APR 21

May 1st is Lei Day – Celebrate in Tropical Style

Well, what is Lei Day? ‘May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii Nei.’

Lei Day is a Hawaiian cultural celebration of the that begins in the morning of 1st May every year and continues throughout the entire day. It was Don Blanding, a writer and poet, who first suggested that a holiday should be dedicated to the beautiful Hawaiian tradition of making and wearing lei. But it was Grace Tower Warren, also a writer, who suggested that the holiday should coincide with May Day.

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APR 18

Funky Party Bags That Every Parent Will Want To Copy!

How often does your child go to a birthday party only to receive an uninspired party bag, almost as an after thought? Our party cup idea is sure to make your party bags as imaginative as the party itself.

The fantastic thing about this idea is that it looks amazing, even with the smallest of budgets and it takes no more time to make than a regular party bag. For a basic idea, just fill the cups with

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8 Nautical Wedding Ideas To Make Yourself

Your wedding is an important occasion. It’s the time, date and place that you will marry the love of your life. If the second love in your life is all things boat and sea, you may be thinking of adding a nautical twist to your big day. We’ve created these unique ideas to help you to add the maritime feel you’re looking for, whilst giving your wedding the home-made look that brings a bit of personality to such a special day.

If you’re looking for a sea inspired wedding favour, try our easy to make Anchor Cracker or the Maritime Candle Favours. We’ve even

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Forget-Me-Not crepe paper flower craft

The forget-me-not is a spring flower that is petite and beautiful. They grow in shades of pinkwhite and blue, but are best known for their blue blossoms and can add a splash of colour to a party celebration, wedding or christening.

We have created a floristry crepe forget-me-not craft idea, complete with forget-me-not PDF template, perfect for boutonnieres and corsages, maybe even as an embellishment on crackers or gifts.

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Paper Mache for Crafts

Papier mache can come in a variety of shapes and sizes, including boxes, houses, masks, baubles and much more. Paper mache projects make ideal home decorations and memorable gifts for loved ones.

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DIY Easter Crackers

Everyone is accustomed to having crackers at Christmas, but crackers are great for any celebration. We have come up with some Easter themed make your own crackers to delight everyone.

Perfect for the dinner table or as an alternative to Easter eggs, you can fill them with chocolate,treats and even small gifts.

Get the kids involved! Make your own crackers can be a great family craft session, we even have a handy ‘How To Make Our Crackers Page‘ to get you started.

Discover our Easter cracker range below:


Easter Bunny Bum Cracker Craft Kit

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MAR 24

Party Food Boxes for Kids – Simple Kids Catering Idea

One of the things about kids parties that takes the most organising is the party food. What do you give them? How much food do you buy? What about the fussy eaters?

Party food boxes are a great way to solve all these problems. This simple idea helps portion control (which means less food wasted) and helps you stick to your budget. Filling each box with the same treats will also minimise the chance of any arguments about who has what and will allow fussy eaters to just pick what they like from the selection.

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MAR 22

Easter Bonnet Craft Ideas

If you need inspiration on how to make a show stopping Easter bonnet, then look no further than our easy to make Easter bonnet ideas for boys and girls, and get crafting!

Here’s a list of supplies you may need when creating your fabulous new Easter look!

Once you have your Easter bonnet craft supplies all you need is your imagination! Here are a few Easter bonnet ideas for you to make or be inspired by:

1:

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MAR 16

How to Organise an Easter Egg Hunt

Want to plan an Easter egg hunt at home for the kids or for a small group? Or are you organising a huge Easter event? Here’s some hints and tips to get you started on planning the best Easter Egg Hunt in town!

Start by deciding where you are going to hold your egg hunt. Inside or outside? If you are planning a bigger event, you will need to decide and advertise a time and date too! How many children are you planning for and how many eggs will they get each? Once you have decided on these key things,

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MAR 16

8 Ways to Transform a Paper Plate…

Be inspired by our 8 favourite paper plate kids craft ideas, perfect for party activities, playgroups, youth groups or even in the classroom.

Kids will love creating their own paper plate craft to take home and proudly show off to the family.

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