Melted Snowman Biscuits

Christmas Food Ideas - Melted Snowman Biscuits

MELTED SNOWMAN BISCUITS It is that time of year and soon we will be bombarded with end of year parties, kindergarten get-togethers, endless parties and family gatherings. Are you always stuck with – “bring a platter or something to share?” Here is a cute little idea that the kids will go bonkers over. I usually […]

Fingerprint Christmas Cards

Homemade Christmas Cards - Fingerprint Christmas Cards - Elves

Fingerprint Christmas Cards  It’s time to start thinking about Christmas and what a fantastic way to get started is with some handmade Christmas cards for your family and friends. Use the little people in your house (and their fingers) to make the cutest cards to hand out this Christmas. And… as with all the craft […]

Peg Angel Christmas Decoration

Christmas Craft - How to make a Peg Angel Christmas Decoration

I adore peg dolls. It’s easy to make an angel doll you can use as a decoration for the Christmas tree. You can find more peg doll tutorials here: Pirate Peg Doll, Mermaid Peg Doll, Ballerina Peg Doll.  These are a lovely gift idea for teachers (write the child’s name and year under the skirt […]

Candy Cane Bead Christmas Tree Decoration

Christmas Crafts - Easy Bead Candy Cane Tree Decoration

This is a super simple tree decoration that looks adorable hanging on the Christmas Tree or around the house. Materials Pipe Cleaner Beads Twine Method 1. Thread 1 bead on to a pipe cleaner, leaving just a little at the base to bend around the first bead to secure it. 2. Thread beads in a […]

DIY Clay Nativity Scene

Christmas Crafts - DIY Nativity Scene

Christmas is still a few months away but it’s closing in fast!  This is a gorgeously simple Christmas craft activity to keep in mind when you come to decorate the house for the festive season in the up coming months. A nativity scene captures the essence of Christmas, and reminds us of the real reason for […]

DIY Christmas Cracker

How to make a Christmas Cracker

Q: What do you get if you cross Santa with a duck? A: A Christmas quacker! Christmas crackers (or bon bons) are well known for their corny jokes, paper crowns and novelty gifts, but Christmas wouldn’t be complete without them. Adored by children since the mid-1800s, Christmas crackers add fun to any Christmas party, and […]

Christmas Craft: Pasta Angel Decoration

Christmas Crafts - Christmas Pasta Angels

Christmas Pasta Angels Putting up the Christmas tree and donning it in sparkly decorations is a treasured Christmas tradition for most families. Kids love making their own decorations and hanging them on the tree in a random fashion. Are you one of those mums that perfects the Christmas tree after the little ones have gone […]

Snowman Tic Tacs

school holiday pack - christmas gift

These cute snow packs can be whipped up in a jiffy. Fun for stocking fillers, gifts or table decorations. Materials Tic Tacs Sticky Labels (I found Avery 64 x 34 mm labels to be the perfect size) Let it snow (PDF)    or    Let it snow (Word File) 1. Create labels using clip art […]

Christmas Doughnut Wreath

Christmas Food Ideas - Doughnut Wreath -

Christmas fun food: it’s something I struggle with because I’m not really into sweet food.  I remember one year attempting a Gingerbread house and it was a disaster.  I laugh now but it was so stressful at the time and I vowed NEVER AGAIN to attempt such a creation. Charli and Ashlee from Charli’s Crafty […]

Surprise Christmas Tree Pinatas


I enlisted the help of Charli’s Crafty Kitchen for some crafty food ideas, and below you’ll find a fabulous tutorial on how to make adorable Christmas Tree Pinatas. Place in clear wrap, add a ribbon and you have a cute homemade gift or make a few of these trees for a fabulous (and edible) table centrepiece. […]

Ribbon Christmas Tree Decoration

ribbon christmas tree decoration

Hey, hey! November is here, and it becomes less weird to do Christmas stuff, yes?  Well, I made a few adorable Christmas tree decorations using ribbon this week, to start off the festive season.  The idea was inspired by a sewing extraordinaire who blogs about many of her projects, but there were no instructions on […]

Cute Candy Cane Reindeer Antler Craft

Christmas craft -- candy cane reindeer antler

Cute, and so easy: this reindeer craft is a fun gift to make for friends. What you need 2 x Candy Canes Sticky tape Brown string or wool (about a metre) 2 x google eyes Red jewel nose (or hole punch red cardboard) Craft glue Instructions 1.  Tape the two candy canes together with sticky […]

Candy Cane Chocolate Hearts

christmas food -- candy cane chocolate hearts

Guest Post from Kristie Kristie is a mum who loves making treats and she is sharing how to make candy cane chocolate hearts. Materials Packet of mini candy cane Chocolate melts (white or milk) Small plastic gift bags Ribbon Instructions Line ray with baking paper Melt chocolate Arrange 2 candy canes on the baking paper […]