creative kids – eggy inspiration

The GORGEOUS Ella’s Inspiration blog is in Swedish*, but that’s hardly important when we can look at all the pretty pictures!  Check out these fab eggy ideas – party eggs, royal eggs and egg place cards.  All fabulous inspiration no matter what your plans for the Easter break.

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Happy egg painting peeps. x

* There is a ‘translate’ option on the blog

handy hints – artwork displays

I have had a pile of kids artworks sitting in our foyer awaiting framing and hanging forever. This week I finally acknowledged I will never find the time for that, so have resorted to this fab quick fix washi tape solution.

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I’m loving it and think it suits our casual little home perfectly. What do you think?

creative kids – that’s NOT a box!

There’s an old saying that you can just give the kid a cardboard box rather than it’s contents and they will have just as much fun.

These ideas from Lil Sugar take the humble cardboard box to a whole new level!

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If this is all beyond your ability or available time, you might love these goodies from our little shop;

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Make Your Own Cardboard Cars – $14.95 for a pack of 6

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Build & Paint Your Own Farmhouse $19.95

start of school memories

Many of you have little people starting pre-school or BIG school this week so we thought you’d love these cute ideas to mark the occasion.

FIRST AND LAST DAY

 

first day of school printable

 

No matter what milestone you are reaching this year, we hope it has been tear free (for you!) and full of good times for your little one.

top 9 gifts for tween girls

It’s December.

No more excuses.  Unless you are one of those terribly organised types who has already finished and all gifts are wrapped and tagged under the decorated tree, you need to start Christmas shopping!

Don’t panic!  We are going to help you.  This week, we’re sharing our Top 9 Gifts for all ages.

Let’s start with tween girls … loads of loveliness and positive messages for this tricky-to-buy-for age group.

Top 9 Tweens

1. Djeco Make Your Own Paper Flowers ($14.95)
2. Purse – Wherever You Go, Go With All Your Heart ($24.95)
3. French ‘City’ Notebook ($9.95)
4. IPOD Case / Wristlet Purse – Think Happy, Be Happy ($29.95)
5. Make Your Own Indie Bangles Kit, by Seedling, NZ ($24.95)
6. IPOD Case / Wristlet Purse – In A World Where You Can Be Anything, Be Yourself ($29.95)
7. French Beach Bag – Apples ($69.95)
8. French Storage Box ($24.95)
9. French Carry Bag – Birds ($84.95)