Halloween Candy Bags: DIY Painted Trick or Treat bags

DianaCrafts, Halloween, Seasons

Halloween Candy Bags

Halloween Candy Bags These cute halloween candy bags are really easy to make with cheap white paper bags, black paint and alphabet stamps. Just add sweets. Materials: White Bags Black Paint Black thin sharpie Rubber stamps & Black ink Puffy paint – for eyes The white bags are available for a few pence each on Amazon.   We wanted a monochrome … Read More

DianaHalloween Candy Bags: DIY Painted Trick or Treat bags

Halloween Lanterns made with Recycled Jam Jars

DianaCrafts, Halloween

halloween lanterns

Halloween Lanterns from Jam Jars These halloween lanterns are an easy halloween craft, children can make themselves from a few scraps of paper and some recycled jam jars. Materials Needed Jam Jars Crepe Paper (Orange and White) Cut into Black Card Glue or double sided tape Tea lights or battery Lights Cut rectangles of crepe paper as high as the jam … Read More

DianaHalloween Lanterns made with Recycled Jam Jars

Bumblebee Softie Tutorial. Sew at home project with instructions.

DianaCrafts, Sewing

Bumblebee Softie Tutorial At the beginning of the summer, we made this bumblebee softie.  A while back my friend Trixi asked me to take part in an international sewing day to get children around the world sewing via tutorials and hands-on workshops.  Abbi and I made these cute bacon and egg softies as part of the project.  It was great fun … Read More

DianaBumblebee Softie Tutorial. Sew at home project with instructions.

Dubrovnik Highlights


Dubrovnik Highlights

In July we had our summer holiday in Dubrovnik for 10 days.  We stayed in the Sun Gardens Dubrovnik, and ventured in to the city a number of times.  It was a fabulous holiday and these are our Dubrovnik Highlights. 1. Explore Old Town Dubrovnik Obviously a trip to Dubrovnik would not be complete without exploring the old city.  I defy anyone not … Read More

DianaDubrovnik Highlights

Sun Gardens Dubrovnik Review


We are just back from a fabulous holiday at the Sun Gardens Dubrovnik on the Dalmatian coast. Last year we did a three week extended holiday to India, changing location 7 times in three weeks.  It was the trip of a lifetime (check it out here if you want more info), and although we built in lots of fun activities, … Read More

DianaSun Gardens Dubrovnik Review