Category Archives: Holidays & Seasons

Plastic Bottle Pig Planter

By Guest Blogger Rachel from the Blog Doodle and Stitch.

Doodle and stitch is a craft blog full of fun and colourful craft ideas, tutorials and videos for people of all ages and abilities, from DIY home decor to messy kids crafts and everything in between.

Upcycle an old plastic bottle into an adorable pig planter!

A great farmyard animal craft idea for kids – learn how to make a pig planter out of an old plastic bottle!

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Candle Making

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Lighting a candle is the ultimate way to make your home feel more warm and cozy. You can have wonderful scents wafting through the air and a nice, warm, flickering light next to you as you sit with a mug of a warm drink under a blanket. Does it really get any better?

Tissue Paper Transfer Candles

Tissue Paper Transfer Candles

Grab a few super cheap pillar candles and make them look so much more chic with this easy tissue transfer technique. These make great homemade gifts and look so nice in a hurricane jar or just set out on your mantle.

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Kids Crafts: Penguins!

We’re right in the middle of winter with only spring to look forward to. Lots of kids start to get a little cabin fever when it’s too cold for them to go out and play. Lots of kids also love penguins, so it only makes sense to entertain them by making some penguin friends to get them through the winter!

Soda Bottle Penguin

Soda Bottle Penguin

Not only is this penguin adorable, but it also reuses plastic bottles which can help keep the real penguins’ ocean homes safe. Make a whole Waddle of penguins! (Can you believe that’s actually what you call a group of them?)

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Let’s Pretend it’s Spring

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Now that the holidays are over, the magic of winter is gone for me. I never know what to do with myself come January as I just wait for the sun to come back and for flowers and birds. You could call me a winter grinch. So, I’m skipping right ahead to spring this week, maybe we can fake it until the winter is over.

Fanciful Fabric Butterflies

Fanciful Fabric Butterflies

These colorful butterflies are a great way to add some spring cheer to a dreary winter home. They can brighten up your winter outfits as a hair accessory or brooch, or can help you work away some of the time you’re stuck inside.

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