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  1. 5 clever craft ideas for the weekend

    Clever craft ideas: Balloon Wall Photobooth by Handmade Charlotte.

    Thank goodness for the weekend. How are you going? If you’re at the end of the school holidays, and need a fast activity to keep the kids busy, read on.

    I’ve also included some clever craft ideas from some of my favourite DIY blogs, including party decorations, jewellery and plants. Perfect if you’re looking for a fun project for your own crafternoon.

    Being creative and making something with your hands not only gives you a sense of achievement, but it’s also the perfect way to wind down from the week.

    I really hope you find something that inspires you this weekend.

    1. (Pictured above) Make a colourful statement at your next party with a vibrant DIY balloon wall photobooth by Oh Happy Day.

    Clever craft ideas: DIY water garden by The Merrythought.

    2. Create a gorgeous water garden in a bottle with this clever tutorial by The Merrythought.

    Clever craft ideas: DIY pressed flower pendants by Monsters Circus

    3. In this tutorial by Monsters Circus, you’ll learn how to make your own pretty pressed flower pendants.

    Clever craft ideas: Paper Plate Birds via Poppytalk.

    4. Grab some paper plates and gather the kids for a crafternoon making a flock of beautiful birds with Poppytalk.

    Clever craft ideas: Cardboard donuts by Art Bar.

    5. Got a craving for donuts? Head over to Art Bar and get the tutorial for giant cardboard donuts – it will go down a treat with the kids.

    Tell me: which project takes your fancy?

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