crafts

2 07, 2015

sweet dreams are made of this :: diy doily dream catcher

July 2nd, 2015|Categories: A Little Delightful, diy|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Chloe hasn’t been sleeping very well lately, and hasn’t felt like herself, so I thought making a dream catcher together would be a lovely way to do something for just her, with the hope too that a it would help her feel more settled and calm for bedtime. We’ve also been popping the vaporiser on in her room with some calming essential oils to see if that helps her unwind and have a peaceful sleep.
My mother in law gave me this doily about 9 years ago, and I just knew it would look beautiful as a dream catcher […]

17 07, 2011

craft days

July 17th, 2011|Categories: crafts|Tags: , , , , |14 Comments

Recently a friend and I had a craft day for our kiddos – like a play date, but full of crafting fun!
 
It was a rainy day and so I thought it would be fun for the kids to make a rain cloud with some cotton wool and rice that I had dyed blue.

 
You can dye rice using the same method as the pasta method I shared earlier. It dries a lot faster. I just emptied the bag out onto a plate lined with paper towel and the rice was dry in no time.

And then […]