Top 5 Craft Projects

Here are my five favourite projects I’ve worked on either with or for my children! Have you tried any of these? Click the heading links to read each individual blog post. 5. Shed Makeover I transformed an unloved garden shed into a play den for my two sons. All I needed was some paint and freebies sourced from Freecycle. 4. Garden Den I set up a den, hidden in shady corner of the garden, to provide much needed shelter from the sun. 3. Boxing Clever We turned an old box into a cool and quirky dragon diorama! 2. The Crown … Continue reading Top 5 Craft Projects

Feeling Shady: a den for the kids

On hot summer days I always look for shade. Not just for myself, but for my children, too. That’s why I made this little den in a shady corner of our garden. Positioned under a large apple tree, behind a shed and next to a big hedge, this spot is almost always in the shade. There isn’t really much to it; just some tarp, a couple of chairs, and some bunting. It is hidden away in this leafy spot, out of sight from the rest of the garden, waiting to be discovered. A place for imaginative play, away from the … Continue reading Feeling Shady: a den for the kids