Scrapbooking your child’s first two years

"The first two years adventure” is the title of the photo album I made for my little girl's second birthday. It is a scrapbook of 40 decorated sheets, containing diary pages and photos...

A family break in Barcelona – plus a Gaudì-inspired craft-activity

An idea for a child-friendly short holiday? Absolutely Barcelona! In the post I share our 5-day experience in the amazing Catalan capital with two young explorers, from travel planning to resources for engaging children during travel, plus a Gaudì-inspired craft activity with free printables. Enjoy!

DIY recycled patchwork rag-dolls sofa

Rag dolls, their outfits and accessories are a priceless open-ended toy and a cute handmade gift idea. I repurposed upholstery fabric samples in a cosy patchwork couch, perfect for rag dolls.

Halloween Creepy Crafts

Waiting for Halloween, have fun with your children during half-term in themed craft activities, from the creation of spooky ornaments - giant pop-up castle, toilet-rolls mummies, 3D pen cobwebs - to the carving of spectral pumpkins in different sizes.

3D Disney hats frames / nameplates

Waiting for my second child, I involved my elder son in making frames decorated with Minnie bow, Goofy hat and Donald Duck headgear, simply recycling cardboard and old newspapers using the paper-mache technique. They can be used as a photo frame or a nameplate...