Forget about the diamonds ladies. It turns out recyclables can be your best friend when you want to create beautiful earrings. Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – use amazing material to create beautiful earrings. This is what I now like to refer to as my ‘lockdown’ collection as I played around and experimented
Around 11 million roses are expected to be brought into Australia in the days leading up to Valentine’ Day on February 14. Aside from the cost to Aussie farmers who cannot compete, there is an environmental cost. And then, of course, there is the personal cost. Fresh rose prices range from around $30 for
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – hearts for Valentine’s Day. Who would want a heart of stone? That usually indicates a person is unfeeling, uncaring and unkind. The heart of stone in this project is a delightful decoration that would look wonderful in anyone’s home or yard. How about a wooden heart? That
Did you hear about the ant that moved the rubber tree plant? He did it because he had high hopes. The song High Hopes, sung by Frank Sinatra, was one of my childhood favourites. Just as the ant did the seemingly impossible, so can we when we operate with a mind full of
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project, a no sew Scandinavian Christmas gnome. Scandinavian Christmas gnomes have become increasingly popular during the past few years. You can find instructions all over the web for how to make your own. However, I’ve yet to find one that doesn’t require sewing. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – how to make a succulent tree. One of my favourite things about Christmas is the tree. From setting it up with tiny treasures I haven’t seen in a year and enjoying the twinkling lights each night, to opening presents around it on Christmas day. Did
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – an easy way to make your own beautiful bling. They say there’s no such thing as too much bling and this easy project will have the little ones, and you, making a treasure trove of jaunty jewels in no time.
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – how to smarten up your smartphone. I recently wrote about the secret to using your Smartphone Smartly. If you just can’t get enough of your phone, these clever crafts, to smarten up your smartphone, will be just what you need.
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – how to make a turtle planter. World Turtle Day is celebrated on May 23 each year to raise awareness about the plight and importance of those wonderful creatures. Did you read my post, A Tantalising Turtle Tale to Add Magic to Your Day? To celebrate
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – turning fence palings and clay into poppy art. With ANZAC day just around the corner, I’ve decided to share with you the instructions for a lovely piece of artwork featuring poppies. The poppy has important significance when it comes to war. The corn poppy, also