Category Archives: Arts and crafts

Art in the park – Whitworth Weekending Festival

We are very lucky up here in the Greater Manchester area – we are treated to a huge variety of free events and family activities hosted by various museums, galleries and organisations. In the last few months we have been …

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Beautiful Buttons

Button Art

Last year I had a go at some button art pictures, and now that Annabelle is older and interested in staying focused for a little longer she has been making some of her own! We started out our button adventure …

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Finger-Print Thank You Cards

Finger Print Cards

After Annabelle’s Birthday, we set about making some thank you cards. After a little search on Pinterest¬†¬†we decided to try some fingerprint flowers! Annabelle chose various coloured paints, and she simply placed a few finger prints on each card to …

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Gnome Garden

Gnome Garden

We have a new friend outside – our ‘Garden Guardian’! This little fella arrived in a ‘paint your own gnome’ pack from Morrisons. Annabelle enjoyed choosing what colour hat and coat to give him, and making sure he would look …

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Paper Punch Art

Paper Punch Art

Coloured paper, paper punches and glue. Simple, and so pretty! This was one of those spur of the moment crafts that had no real plan or direction – I just saw the paper punches and thought that Annabelle would really …

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