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How to Make Book Cover Bunting

how to make bunting

A few months ago when I published pictures of our book corner I had a number of readers ask how I made the book cover bunting hanging in the space. So here it is... I scanned the covers of our favourite picture books and used an iron on t-shirt transfer paper compatible with my … [Read more...]

Let’s Celebrate SPRING: No Sew Fabric Bunting

Spring Garland

There is no simpler way to add a little seasonal colour to your home then by adding a gorgeous bunting - especially when it is a no sew fabric bunting! I chose the colours for this bunting based on the bird fabric which was hiding in my stash - birds represent Springtime, don't they? In this … [Read more...]

Our Toddler Room Makeover + 7 Budget Tips for Decorating Kids Spaces

Toddler room ideas

This post is sponsored by White Knight Paints. Thanks to White Knight Paints our toddler room makeover is complete. Through the process I have learnt that I am certainly not a natural interior decorator! However armed with a palette of pinks, yellow and mint green to play with (as shared in our … [Read more...]

Cubby House Lovin’: Keeping Your Cubby House Well Maintained

playhouse cubby house maintenance

This post is sponsored by Nuffnang. Immy received her cubby house as a group gift from family almost two years ago. I have fond childhood memories of my cousin's cubby house and was pretty sure that my imaginative child would love it. Which she most certainly does  It regularly features as a … [Read more...]

Our Play Space: A Tour of Immy’s Cubby House

Cubby house

This post was first published in April, 2011. As Immy's birthday is so near Christmas, my extended family decided to put our funds together to buy her one big present instead of giving many small gifts. And you can't get much bigger than a wooden cubby house!  Inspired by The Grugly House over on … [Read more...]

Popular Posts of 2011: Places for Kids to Play

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This week I will be highlighting some of the most popular posts from the 350 published in 2011. Rating consistently in the popularity scales were posts sharing ideas for creating, organising and decorating kids play spaces. Posts like; Sharing Our Kids Art Space (and the update) :: Dramatic Play in … [Read more...]

Organising Kids Spaces: Our Book Corner

Organising Kids Stuff: Book Corner

Do you have a special space for books in your home? A special chair or a cosy corner? Somewhere comfortable to snuggle up and read together? A place to revisit with favourite 'friends' and to celebrate new discoveries?  To share a giggle or a BIG adventure? I have posted before about my … [Read more...]

A Fairy Birthday Party

Fairy party invitation

{above: e-invitation illustration thanks to Kate of Picklebums} Last weekend we celebrated Immy's 3rd birthday with a fairy party in the garden. I am a big believer in keeping parties simple for under 5 year olds and stuck to a few fun activities, one ever popular party game, classic party food and … [Read more...]