Beautiful butterflies by Crafty Thumbs

Crafty Thumbs

This is just adorable and would make a lovely gift for mum for Christmas, Birthday or Mother’s Day. We love the butterflies and the sentiment created by Crafty Thumbs. Just one in a large range of beautiful framed gifts including scrabble art Continue reading

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Toy boxes to treasure

Pitter Patter toy boxesIt’s funny how you come across things…Working on a completely non-craft related project (yes we have day jobs too) I happened across Pitter Patter furniture, and what a fantastic find they are. They hand craft beautiful children’s furniture, including a small obsession of mine toy boxes! Toy boxes don’t just have to be ‘practical storage solutions’ (yawn), they can be a delightful piece of furniture, that your child will use and love for years to come. Continue reading

Handmade Valentine

Valentines Day will soon be upon us, and nothing says ‘personal and thoughtful’ more than a handmade gift. Below are some of the unique handmade valentine gifts available from our Twitter family.  We love the handmade roses by CandEDesigns, a gift that will never wilt away; the gorgeous quirky valentine gifts from MisHeleneous (love the hearts for the dog lovers) and Charmingifts’ gorgeous tea light candle holder.

Follow @ourcraftythings and tweet us your handmade valentine items to get added below.

Quirky Sewing Continue reading

Christmas Crafts for Kids

2013-11-08 15.48.37Tis the season to get crafty!  Never is there a better time to get the kids making and doing than right now. Decorations, cards and gifts can all be made in a midst of glitter, glue and tissue paper. We’ve pulled together a list of some of our favourite crafty kids activities we’ve found online – hopefully they’ll inspire you to do some festive crafting too! Continue reading

Dusting a little tooth fairy magic…

There are lots of things you can do to make a visit from the Tooth Fairy extra special. You can dust glitter over the bedroom and leave a teeny tiny thank you note. A visit from the tooth fairy doesn’t just have to be about cold hard cash after all.

We love these fairy doors by Wendy’s Shabby Chic – how else would the tooth fairy get in? www.facebook.com/WendysShabbyChic

Tooth Fairy Door by Wendy's Shabby Chic

And this roarsome tooth pillow with pocket by Mella’s Makings is definitely a winner with the boys.   www.facebook.com/MellasMakings 

Freddies Tooth Pillow