Fireworks

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Art Crafts | Posted on 24-11-2011 | 4,785 views

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The year end is near and that calls for a celebration. Let’s make a fireworks artwork today ๐Ÿ˜€

Dilute some paints (the more watery the better) and drip some on art block. With a straw in your mouth, blow to spread the paint. Repeat this process until you’ve achieved the fireworks you desires ๐Ÿ˜€

The kids and their fireworks art ๐Ÿ™‚

Yellow Angry Bird Pyssla Beads

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Bird, Pyssla Beads | Posted on 23-11-2011 | 7,216 views

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Still in the mood for Pyssla Beads. Here’s a Yellow Angry Bird ๐Ÿ˜€

Yellow Angry Bird

Egg mold as CUTE bread cutter

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Food craft | Posted on 16-11-2011 | 3,660 views

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Since the little boy started school, it is a headache to think of what to make for him to bring to class.

I made this cute little cheese sandwiches the other day and he super loves it! Read the full entry here.

I have to think creatively now to add ‘excitement’ into his lunch box. I’m not into making a full-fledged bento. Too much hassle and I always believe, the more we handle the food, the more contaminated it can be -__-

Bubble wrap Honeycomb art

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Bee, Fingerprint Art, Insect crafts | Posted on 11-11-2011 | 12,502 views

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Let’s make a honeycomb using bubble wrap today ๐Ÿ˜€

Honeycomb

Paint a piece of bubble wrap

Place the painted surface down on a piece of paper

Paint your thumb and stamp all over as the bees

Paint the wings and draw lines on the bees.

Now comes the fun part. Mix some paint with PVA glue.

Drip the mixture onto the honeycomb

Hold the paper up and see the paint mixture flow creating honey in the honeycomb ๐Ÿ˜€

Optional : I cut some ovals out of yellow foam and get the kids to paste them onto the honeycomb. Paste plastic wings too.

Security and performance of crafty-crafted.com

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in News | Posted on 10-11-2011 | 2,452 views

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Hello there. Greetings. Hereโ€™s a quick update from the shadowman.

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At the same time, weโ€™ve increased the performance of the website to cater for the exponential growth in this website popularity, and of course the author herself :) . We hope this will provide better experience to all of you.

Drop Merryn a message if you require more information on this. Thank you for your continuous support.

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Toilet Paper Roll Bird

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Bird, Craft from Recycled Materials, Easter, Toilet Paper Roll | Posted on 01-11-2011 | 12,875 views

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Let’s make a bird today. Not an angry bird but a cute one ๐Ÿ˜€

Toilet Paper Roll Bird

Paint a toilet paper roll any colour to your liking.

Paint your thumb white and stamp as the white eye. Paint your pointer black and stamp again as the eyeball ๐Ÿ˜€

Cut two triangles out of orange construction paper for the beak

Spread PVA glue all over the toilet roll

Now it’s the fun part – Sticking feathers onto the bird.

Instead of buying feathers from craft store, I bought a brand new feather duster and stripped the feathers from it instead. It’s much cheaper that way!

The kids with their bird ๐Ÿ˜€