Tag Archives: craft

Speedy Christmas Wreath

2 Dec



Question, giant fans: what can you do with a hoola hoop in 15 minutes?

You can turn it into a Christmas wreath!




This is so super easy, hang something, anything in the middle or leave it plain, I just wrapped it in hessian but you could use tinsel, even kitchen foil. Bit of pine trimmed from next door’s overhang and some dried out gum from a gift bouquet. Sorted.


Easy Poppet Pops

3 Jan


So if I have one little New Years’ Resolution, it’s to do more craft WITH The Berry, rather than waiting for her to have a nap so I can forge ahead mess-free. She can take credit for these little pop shots. The IKEA ice cube trays were insisted upon as the appropriate vessel for her ‘ice creams’, and mumma had to think fast for some kind of handle for them. Cut down bendy straws worked a treat…

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She had a great time pouring the juice into the little ‘flowers’. The mix was just pineapple, apple and mint put through the juicer, and I did make some for grown-ups spiked with Malibu. They’d work so well as shooters or dessert canapés, half buried in a big tray of crushed ice…