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…

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…

DIY: Reusable cloth face mask

Help stop the spread and wear a mask! Here’s a quick way to make a reusable cloth face mask in under five minutes…