Easiest DIY toy ever

When last did I do a DIY Toy here? When last did I do a DIY anything? those of you new to the blog, I used to focus mostly on crafts and DIYs , hacks and tips and although the hacks and tips are here every week I have not DIYed in a while – actually no, I have, I just have not taken any pictures of said DIYs in a while…so last night Aidan and I sat down at my crafting desk (yes i have one of those) and came up with these face pebbles.

This diy toy is  sooo simple and can be used in a variety of ways, we play tic-tac-toe,  memory and we also do simple addition and subtraction games (yes , my kid thinks maths is a game. yes, I should get a maternity test)

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Christmas Crafts: Monster Wallet

I’m starting out my series of Christmas Crafts with a quick tutorial…how to make a monster wallet. Aidan really wants a wallet and since I figure he is going to lose it anyway (I know my kid) I decided to make one…it makes an ideal stocking filler, especially if you put a card/coins from game center in there.

monster

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How to make your own laptop/tablet sleeve

diy laptop sleeve

Anyone in the market for a super easy diy laptop/tablet sleeve?

I recently got a new laptop, it’s rather small (I don’t even think it can be called a laptop in all honesty) and can fit in my handbag. I wanted to keep it protected from everything else that can fit in my handbag – loads of things, loads – so I grabbed some felt, vintage buttons and made my own laptop sleeve – yeah me.

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How to make magnets out of mini groceries

little shop magnets

So I’ve got another fridge magnet DIY for you…

You know how everyone is little shop crazy? You don’t know? You live under a rock do you?

Hehehe just teasing, but really, I didn’t think anything would surpass the PNP stickeez craze, but I was wrong as Checkers sort of hit the nail on the head with their Little Shop Collectables. Grown folk are losing their minds over these tiny stinking cute toys.

I got a bunch yesterday and simple HAD TO turn them into fridge magnets…

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How to make dress-up boxing gloves

So why make dress-up boxing gloves? Well, Aidan is at a “LIKE YOU” stage. He wants to do everything Rob and I do. This includes boxing.
Please be under no illusions that I’m like a boxing person now.

Rob bought me a speed bag and showed me how to use it for stress relief. He himself has a punching bag and now Aidy wants in on the action with his inflatable doll thing that comes back up when you punch it – you know the type.

To make it more realistic I decided to make him some “dress-up boxing gloves” from felt here is how:

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