Gettin’ Crafty Tutorial

Aug 122013
Fun and crafty - origami chatterbox/fortune teller

Who remembers chatterboxes (or fortune tellers) from school play times? We used to make them and write dodgy fortunes like “You will marry a prince” or “You will grow warts on your nose”… Oh yes, we were ever-so accurate! Miss E is still a bit young to get the fortune bit, so I thought I [Continue reading…]

Mar 222013
Easter Parades - An Easter Basket!

  For this years’ Easter Parade at school, Miss N decided on a basket instead of a hat. For all you mums out there with no time, no cash and bugger all creativity – this is how you make the world’s easiest Easter basket!! All I did was head down to my local discount store [Continue reading…]

Oct 262012
Mini Blackboards

You may have noticed the cute little mini blackboards in some of the new HYB Photos.  Super cute, useful and easy to make!  I’ll show you… I went to my local hardware store and bought: A small tin of chalboard paint in black @ $12.50 1 x mini roller @ $3.00 2 x oblong MDF [Continue reading…]

Jun 292012
Baby Birthday Bunting

Another cute and very fast craft project especially done for Miss Z’s Bday!! In saying that – it would also be a great project to whip up with your kids.  Its easily something they can do and it would be great fun!!  Any bedroom or cubby house decorated with a little home made bunting would [Continue reading…]

Jun 252012
Easy, no sew decor-matching hairclip organiser

Let it be known, I’m not much of a sewer. I think it stems from sewing class in school when I was cutting out a jumper but forgot I had the front half of the jumper behind the back half and cut a big hole through the middle of it. I just don’t have the [Continue reading…]

Mar 232012
Girls' T-Shirt Dress

I have been noticing a lot of people lately crafting up cute dresses out of beautiful fabrics and basic singlets and T Shirts.  Several of the people I follow on Pintrest have made some lovely little versions and I  have been wanting to have a go at these for a while!!   All the tutorials [Continue reading…]