DIY: Raffia Mirror

Nothing brings a boring wall to life that a statement piece. Here’s a quick way to update your wall and save some bucks. All the items were purchased from Bunnings or Kmart and the total project cost under $30. What you’ll need: mirror frame wire ring wooden beads jute rope raffia Picture hanging strip glue…

DIY: Zen Garden

Breathe in, breathe out, ZEN! Find out how to make a Zen garden in under 30 minutes…

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: – …