Fabric scraps collage houses
If you like me keep fabric scraps here’s an idea. Get some cardboard and glue and some markers. They can do anything rainbows, cars, butterflies. We went for houses this time.
I made a beautiful Christmas village with a few handmade cardboard and fabric houses, some instant snow, miniature trees and statues and some lights. I also hidden Alexa in one of the houses so our little town has music too.
Cardboard & fabric houses
I have been making a few cardboard houses for a little Christmas village. I always loved the miniature festive villages, but buying enough of them to make a display can cost a fortune. These houses are made with cardboard boxes, scrap fabric and some Christmas ribbon, buttons and ornaments. Cut the walls of the houses […]
Old short storage box
I made this from cardboard and and old cotton shirt. If you are not good at sewing then use a glue gun to fix the fabric to the box.
Cardboard rocket project
Build a rocket from cardboard boxes. I used thermawrap insulation and party banners to decorate it, but you can also use aluminium foil. Print some signs like NASA logo, flags and a view from space for a pretend window. Put a chair with seat belt (I used the swing chair) or improvise one. For the […]
Space cardboard collage
Sorry for my absence. Between work and school I have little time left for the blog. I love a big cardboard collage. It’s a fun way of doing homework or learning. I use them for discoverig different topics or to practice writing, drawing or counting as well as refine fine motor skills by perfecting cutting […]
Fruit & vegetable stamps
I have not posted in a while. With lockdown lifted we try our best to get out for walks and other activities. Here’s our last indoor project idea. Make some stamps for painting from celery, lemons, apples or patatoes. Get a big cardboard and some paint and let the mess begin. Do make sure to […]
I made many cards along the years, but not managed to photograph all. Here are some using the 3D decoupage technique. I like using ribbons, CDs, stickers, buttons, cut shapes, strings to create movement.
Find a box and transform it into a boat. Make a steering wheel from cardboard, get some sticks to hang a muslim or a tea towel and improvise some paddles and a fishing rod. I used a magnet fishing rod and coins as fish. Have fun!
Stay home ideas 17
Cake decoration with cardboard and leftover icing, hit the balloons with the spoon for the baby and roller painting cardboard boxes.