-free, plastic-free activity for your lil human to get their imagination and curiosity ignited with this activity. I’ve attached a downloadable template for anyone interested too! THH Difficulty Level:  What you’ll need: –  Shape stencil…

Revamp: Tassel Bag

I picked up this bag a few years ago in Thailand and although I used it many times, it looked like it could do with a fresh look.  Hope this gives you an idea to revamp an old bag lying at the back of your closet too… THH Difficulty Level:  What you’ll need: – an…