Make your own golf ball ladybugs – Craft projects for every fan!
Golf Ball Ladybugs! Got some old golf balls at home? Then recycle them and make a cute decoration for your garden! Painting golf balls to look like ladybugs is easy so it's a great project to do with kids. Just don't forget to wear an appropriate mask when you're spray painting the golf balls. ;) Is this going to be your next family fun activity?
The Next Phase and ... Enjoying What Already Is!
It is such a delight to walk around the play area and watch children thoroughly enjoying the environment not for the sake of what we have created, but for what they are imagining. I take photos, but cannot quite capture the expressions that range from intensity to complete relaxation; from energetic ignition to complex discovery. Our completed Phase One and Two are holding up fine. The plants, grass and what I think of as the 'creative envelopes' we've designed, for children to 'fill' are…
DIY WOODEN BUNTING - LADYLAND
Here’s a really simple garden project – DIY wooden bunting. We’re building a “treehouse” for the kids in our garden. I say “treehouse” because there are no trees in our garden. In fact calling it a garden is quite a compliment, it’s a courtyard that now has a shed on stilts in the corner …which needs a bit of jazzing up. So to decorate it I thought some bunting might be nice, but fabric bunting always ends up looking kind of ratty after a while when it’s outside, so I used some left-over…
DIY Hand Planters
If your tastes tend toward the unusual, these hands will appeal. Relax! These are 'armless hypertufa hands :D Hypertufa is a 'rock' made from aggregates bonded together with Portland cement. It's a manufactured substitute for natural tufa, which is a slowly precipitated limes ...
Wildlife Wall Using Recycled Materials
It’s not as easy as it looks when trying to strike that perfect balance between a conservation-friendly outdoor space with stylish appeal, so we have created this wildlife wall which acts as a refuge for many spectacular and extraordinary species of nature. As you will remember – not all that long ago we created an Alp
It's the first ever National Upcyling Day! The North West are already ahead of the game #UpcycleRevolution
It’s the 24th June 2015 and the first ever National Upcycling Day! I was so happy to be part of the Gumtree event last Tuesday and glad to meet so many like-minded people from all over the UK. I left London with lots of inspiration to carry on up-cycling and have many ideas for my … Read More